Ferns grow mostly in lightly shaded to fully shaded areas. They prefer moist, rich humus soil with a slightly acid pH (5.3 to 5.5 pH range). Sphagnum peat moss is good to add to the soil for holding moisture and will add some acid to the soil as it decomposes. The ...
January 8, 2018support
This article explores the question of whether or not organic-certified foods are really better, in the slightly more objective senses of being better for the environment, and better for human health, than non-organic foods. In order to explore and answer this question, we delve a bit into the history ...
August 25, 2017support
Local, Great Tasting Healthy Food, and Good for the Environment! Certified farmers' markets enable certified farmers to sell seasonal, often organic, only local grown and raised produce and food products. Typically, products sold must be produced by the producer upon the producer's land. What's In It For You and Me? Locally ...
August 23, 2017support
Bonsai trees need soil and compost for a number of reasons and it has been proven that the use of compost can drastically increase the growth rate of plants and bonsai trees. The compost works by adding oxygen and vital nutrients that the bonsai needs to feed on as ...
August 21, 2017support
Gardening Information - Choosing the Best Plants For Your Garden If you're like my wife and I you may buy plants on an impulse only to find no place in the garden that really suits them. It is best to survey the garden area and chose you plants and seeds ...
August 19, 2017support
Bamboo Plant Food Best Practices Explained Bamboo Plant Food related information is something you just can't do without if you are planning to grow a healthy plant. Through this article we intend to show you the best practices, tips & routine to be followed with regards to bamboo fertilizers. Along ...
August 17, 2017support
Dry Plant Food for Container Plants The nutrients in soil-less potting soil generally lasts about six weeks before they are drained away by watering, while soil-based potting soils will retain their nutrients for as much as eight to ten weeks. After that period of time, it is best to offer ...
August 15, 2017support
As one travels the path of life, one begins with externalities as their reality. As the passage of time reveals that internality is the path homeward, and they discover if they venture into it, one finds the beauty and grace of the internal world.As we begin our life journey, ...
August 13, 2017support
Garden design is a very personal thing and is often an expression of your personality. What I like you, you may not and vise versa. Some people like neat and tidy gardens where there are no surprises, others love the thrill of windy paths, lots of different plant material ...
August 11, 2017support
The 'Garden Capital of the World' is often how Cornwall is thought of throughout the world. Cornwall enjoys the power of the Gulf Stream with its temperate climate of warm summers, mild and wet winters which in turn allows exotic and rare plants to thrive. Where else can you find ...
August 9, 2017support