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Growing Lemons – How To Grow A Lemon Tree

By Nikki Phipps - Gardening Know How - Growing a lemon tree is not that difficult. As long as you provide their basic needs, growing lemons can be a very rewarding experience. How to Grow a Lemon Tree Outdoors Lemons are the most sensitive to cold than all other citrus trees. Due to this cold sensitivity, lemon trees should be planted near the south side of the home. Lemon trees need protection from frost. Growing them near the house should help with this. Lemon trees also require…

How to grow a lemon tree from seed

When life gives you lemons, grow trees! If you’ve ever seen a flowering lemon tree, you’ll understand why. For those of you who haven’t, allow me explain. Their lush, dark green, oval leaves have a glossy texture that shimmers in sunlight. Their delicate white flowers bloom with a citrus fragrance and are soft to the touch. Their exotic nature provides an alluring quality. And, finally, they bear the exciting possibility of fruit! Typically, lemon trees flourish outdoors year-round in…

The Best Of Raised Bed Gardening

For space efficiency and high yields, it’s hard to beat a vegetable garden grown in raised beds. Raised beds can improve production as well as save space, time, and money. They also are the perfect solution for dealing with difficult soils such as heavy clay. In addition, raised beds improve your garden’s appearance and accessibility. Advantage Of Raised Bed Gardening Raised gardening beds are higher than ground level, and consist of soil that’s mounded or surrounded by a…

13 Wonderful Ways to Use Epsom Salts

Annie B. Bond - Care 2 - Oh, Epsom salt—who knew that such an uninspiring ingredient could inspire such devotion? Epsom salts have amazing health benefits–here are 13 ways to use Epsom salts, including a relaxing bath, a face scrub and a hair volumizer. It’s also a miracle cure-all, helping to remove splinters and reduce swelling of sprains and bruises. One ingredient really does fit all! I always knew that soaking in a tub full of hot water with a few cups of Epsom salts was good for…

How to Use Epsom Salt

How to Use Epsom Salt Epsom salt can be considered to be one of the easiest ways to sooth sore feet but also act as a household cleaning agent around the home. Integrating Epsom salt into everyday living is easy and a non-toxic way to accomplish a variety of tasks. Method 1 of 2: Use Epsom Salt for the Body 1 - Brush your teeth with Epsom salt for an extra clean smile. Not only will Epsom salt whiten your teeth it will also help in the fight against periodontal disease. Combine one…

Kitchen Gardening: Production Technology of Winter Vegetables

Aug 18, 2014 By Fareeha Malik A kitchen garden is place around the house where we  can grow herbs and vegetables for household use. Since early times a small plot near to the house has been used for growing a variety of vegetables according to the season.  For people to stay healthy it's very important to have a healthy diet. A healthy diet means a balanced mix of rice, bread, pulses, vegetables, herbs, fruit etc. Vegetables are a very important part of a good diet as they contain…

How to grow 100 pounds of potatoes in 4 steps

Matthew Weintrub - Matt Over Matter Container gardening isn’t only for savvy urban gardeners and folks with limited space to grow, it can also be for folks who want to maximize their yields in a controlled environment. Not only does growing potatoes in a barrel reduce the amount of weeding and exposure to pests and fungi, you don’t even have to risk shovel-damage to the tender potatoes by digging them out of the ground when they’re done, just tip the container over! After extensive…

Eggshell Seed Starters: Kitchen Garden

April 05, 2014 Mrs Potter When planting seed starters, I’m always worried that if I don’t transplant my seedlings gently enough and ease them into the ground, they’ll wilt on me before they take root in my garden. I discovered these eggshell seed starters a while ago and they make transplantation seamless for the seedlings. Eggshells are an incredible source of calcium carbonate and are often added to compost, and the shell bits will keep pesky slugs from eating your seedlings.…

Free Detailed Instructions on Making an Aquaponics System

Aquaponics is a system of raising food that combines the raising of fish and plants in a symbiotic relationship that through balance creates a thriving atmosphere for both.  In plan terms, in an aquaponic system, the water from the fish tank is piped to the plants, letting them convert the fish excretions to nutrients to feed on, and the cleansed water is then returned to the fish tank.  The system needed to do so is not overly complex, but it is not idiot simple either.  It falls in…

How to Grow Wheat

Days to germination: 5 to 10 days Days to harvest: 150 to 170 days Light requirements: Full sun Water requirements: Only needed during very dry weather Soil: Rich soil that is well-drained Container: Not suitable Introduction Wheat is a classic grain crop, usually grown commercially and used to make flour. But there is no reason why a home gardener can’t grow a small patch of wheat for themselves. Be ready for some work at harvest time though. Though whole wheat seeds can be used…

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