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Container Gardening: Design

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

container gardening design hanging basket garden seminars garden pruning how-to prune plants instructions organic ideas hanging baskets Container garden design by award winning garden author Doug Green for his gardening seminars. There are two basic design…

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    Container Gardening: Pruning

    Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

    Container garden pruning at the seminar pages by garden author Doug Green. In this gardening video, the emphasis is on how to prune plants in containers and hanging baskets. These instructions will show you how to maintain your hanging baskets in prime condition for the entire summer. It is not rocket science, these are gardening techniques that anybody can learn and succeed with. While the video is longer than normal, it demonstrates the pruning techniques that will both maintain and thicken the plants in your garden containers. It is an entire gardening course wrapped up in a short video. One of the things that beginner gardeners need to understand is that proper pruning techniques will reduce diseases and allow organic gardening techniques to work more effectively. So the bottom line is that container garden pruning is an important skill and if you are a do-it-yourselfer gardener, this is one skill you really need to master. Articles on pruning can be found here and questions can be asked.

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      Container Gardening for Beginners (3 tips for superb hanging baskets and pots)

      Thursday, May 5th, 2011

      Here’s three tips for creating superb container gardens The first tip has to do with watering the container garden or hanging basket. Every time you water, water should pour out the bottom of the container. This means that all parts of the container are thoroughly irrigated and none of the roots will be allowed to dry out. If the soil has been allowed to dry out too much, and has shrunken away from the sides of the pot then the water will immediately pour out the bottom of the container and the soil will not be properly watered. The remedy is to either set the container in a large bowl of water to allow it to soak up or to water every half hour until the water no longer freely flows through the basket. The second major container gardening tip is to understand that hanging baskets and containers require a weekly feeding of plant food. Because nitrogen is the major engine of plant growth, and because it is water-soluble, every time we walked her we drive nitrogen out the bottom of the pot. This means that unless you replace the nitrogen with more plant food, your plant will struggle to grow and flower properly. The third tip is my personal preference for organic gardening plant food, and this is fish emulsion. In my 30 years of gardening experience, there is simply no easier or more effect if way to feed most of your container gardens and indeed, all gardens, then the liquid fish emulsion. These three gardening tips and gardening ideas are a few of

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        which arch for outdoor wedding?

        Sunday, January 30th, 2011

        This the garden where the wedding is going to be.

        we will have these flower balls for the aisle decorations

        which arch should we go with.



        im meeting with florist on wednesday id like to have an idea of what will look better and not too over the top. thanks
        sorry about the second link.
        I’m having 150 guest.

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