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Soil pH: A basic Idea

In some of my earlier articles, I have mentioned about pH and the ideal pH for a particular plant. But many starters are not aware of this technicality. So I decided to demystify the jargon in this article and explain what different ph levels in soil means. What is Soil…

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How To Grow Orchids: Learn Some Basic Orchid Growing Tips

Everybody love Orchids. They are very beautiful in their appearance and with so many colorful flowers. There are close to 30,000 varieties of orchids are known to people. Orchids have a diverse range of habitat. They can be found from equatorial tropics to arctic tundra. One of the amazing ability…

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Container Gardening: A great Motivator

What is container gardening? Container Gardening simply means growing plants in containers or pots. Today, when the limitation of time and space is everyone’s utmost concern, this seems to make a lot of sense. Especially, if you live in an apartment, Container gardening is probably the best way to do…

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Kitchen Garden for starters

What is a Kitchen Garden? A kitchen garden doesn’t mean you have to garden inside your kitchen, rather it refers to a garden where you can get fresh healthy vegetables to cook In your kitchen. Though the closer the garden to the kitchen better it is for you to collect…

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Different soilless media for growing plants

Believe it or not, the soil itself isn’t necessary for growing plant. You only need some of its constituents. The main reason people grow plants in soil is soil acts as a reservoir that retains water and other nutrients. And .Soil gives the much-needed support to the roots. So if…

The Real Meaning of Going Organic

What organic gardening means to you? Most of the people will say Gardening without using chemical fertilizer or pesticides on their plants, but this is only the 50% of the story. When we talk about Gardening organically, we think of plants as the part of the whole ecological system. So…

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SUN or NO-SUN

Light (sunlight or artificial light) is one of the most important factors of Gardening. In the presence of light plants bind water and carbon Di-oxide (CO2) into sugar which is being used as food. This sugar is also used to form new cells, to thicken cell walls and to develop…

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How To Transplant Seedlings: Learn Transplanting in Five Simple Steps

What is transplanting? Transplanting means growing seedlings in some specialized environment or container and then transfer it to its final place. It is different from direct seeding methods where seeds are directly sown in its final place. Why transplanting seedlings? If you are starting plants directly from seeds, transplanting can…

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ABC of Gardening

I come up with an idea to write this blog about the basics of gardening. Gardening is not a very complex matter, though many of us might think that way. In our childhood probably most of us have tried gardening by putting some seeds in the soil and later watched…