The Main Points Of Sustainable Gardening

The Main Points Of Sustainable Gardening – Sustainable gardening, like sustainable farming or industry, can be defined as satisfying our desires and achieving our targets, without harming the rights of others or More »

Rustic Garden Design

Rustic Garden Design – The garden is our own special place, and that’s why we should start by analyzing our needs and expectations. We have to think early about how we use More »

Patio Garden

Patio Garden – A well thought-out patio garden can be a delight. Make a list of the plants you wish to grow and then plan the position of each container, checking that More »

Landscaping The Summer Garden

Landscaping The Summer Garden – An important thing is natural landscape or the terrain of the lawn and the garden area. Whenever possible, it would be great to work with landscape than More »

New Age Gardening Tools

New Age Gardening Tools – Gardening is an art and every art demands imagination, passion and necessary tools to shape the creativity of the artist. Today, gardening has transformed a lot, changing More »

 

The Main Points Of Sustainable Gardening

The Main Points Of Sustainable Gardening

The Main Points Of Sustainable Gardening – Sustainable gardening, like sustainable farming or industry, can be defined as satisfying our desires and achieving our targets, without harming the rights of others or of future generations. More specifically, as horticultural activity consumes resources and impacts the environment, sustainable gardening is an attempt to reduce to minimum levels, the exploitation of precious resources such as water, while attempting to preserve the environment as far as possible.

There are many ways in which gardening and gardeners pollute the environment, and deplete resources. They can be reduced though to five main areas.

Shade Tolerant Plants For Indoors

Shade Tolerant Plants For Indoors

To grow shade tolerant plants indoors, does not mean that you can just sling them into the darkest corners of your house. A low light indoor plant still needs some light in order to survive. Most shade tolerant plants will adapt well to being grown indoors. For best results, you should always try to emulate their normal growing conditions. So, no direct sunlight. Reflected, or filtered light is best.

What does low-light mean?

Basically, if assistance, as in artificial light, is needed to cross a room – it is too dark for plants to grow. There are no plants that love the dark! Mushrooms, most fungi, bats, but not plants.

Yarrow In The Flower Garden

Yarrow In The Flower Garden

Yarrow, also known as Achillea, is one of the easiest grown and most popular flower garden mainstays in the world. Originally from Europe, the yarrow is found in the wild throughout North America. The yarrow is known for its distinctive large, flat clusters of flowers on the top of its stem. Yarrow comes in white, yellow, orange, pink or red and can be used as filler or as a border. Yarrow ranges in height from 6 to 36 inches and has very aromatic foliage. This article will discuss how to grow yarrow in the flower garden.

Due to its adaptively the yarrow can survive in a range of locations. USDA hardiness ranges from Zone 3 to 9 but most cultivars prefer Zone 4 to 8. In areas that see temperatures over 80 degrees Fahrenheit, the stems tend to be weaker and flower colors fade.

Growing Courgettes

Growing Courgettes

Courgettes are a firm fleshy vegetable, which has grown in popularity over the years. It is in the gaud section of the cucumber family, which includes marrows, squashes and pumpkins. Courgettes are an easy crop to grow; children are fascinated with their flowers and excited by the crops rapid growth. Plants like these kindle interest in gardening at an early age which gives hope for the future, for once the passion for growing plants and good quality home grown foods has been kindled, it generally continues throughout a person’s life.

Courgettes are best eaten soon after harvesting them when they are fresh and at the peak of their flavor. In cooking, courgettes can be boiled, steamed, baked, fried, grilled and roasted. They have a delicate flavor so can be cooked with herbs to add variety.