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  • Ringer Lawn Treatment

    Ringer Lawn Restore, sometimes called lawn treatment, is an organic fertilizer in the form of…

    Last Updated: Apr 25, 2011 | Views: 12363

  • Oil Palm Sludge as a Source of Soil Fertility

    Oil palms are grown in Malaysia and Indonesia primarily. The fruit from an oil palm…

    Last Updated: Feb 3, 2011 | Views: 13293

  • Burdock Tea for Garden Use

    Burdock root (Arctium lappa), a member of the daisy family, is thought by traditional healers…

    Last Updated: Nov 18, 2010 | Views: 13977

  • Hydroponics and Cloning

    It is more beneficial to grow a hydroponic plant from a clone (clipping) than from…

    Last Updated: Nov 4, 2010 | Views: 10685

  • Germinating & Hydroponics

    Hydroponics consists of growing plants in a water solution, rather than soil. The water solution…

    Last Updated: Nov 4, 2010 | Views: 9108

  • Fertilizer for Organic Hydroponics

    Plants take nutrition from soil, water and air in order to grow. Plant growth may…

    Last Updated: Nov 1, 2010 | Views: 12927

  • How Sugar and Water Affect Plants

    There are a number of growth factors that have an affect on the overall growth…

    Last Updated: Sep 30, 2010 | Views: 9455

  • How to Make a Net for a Composting Bucket

    Using a net or sack when brewing compost tea in a bucket makes the cleanup…

    Last Updated: Sep 27, 2010 | Views: 7926

  • Information on Greenvale Organic Plant Food

    Greenvale Plant Food is made in Yorkshire, England, and is available through online organic garden…

    Last Updated: Sep 28, 2010 | Views: 6063

  • Blood Meal for Peach Trees

    Blood meal is just what it sounds like: the blood, usually from cows, that's collected…

    Last Updated: Sep 28, 2010 | Views: 9330

  • Sugar As a Lawn Fertilizer

    Gardeners who add sugar to their fertilizer are seeking improved vitality and overall plant growth.…

    Last Updated: Sep 28, 2010 | Views: 12978

  • Organic Fertilizer for Orange Trees

    Using organic fertilizer for your orange tree can help you feel better about your tree's…

    Last Updated: Sep 9, 2010 | Views: 7942

  • Safe Lawn Fertilizer

    While a lovely lawn beckons for a picnic basket and a blanket, the carpet beneath…

    Last Updated: Sep 8, 2010 | Views: 3355

  • Natural Houseplant Food

    Since houseplants live in a controlled, indoor environment, you need to fertilize them occasionally; this…

    Last Updated: Sep 7, 2010 | Views: 9450

  • Compost Making Process

    While the average consumer continues to throw away garbage at an astounding rate, it may…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 4623

  • The Ideal Temperature for Soil Composting Bacteria

    Compost temperatures must range between 135 and 160 degrees F to kill disease-causing organisms and…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 5106

  • How Much Wood Ash Should Be Added to Soil?

    Wood ash can help improve acidic soil and can be used on plants that are…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 9150

  • Biodynamic Planting

    Biodynamic planting originated from a series of lectures by the German philosopher Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925).…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 10424

  • Organic Tree Spraying

    As the interest in growing fruit and ornamental trees organically rises, the challenge of controlling…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 6326

  • Top Rated Fertilizers

    By definition, fertilizer is any material, organic or inorganic, that supplies plant life with additional…

    Last Updated: Aug 20, 2010 | Views: 9711

  • Beer as Plant Food

    The idea of using beer as plant food has been around for decades. For many…

    Last Updated: Aug 19, 2010 | Views: 12940

  • The Hill System of Planting a Vegetable Garden

    The hill system of vegetable gardening is not as complicated as it sounds. Heat-loving vegetables,…

    Last Updated: Aug 16, 2010 | Views: 13939

  • Organic Lawn Fertilizer Products

    According to the Denver Post, lawns use 2 percent of all of the fossil fuels…

    Last Updated: Aug 12, 2010 | Views: 5259

  • Pet-Friendly Grass Fertilizer

    Keeping lawns green is almost an obsession for some Americans. According to the United States…

    Last Updated: Aug 10, 2010 | Views: 6475

  • Safe Wood for Raised Beds in an Organic Garden

    Avoid using creosote or pentachlorophenol-treated lumber when building raised beds, especially for vegetable gardening. Instead,…

    Last Updated: Aug 10, 2010 | Views: 11377

  • Homemade Pest Control for Organic Gardens

    There are many homemade solutions that can help keep harmful chemicals out of the garden.…

    Last Updated: Aug 10, 2010 | Views: 10211

  • Organic Pest Control for Apple Trees

    Thousands of varieties of apples grow worldwide but only a hundred or so are commercially…

    Last Updated: Aug 6, 2010 | Views: 10216

  • The Application of Gypsum to Clay Soil

    Gypsum is a safe, nontoxic and inexpensive mineral that when added to compacted earth, in…

    Last Updated: Aug 5, 2010 | Views: 11561

  • Landscape & Environmental Planning

    Growing populations put an increasing strain on the environment. Universities like the University of Utah…

    Last Updated: Aug 5, 2010 | Views: 3406

  • Composting Machines & Equipment

    Compost happens. It happens in your garden and right under your feet in your backyard,…

    Last Updated: Aug 5, 2010 | Views: 4564

  • Lady Bugs for the Garden

    The ladybug is a friend to all gardeners. The tiny little insect is a natural…

    Last Updated: Aug 4, 2010 | Views: 5120

  • How Often Should You Apply Fish Emulsion to Vegetables?

    Fish emulsion should be applied to vegetable foliage every 10 days to two weeks during…

    Last Updated: Aug 1, 2010 | Views: 7548

  • Will Egg Shells for Fertilizer Help a Plant Grow Faster?

    Egg shells will not help a plant grow faster because the nutrients they provide must…

    Last Updated: Jul 31, 2010 | Views: 8446

  • Difference Between Topsoil & Compost

    Soil acts as more than a means of mechanical support for the roots of your…

    Last Updated: Jul 31, 2010 | Views: 26690

  • Does Compost Soil Grow Plants Better Than Potting Soil?

    A mix works better than either potting soil or compost on its own, soil ecologists…

    Last Updated: Jul 29, 2010 | Views: 7638

  • Composting & Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Yard trimmings and food scraps make up 26 percent of the total U.S. waste thrown…

    Last Updated: Jul 28, 2010 | Views: 6642

  • What to Put on Vegetable Plants That Won't Hurt Pets

    Insecticidal soaps are safe to use on plants and do not usually harm animals. These…

    Last Updated: Jul 28, 2010 | Views: 2439

  • Gardening & Epsom Salts

    The world first took notice of Epsom salts when a farmer in the town of…

    Last Updated: Jul 25, 2010 | Views: 12689

  • Marigold & Companion Plants

    Marigold is a beautiful and versatile plant in the garden. Planted as soon as the…

    Last Updated: Jul 24, 2010 | Views: 9502

  • How to Make Worm Bins From Wood

    Wooden bins are preferable to plastic bins for outdoor worm composting. They don't degrade as…

    Last Updated: Jul 24, 2010 | Views: 6132

  • What Does Organic Fertilizer Have That Makes Plants Grow Fast?

    Organic fertilizer contains humus or plant materials that decompose gradually, releasing nutrients into the soil…

    Last Updated: Jul 24, 2010 | Views: 6088

  • Comparison of Composting Toilets

    Composting toilets have been around for generations in one form or another. Scandinavian countries first…

    Last Updated: Jul 24, 2010 | Views: 5271

  • How to Compare Composting Toilets

    Composting toilets are one of many modern recycling items used today. These biological toilets have…

    Last Updated: Jul 23, 2010 | Views: 5067

  • Composting and Commodes

    Environmental consciousness and safety have become mainstream concerns within society. Because of this awareness, efforts…

    Last Updated: Jul 23, 2010 | Views: 2571

  • Gardening With Red Worms

    If you want an easy way to add compost to your garden, try gardening with…

    Last Updated: Jul 23, 2010 | Views: 5237

  • Organic Vs. Inorganic Fertilizer

    There can be any number of reasons for wanting to use either an organic fertilizer…

    Last Updated: Jul 23, 2010 | Views: 10192

  • How to Compost Year-Round

    Composting is an effective way to create your own homegrown fertilizer for a variety of…

    Last Updated: Jul 23, 2010 | Views: 3593

  • How Good Are Tumbling Compost Bins?

    Tumblers make composting kitchen wastes easy and quick. With little effort on the homeowner's part…

    Last Updated: Jul 23, 2010 | Views: 3407

  • Egg Shells & Gardening

    In an effort to save money and avoid synthetic fertilizers and amendments, many gardeners turn…

    Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010 | Views: 16364

  • Which Kind of Compost Helps Florida Plants Grow?

    Florida soil is generally sandy, sterile and alkaline. The addition of just about any organic…

    Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010 | Views: 3748

  • Composting & Sunlight

    Composting is a natural process of recycling that uses heat to turn organic material into…

    Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010 | Views: 7114

  • Can I Compost Mimosa?

    Proper composting requires a balance of greens, or nitrogen-based material, and browns, or carbon-based material.…

    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010 | Views: 6402

  • What Will Make a Plant Grow Faster, Dirt or Potting Soil?

    Plants grow best in a medium designed specifically for them. Potting soil can be tailored…

    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010 | Views: 9949

  • How to Compost Grass Seed

    Grass seed can be composted with the understanding that some seed may not be heated…

    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010 | Views: 3799

  • How to Build Your Own Compost Bin Sliding Screens

    Compost bins are entering the mainstream in today's environmentally-conscious society. While composting is a good…

    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010 | Views: 5047

  • Compost Toilet Installation

    For people looking for a complete self-sufficient home, composting toilets are a natural addition. Compost…

    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010 | Views: 4715

  • Can I Compost Prawn Shells?

    Prawn shells can be composted but they must be buried deeply into the compost in…

    Last Updated: Jul 20, 2010 | Views: 7691

  • How to Install Gravity Rain Barrels

    Rainwater harvesting is an environmentally safe method to efficiently collect water for various purposes around…

    Last Updated: Jul 20, 2010 | Views: 5465

  • Organic Soil Treatment

    Many people hold a handful of soil and think "dirt," an inanimate substrate that provides…

    Last Updated: Jul 20, 2010 | Views: 6453

  • Growing Vegetable Seedlings for Market

    Growing seedlings and selling them can aid you in earning extra money for your household.…

    Last Updated: Jul 19, 2010 | Views: 6663

  • Where to Locate a Composter

    A homemade or manufactured composter should be placed in a shady, inconspicuous area of the…

    Last Updated: Jul 19, 2010 | Views: 3194

  • Garden Fertilizer Application

    Not every garden is blessed with perfect soil with just the right blend of nutrients…

    Last Updated: Jul 18, 2010 | Views: 3934

  • How to Compost Chicken Droppings

    Three ingredients are needed for a composting pile: organic materials, fertilizer and soil. Manure is…

    Last Updated: Jul 17, 2010 | Views: 4867

  • How to Mulch Yard Waste

    You may consider your grass clippings, fallen leaves and broken tree branches as yard waste,…

    Last Updated: Jul 16, 2010 | Views: 4101

  • Homemade Orange Oil Pesticide for Vegetables

    If you find any insects or bugs on your vegetables you may need to get…

    Last Updated: Jul 16, 2010 | Views: 10126

  • Natural Fertilizer for Flowers

    Up until the early 1990s, most gardeners were suspicious of organic gardening. Synthetic chemicals made…

    Last Updated: Jul 15, 2010 | Views: 4961

  • The Feasibility of Composting

    Composting is one recycling method used to dispose of organic waste material. It is the…

    Last Updated: Jul 15, 2010 | Views: 6272

  • The Effects of Smog on Plants

    Industries often have smog, which is a byproduct of industrial processes. This smog has a…

    Last Updated: Jul 15, 2010 | Views: 18807

  • Topsoil and Compost

    In an undisturbed area, topsoil can be as much as 8 inches or more deep.…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 4361

  • How to Compost Newsprint

    Newspapers are commonly added to compost piles. Paper decomposes nicely, but you must be careful…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 4344

  • How to Compost With Ash

    Compost turns organic matter that generally goes to waste, such as yard clippings and leftover…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 5076

  • Manure as a Nitrogen Fertilizer

    Plants require nitrogen to grow, but typical sources of nitrogen—chemical fertilizers—have been demonized for the…

    Last Updated: Jul 13, 2010 | Views: 5439

  • What Tree Grows Orange Bell Flowers in Canada?

    Also known as Philadelphus, the mock orange thrives throughout many parts of the United States,…

    Last Updated: Jul 12, 2010 | Views: 5210

  • How to Make Composting Flower Pots

    Starting and maintaining a floral garden gives you the ability to experiment with a wide…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 8712

  • Harvesting, Cooking and Canning Huckleberries

    Huckleberries are similar to blueberries, and they can be a delicious treat if properly prepared.…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 9747