How to Improve Quality of Soil

Fertility and texture are two most important components of good soil. Fertility refers to the essential nutrients in the soil and texture refers to the size and cohesiveness of the soil. Nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium are the three primary nutrients used by plants to grow. Nitrogen content in the soil promotes health leaf and stem growth; phosphorous is crucial for growth of roots as well as...


How to Design a Garden

If you want to start a new garden you might have something very elaborate in mind but ask anyone who knows something about gardening and you will be told that the best way is to start small. Start small by choosing a good site depending upon the area where you are located. The choice of site depends upon what you want to grow. For growing vegetables you need to choose a site that gets at least s...


How to Create a Garden Bed: Flat or Raised

Just like any other garden, the first step is to choose a site. The site you choose should get at least six hours of exposure to warm sunlight every day unless you want only those plants that grow in shaded areas. Make sure that the area is flat and lends well to moving around without having to step on the plants. The site you have chosen to create a bed will probably have grass and/or least wee...


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