Monthly Archives: December 2013

Start Your Own Garden With These Easy Tips

Start Your Own Garden With These Easy Tips

If you want to start a new hobby, gardening is one of the better ones you can get into. For many people, gardening is an enjoyable activity. You, no doubt, have all sorts of friends who have told you how much fun they have growing plants. And so those stories have you convinced that you’ve decided you want to start on this hobby too.

You are excited to get your garden started so your first instinct is to buy all the seeds you can get your hands on, plant them on the patch of dirt in your backyard, and hope something comes up. This isn’t the way to go about gardening, though. There is more to gardening than that, especially if you want your garden to be healthy and successful. Even if you’re a rookie at gardening, you can grow an amazing garden. Just keep in mind the following tips.

Help an experienced gardener in her garden for a while or buy her a diet pill. It’s easy to romanticize any activity that you haven’t done on your own before. Continue Reading

Managing a Healthy Pond

Most ponds and other water features fade off their natural balance through several uncontrolled scenarios, such as, temperature change due to weather shifts, big rainfalls or acute growth of weeds in the pond. All these unforeseen events cause can lead to lower oxygen levels, growth of aerobic bacteria and green or unclean water in the pond. Inclusion of beneficial pond bacteria in the water body helps your pond to set up and help good itsafinepondenvironment. A well balanced pond has clear water, strong fish and plants.

Special formulations containing natural nitrifying bacteria are provided with the pond or aquatic product retailers. These products contain bacteria that are likely present in Continue Reading

Quick Steps For Building a Garden Pond

Planning to design a garden pond? Don’t know where to start? Here is a brief and simple guide that can give you all the answers, so you can start immediately.

  • 1. Identify the type of garden pond construction

Based on the purpose, you should decide how deep and how big your garden pond might be. This is a main move to make since you cannot just change the size and depth of your garden pond the second it is finished.
To decide upon the size, shape, and Continue Reading