Square Foot Gardening: Preparing Your New Vegetable Garden

Square foot gardening is an alternative to traditional gardening and the term was coined by American author and TV Presenter Mel Bartholomew and introduced in his book “Square Foot Gardening” in 1981. It aims at planning and making an intensively planted, but small vegetable garden. The result is a simple but orderly gardening system, which … Read more Square Foot Gardening: Preparing Your New Vegetable Garden

How to Cultivate Foxglove Properly From Their Seeds

For years, tall foxglove plants have been part of every garden. These flowering plants can grow up to 6ft depending on its variety. The foxglove plants would thrive under any conditions depending on the heat of its surroundings. These flowers would be found under lavender, white, yellow, purple, pink, and red color varieties. Rich soil … Read more How to Cultivate Foxglove Properly From Their Seeds

Good Bugs — Bad Bugs — Full Bugs Guide For Your Garden

We have a hedge bordering the yard, a well-established stand of a good old standby, cotoneaster. Now, cotoneaster makes a great hedge, but it has a tendency to attract some nasty little predator visitors, among them pear slugs. I used to give the hedges an annual midsummer treatment by spraying with a very common insecticide, … Read more Good Bugs — Bad Bugs — Full Bugs Guide For Your Garden