Gardening Glossary: E-G

Gardening Glossary E-G

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W E Earthing Up: Drawing soil up around the stems of a plant, eg potatoes, to blanch them or encourage root or tuber growth. Emasculation: The removal of anthers to stop self pollination. Epiphyte: A plant that grows on another … Read more

Gardening Glossary: C-D

Gardening Glossary C-D

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W C Calcicole: A plant that thrives on alkaline soil. Calcifuge: A plant hates alkaline soils and will not grow in them. Caliche: More commonly called hardpan, this is sometimes found in the south west of the USA. Lime … Read more

Gardening Glossary: A

Gardening Glossary A

Gardening terms can be difficult to understand and can make reading books or articles on the subject less informative than they would be otherwise. When you find a term you don’t understand, look it up in this glossary which is spread over seven pages to reduce loading time. Let me know if you come across … Read more

How To Choose The Best LED Grow Lights

Getting your hands on LED Grow Lights without having any former knowledge about them can be quite a challenge, especially with the tons of choices given to you. Every LED Light is packed to the brim with its own features. Some boast about their excellent heating effects while some showcase their cooling system. Although, every … Read more

5 Energy Saving Tips for The Garden

Energy Saving Tips for The Garden

Although many good things happen during summer, all these come at a cost. Energy and water bills tend to soar up during the summer season. This is mostly because many people use electricity to pump water to their lawns, gardens included. While watering your garden helps bring it to life, some energy and water can … Read more

Composting Tips

Composting іѕ a grеаt wау tо recycle your kіtсhеn and уаrd wаѕtе, resulting іn аn organic fеrtіlіzеr fоr your gаrdеn, plants, and еvеn grаѕѕ.  Thеrе іѕ rеаllу nо wrong wау tо соmроѕt, but there аrе a fеw rules tо fоllоw and ѕоmе advice іn оrdеr tо mаkе the bеѕt соmроѕt роѕѕіblе. Where Tо Cоmроѕt?  Dо … Read more