Plant Diseases

Pests aren’t a gardeners only problem, plant diseases are also one of the most dreaded problems for gardens. Their effects can range from aesthetic ones to death and they can spread very rapidly between plants and can even infect the soil itself. They are very common and herbs are especially susceptible to them. Just about…

Organic Pest Control

In today’s world, the use of chemical pesticides is the most common solution to getting rid of and preventing pests. They are very effective, inexpensive and plentiful. Although, people have to use them with caution because they can also harm other animals (including humans) and polute the land and water systems. This is why more and…

Garden Pests

Insects and pests, they are probably some of the most hated creatures by gardeners. They are plentiful and often hard to spot; they destroy and eat the plants you’ve been dedicating time and effort to grow; and they are normally persistent hard to get rid of. They are truly one of the most annoying things that…

Companion Planting

What is companion planting? Companion planting as the name suggest, is planting different kinds of plants in close proximity to each other. This is a very useful technique especially if you want to keep pests away from your plants with out using pesticides. The basic principle of companion planting is to make use of the…

Plant Acidity

Some plants prefer acidic soil, others prefer alkaline soil, and some like it neither too acidic or alkaline. If you want your plants to thrive knowing what acidity level your plants prefer is a good start. Below is a list of websites that would help you to know more about plant acidity. These two sites…

Know Your Soil

Soil is the first thing that you will need when stating a garden, as it is where your plants are going to take root. there are may different types of soil, but in general it could be broken down into 6 categories. Below are the 6 types and their properties, as well as some tips…