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Companion Planting: A basic Know-how

What Is Companion Planting: Companion planting is growing two (or more) plants near each other so that they help each other in collecting nutrients, improve managing pests, enhanced pollination, and higher vegetable yields. Groups of plants which grow well together are called “companions.” The best part of companion planting is…

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Solarization: Know the Basics

SToday we will discuss a very interesting but simple way for controlling weed problems in your garden. It is called the Solarization process. We have used the term in our earlier article Weed controlling in organic ways. Here we will give some details so that you can try out in…

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The Basic Idea Behind The Aquaponics System

In this edition of Gardening ABC, we will discuss one new concept in gardening. We have already discussed the basics of vertical gardening and container gardening and their benefits In our earlier articles. Today we will discuss the basics of Aquaponics system. Most of us have heard about hydroponics, it…

Self-watering Containers: Know the Basics

I have discussed about the watering techniques in the past. Today’s topic will be an extension to that. It is called “Self Watering Containers”. This topic has been requested by one on our reader. I hope this will clear some doubt in this topic. Self watering containers are great for…

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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. What is Soil pH? Soil pH is the measure of how acidic…

Mulch: A Basic Idea for The Beginners

In my past blogs I kept mentioning about Mulches. I know many of the gardeners are  totally aware of this term, but I can feel the confusion a beginner will face while others keep mentioning about mulching. So I have decided to demystify the whole term and make the word…

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Composting: A Basic Know-how

This is one of my sequel from my earlier blogs about the importance of going Organic and the real meaning of going organic. In this blog I want to share some thoughts about Composting.which is an integral part of Organic Gardening. The word Compost comes from two Latin roots, “Com”…