Category: Gardening

Preparing Healthy Soil

If you’re getting ready to go on a new garden venture, you need to prepare your soil to ideally house your plants. The best thing you can do in the soil preparation process is to reach the perfect mixture of sand, silt, and clay. Preferably there would be 40 percent sand, 40 percent silt, and

Picking the Right Gardening Tools

If you’re thinking about taking your gardening seriously and getting out there every day to increase the attractiveness of your garden, then you will want to get the right tools to help you in this. You might be tempted to go out to the store and just buy the nearest things you see, but you’ll

The Psychology Behind Gardening

I don’t know what it is about a garden that has always drawn humans to them. But they’ve always been very popular, and an integral part of peoples’ lifestyles. Most religions feature gardens as the settings for some of the biggest events According to Christianity, humanity was started in a garden and the son of

Using Gardening to Get in Shape

While gardening is usually thought of as a productive way to grow beautiful plants and obtain tasty fruits and vegetables, few gardeners have ever considered the immense amounts of exercise one can get in the process of gardening. While you can get almost as much muscle (if not more) exercise as you do working out,

What Gardening Means to Me

[WPXperVideo id=30] The joy of gardening It is very simple. Gardening is a joy for me. Always on-going and ever-changing. It is a creative, rewarding and productive pastime, with opportunities to learn new skills. You find out about exciting new plants, share ideas and make new friends. Gardening is good for you! It is all

Shade Gardening & Shade Garden Plants

[WPXperVideo id=1 ] Shade Gardening & Shade Garden Plants Hello I’m Catherine crouch, BBC gardener of the decade. So today I’m going to show you how to plant up a north-facing border on this slightly unpromising patch of ground here. But don’t worry by the end of the day it’s going to look gorgeous. A

Preparing Your Soil and Other Gardening Topics

Preparing Your Soil We know it’s cold out there. However we’ve got a great program to help you warm up and get ready for the upcoming growing season. Today we’ll be bringing you ideas for preparing your soil. We’ll take a look at a hearty and beautiful shrub. Also we’ll help you keep taller plants

Making Fall and Winter Gardening Easier

Extend the Growing Season Winter gardening. Extending the growing season into the fall and winter here in zone five without using artificial heat can be a challenge. But I’m always looking for new ways to both grow more food in the fall and winter. And to make it easier. For example building this hoop house

How to Successfully Start Seeds Indoors

Start seeds indoors Start seeds indoors. Every winter, I get itchy to start planting seeds, because I want to get my garden growing. Even though the snow is outside, or it’s cold weather. So in today’s video I’m going to walk you through exactly what to do to start seeds indoors.  Then you will have