Tips & Guides

Garden Jobs In December

Garden Jobs In December

Garden Jobs In December – The holidays are a busy time of the year for all gardeners, but for those who love to garden, there is still plenty to do in December.

Harvest the fall vegetable crop. It’s time to start harvesting vegetables from plants sowed in September and October. You can even add more vegetable plants before it gets too cold. They include artichokes, asparagus, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, peas, potatoes and radishes. Note: expect them to grow slower than those vegetables planted in spring.

Planting On Specific Locations

Planting On Specific Locations

Planting On Specific Locations – Most places in the garden are improved by a plant, or group of plants, grown in attractive container. Often, the restricting factor is how many plants you can manage to water without it becoming too much of a chore. Give priority to sites that are constantly in view, or near the house. If the side walls of the building can be drilled safely, secure attractive wall baskets, hayracks, and hanging baskets to them, ideally near doorways, or above paths where they can be enjoyed, as well as easily watered and looked after.

Planting Guide In November

Planting Guide In November

Planting Guide In November – November is the ideal time to add to your landscape and garden. The weather is not too hot and not too cold, perfect for outdoor activity. November is also the start of the rainy season, and with any luck, rainy weather this month will help new plants take root.

Plant pansies: Pansies add quick color to any flower garden. If planted in November, flowers can last through the winter and spring.

A Fall Garden Decorating For Halloween

A Fall Garden Decorating For Halloween

A Fall Garden Decorating For Halloween – There’s no better time to enjoy the spectacular beauty that nature has to offer than during the fall season. This is an ideal occasion for entertaining friends and family, especially around Halloween. Why not take advantage of all the vibrant colors and stimulating textures that fall provides by creating a garden themed around this exciting holiday.

Gardening Techniques: Grafting And Budding

Gardening Techniques: Grafting And Budding

Gardening Techniques: Grafting And Budding – A graft is a union between two plants, the roots and lower stem (the stock or rootstock) of one plant uniting with the shoot of another plant (the scion), so that they grow together as one. The main role of grafting in horticulture is the propagation of trees and shrubs where one or more of the following difficulties prevent easier means of producing planting material: 

Sign And Symptoms Of Common Tree Diseases

Sign And Symptoms Of Common Tree Diseases

Sign And Symptoms Of Common Tree Diseases – You give them the best soil, the right food, and plenty of sunshine but sometimes even trees can get sick. Trees are susceptible to a variety of infestations and diseases. If you suspect that your tree is infected, there are several signs to look for. Here are some of the most common diseases.

Root rot

Soil with poor drainage is the cause of root rot. Low lying areas that are prone to flooding during the rainy season are also susceptible to this disease.