Aquaponics Systems: The Simplest Way to Build at Home

The term ‘Aquaponics’ is made of two words – ‘aquaculture’ and ‘hydroponics’, which means it combines cultivation of fish in the aquarium and various plants in water. The essence of such a combination is the water circulation from the aquarium to ‘grow bed’ and its purification through the hydroponics system while plants get necessary nutrients. … Read more

Garden Share

Garden Sharing: What You Need to Know?

Nowadays, with food prices rising and many of us making an effort to eat more healthily, more and more people are turning to growing their own food. However, not everybody is lucky enough to have a plot of land where they can grow their own produce, and that’s where garden sharing comes in – so … Read more

DIY LAVENDER OIL

How to Make Lavender Oil? (2 Methods)

Lavender is one of my top aromatic plants to use in my gardens, so there is an abundance of it around every year. After years of procrastinating, I’ve finally set out to make my lavender oil. At the outset, I didn’t think it would be that hard, and luckily it seemed to be a fairly … Read more

saving garden water

13 Essential Tips for Conserving Water In Your Garden

A healthy, thriving garden needs water, there’s no way around that. However, many people waste huge amounts of water, and it’s possible to make a lot less of it go a lot further. Here are our top 13 essential tips for using less water in your garden. Why bother saving water? Before we look at … Read more

Vertical Garden

7 Easy Steps to Construct a Perfect Vertical Garden

If the space in your garden is limited, if you want to cover an unsightly wall or even if you’re just looking for something striking and original to put in your garden, a vertical garden could be the answer you’re looking for. Here’s our guide to constructing a beautiful, thriving vertical garden. What is a … Read more

Chemical Free Weed Killing

17 Tips for Chemical-Free Weed Killing

The bane of gardeners everywhere is weeds. You have an image in your mind of how you want your yard to look, but you have to wage a daily war against these unwelcome invaders to keep it that way. If you don’t want to resort to chemicals, there still lots you can do – so … Read more

gardening benefits

15 Unexpected Benefits of Gardening You Should Know

As any gardener will tell you, planting flowers, growing vegetables, mowing the lawn and generally tending to a garden can be extremely rewarding. It’s not just about the result – although having a beautiful, well-kept yard can be a source of great pride – because after all, you could just pay a professional. What experienced … Read more

How to Start an Organic Garden

How to Start an Organic Garden?

Nowadays, everyone has heard that organic is the best. Many people believe that giving large sums of money can buy them healthy, organic food. However, is that really the case? There are more and more health food producers, but the fact is that many gardeners actually don’t have a clue about the real concept of … Read more

How to Create a Lovely Butterfly Garden?

Probably everyone wants to begin with gardening at some point in life. It is actually pretty easy activity. Just plant some flowers, put garden furniture there, and lay back. However, if you are one of those who look for much more than a pure sunbathe at weekends; you should make a real butterfly garden. Pick … Read more

Build a Straw Bale Garden

How to Build a Straw Bale Garden?

Have you ever heard about straw bale gardening? I didn’t have a clue that it existed until a couple of years ago. Very soon, I decided to discover if this way of growing vegetables makes any sense. The idea was to have some fun. Today, I wouldn’t change this way of gardening for any ‘real’ … Read more