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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…

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Best Bug Repellent Flowering Plants

If you are a gardener you must have faced or even currently facing the problem of insect infestation in your garden. Organic gardeners also face the challenge of protecting their plants from bugs and other insects without using any chemicals. One of the possible solutions to this problem is to…

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Drought Tolerant Plants

Common Features of Drought Tolerant Plants: Drought tolerant plants have some common characteristics that differentiate them from other plants. Things such as reduced leaf area, the presence of thorns or needles or some form of the wax cover are pretty common among these plants. These features help them reduce their…

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A simple guide to plant pollination

If you are a regular follower of this blog you must be aware that through this blog, we are trying to create an awareness about organic gardening. We have discussed quite a few organic gardening techniques in the past. Did you know that by simply changing the arrangement of planting…

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Effect of Light on Indoor Gardening

Today Lets talk about Light. Light is a very important factor in gardening. But when you think about indoor gardening light is absolutely crucial. Most gardeners prefer, south-facing windows, as they allow abundant light. But depending on where you’re located in the country, this could be a boon or a…

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Advantages of Sand In Your Garden Soil

In my earlier article, I have discussed different types of soil and their characteristics. This article is just a continuation of the earlier one. If you haven’t read that yet. Go read the article first. In this article, I am going to discuss some of the amazing benefits of having…