Gardening

Weeds in yard

Best Organic, Pet Safe Weed Killer For Lawns And Gardens

With so many environmental and health-related concerns with Monsanto’s Roundup, it is no wonder that more people are seeking safer alternatives to glyphosate. If you’ve got kids and pets around, you are even more likely to resist spraying harsh chemicals that risk someone getting hurt. That’s why organic weed killers are a safer option. You can tackle pesky weeds without harsh chemicals…

Garden inside a laundry room

How To Grow A Garden In Your Apartment

Apartment gardening is not limited to those who live in an apartment and wish to create a garden. It includes anyone who lives in limited space and has to get creative about how they create their garden. You can have a garden anywhere you live. You just have to make your own space and get creative about your containers. It also helps if you are interested in re-purposing items you might otherwise think of as trash…

Budding plant

Protein Puts Plants to Sleep Instead of Waking them Up

In a study published in Molecular Systems Biology, scientists revealed that the protein known as TOC1 plays the opposite role as was formerly thought. The previous concept was that this protein was the protein that “woke” plants up. Actually, it’s the one that tells the plant when it’s time to go dormant, much like melatonin in the body of a human…

Picking lettuce from garden

The Ultimate Guide to Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

There are many different types of gardening that draw people in but one of the most common, aside from herb gardening, is vegetable gardening. Vegetable gardening is one of the more popular types of gardening particularly because the fruits of labor can be consumed after their growth. In fact, many individuals who vegetable garden on a large scale, do so in order to save money as well as ensure that their vegetable products remain pesticide free. Certainly as a beginning vegetable gardener it is unlikely that you will be producing enough vegetable stock to supply your family without depending upon the grocery store; however, you will be able to cut down on the grocery bill as well as the amount of pesticides that your family consumes on an annual basis. Whether you choose to grow your vegetable garden for fun, to cut costs or to try to eliminate the consumption of pesticides and other chemicals by your family, vegetable gardening is a fun and relatively easy way to begin gardening.

Lemons on a tree

The Key to Growing the Most Expensive Lemons in the World

When it comes to growing lemons, or any type of fruit or vegetable, we rarely stop to think about the energy and resources utilized to grow them. In this article we will take a look at what it takes to grow some of the world’s most expensive lemons in Israel…

Herb garden at home

Secrets to Herb Gardening for Beginners

Gardening is an overwhelming undertaking that takes a lot of practice and skill. A great way to be introduced to gardening is herb gardening. Not only can you work on your skills, you also get results that are fragrant and edible…

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