Gardening : Home & Garden
Blossom end rot occurs in tomatoes and squash with an deficiency of calcium in the plant, according to Kim Todd, a University of Nebraska Lancaster horticulture landscape specialist. It makes the blossom portion of the plant's fruit look sunken and black before it rots out. Watering with reconstitut
Dolomitic lime lowers the acidity of potting soil mixes, raising the pH. Commercial and home made potting soils often contain peat moss. Peat raises soil acidity and many house plants need a more neutral pH to flourish. One indicator that you may need to add dolomitic lime to your houseplant is yell
Termites can create enormous problems for you and your house, or really anytime that they get their teeth on. Termites can chew through a lot of wood and can make the structure of any building unsafe if they are left to their own devices for enough time.
The various components that get together to from the complete door ought to be examined before they are utilized because a faulty screw could be expensive towards the home owner if this involves the security of his vehicle, garage and house. Door parts ought to be well-maintained and regularly cared
This weekend my family and I will be busy in the festivities of Christmas and even though this time of the year here in NJ means it's cold, neither the holiday nor the weather deters me from wanting to know and learn more about vegetable gardening. I put together three things that I find fascin
Growing orchids is one of the most satisfying hobbies around. When you do begin growing orchids, one thing is absolutely certain, you will need to be well informed and knowledgeable on the growing of orchids and orchid care. This article will help you to get started with some useful orchid growing t
Most home owners desire to have a garden full of different wildlife, especially birds. Here are three reasons why you might want to start putting out wild bird food in your garden.
Munstead -- a variety of English lavender -- is favored by many gardeners due to its versatility both in and out of the kitchen. Munstead is a common choice in the landscape because can withstand temperatures below zero and moderately long periods of drought. The first and perhaps most difficult ste
It was not so long ago when animal manures were the life and soul of the compost heap and their role in keeping the soil fertile and productive was never in question. It is only in the last fifty years or so that manures have come to be regarded as unwanted waste products and a problem to dispose of
If you love the flavor that adding fresh herbs to your cooking gives, but you hate to spend a lot of money in the grocery store to constantly purchase them, then you may have just figured out when to plant a home herb garden. Once you have come to the conclusion that you will be better off doing it
MaterialsThough there are many store-sold kinds of self watering pots, they all tend to have flaws. Most of them are made of plastic, which won't stand up to severe changes in weather. They become brittle and break over time. Also, they tend to be very unsightly, making them a poor...
Epipremnum aureum is a popular houseplant, also known as golden pothos or devil's ivy. In nature, E. Aureum is a climbing vine, covering tree trunks in the Solomon Islands, where it originated. Its popularity as a houseplant stems from its nearly indestructible constitution; it tolerates low light l