Growing Sweet Peas

Sweet PeasA most popular annual, the sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus) is not difficult to grow, though the richer the soil the better the results. Given good cultivation it will produce stems 2 ft. long bearing four, five or more florets. Elegant, graceful and fragrant, with the exception of yellow, it will provide every color of the spectrum and dozens of […]

Growing Sweet Peas, Annual Flower Information

The Sweet Peas of our gardens delight us while they provoke us. We sincerely wish that they might bloom for a longer time, yet they are an unqualified joy when they are in flower. Many thoughts arise in the minds of true Sweet Pea lovers. For Instance, Helen Milman, writes: “I think the Sweet Pea is a frivolous flower and […]

How to grow Radish from seed

Radishes Seeds of this quick-growing vegetable may be sown for salads at intervals from early March to October. It is generally treated as a catch crop, being sown on a piece of ground which is intended for cabbages or some other crop to be planted subsequently. A rich, moist soil and cool conditions yield the most succulent radishes. Slow growth […]

3 signs it’s time for new farm waterproofs

With all jobs that involve spending a long time outside, it’s imperative that you’ve got the right equipment to keep you warm and dry. If you’ve been traipsing along using the same old waterproofs for years now, you might want to consider whether it’s time for an upgrade. Looking at articles like this will likely be the first sign that […]

Protecting Your Garden Equipment: An All-Season Guide

Picture this: you’re an enthusiastic gardener, ready for a weekend of fruitful toil, only to discover rust on your favourite shears or your lawnmower refusing to start. Sound familiar? Such is a common woe faced by garden lovers across the country. Your garden equipment – the heart and soul of your green pursuits – often faces the brunt of weather […]

Gardening tasks to Do in May

MAY is the joyous month of the year, when old and young are working in their gardens. Perennials are now com­ing into bloom, but the various bulbous flowers are putting forth every effort to distract our attention from their fair sisters. The unwise annuals are grow­ing, preparing for their profusion of bloom, overlooking the fact that other plants are conserving […]

Trendy Seed Varieties – Each Offering a Perfectly Useful Surprise

Summer is one of the most fulfilling seasons for a gardener. Fields, containers and raised boxes are filled with green foliage, bright blooms and sentimental aromas. From tomatoes that are plump with rich juices to freshly cut herbs unlike anything found on grocery store shelves, summer is a gardener’s heaven. With harvesting efforts beginning, it’s time to highlight some of […]

Children and Vegetable Gardening

Hello fellow Earthlings, and welcome back to the garden. In this discussion, children are the primary topic. We will be talking about ways to make the garden a happy family project as well as an incredible instrument for teaching your kids the amazing ways that nature works. So let’s take a walk in the garden and bring the kids along. […]

How to Grow Your Own Fruits and Vegetables and Get the Top Results

Growing your own fruit and vegetables is a fun and rewarding thing to do. These days we are all looking for healthier options and by growing your own produce, you can guarantee that it is totally organic. Chemicals and pesticides can cause all kinds of health problems so knowing exactly what is in your food can reassure you that it […]

Planning for a Large Vegetable Garden: Tips and Tricks

Many people start their gardening hobby by just growing a few plants here and there, maybe some tomatoes, herbs, and other “easy” plants. More often than not, this small part-time hobby grows into something that becomes an entire lifestyle. Making the transition from a very small garden to one that’s considerably larger requires a lot of planning. Maybe you want […]