We all want to garden. Gardening is a great, peaceful and relaxing hobby. Unforunately we all don't have 10 acres to grow a big beautiful field of daisies on. Luckily, there are still ways. In this tutorial, learn how to garden anywhere - even without a yard at all!
If you're new to gardening and have a limited amount of space, then container gardening may be for you. It's easy to do and doesn't require a ton of different materials. If you already have a container garden, then this next tutorial is for you.
This how-to video demonstrates how you can build your very own seedbombs using clay, fertilizer and seeds (naturally). These "bombs," in turn, can be thrown in hard-to-reach or otherwise inaccessible places, creating green where there once was none. Get started guerilla gardening with this tutorial. Just add rainwater.
Is your favorite garden pot or planter just not draining water properly? This gardening tip shows you how to add an extra drainage hole to your container with a drill and nail. Now your plants and flowers will really thrive!
Keeping your garden tomatoes free from pests and insects is no easy task. Luckily you don't have to spend a lot of money to help your tomatoes grow to be their best. Staking your tomatoes will lift them off the ground, away from pesky insects, and protecting them from pests. In this video you'll learn how to make your own garden tomato stakes with cedar or redwood fence boards, which will save you a lot of money in the long run!
Gardening is a great hobby for anyone looking to grow beautiful flowers, ferns or fruit bearing plants. Learn how to care for a variety of garden plants with gardening tips from a horticulturist in this free video series.
See how Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, uses vertical gardening in her Urban Sustainable Living Garden.
While this video starts off talking about beer, it shows how to turn an old beer into a great gardening fertilizer. You will need water, epsom salt, and the old beer. Watch this intructional video and learn how to give an undrinkable beer a new life by turning it into a plant food.
Rita Heikenfeld, from AboutEating.com, had a bumper crop of peppers this year. In this how-to video she shows you how to save pepper seeds from one of her garden favorites, the jalapeño. Pepper seeds can easily be dried and stored over the winter to be grown in the spring. They let you save your heirloom seeds for next year.
Heirloom tomato seeds are easy to dry at the end of the season so that you can plant your favorites in the garden next year. Saving seeds of heirloom tomato plants will let you control the plants you grow next year. Watch this Gardening how-to video and learn how easy it is to save the seeds.
In this DIY guide from the folks at Gardenfork.tv, we learn how to construct a hoop house or cold frame to extend the gardening season. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this gardener's guide can present a complete overview in about 9 minutes. For all of the details, and to get started making your own hoop houses and cold frames, take a look.
Watch to learn how to say the names of gardening tools, like a watering can and a spade, in French. For intermediate French speakers--no English translation.
Most jobs get easier when you use the right tools, including gardening. This video will show you how to assemble a gardening tool set.
Before embarking upon the exciting adventure of building your own home vegetable garden, there are some important issues to consider. What tools and supplies will you need? Where should you put the garden? How do you dig the bed and plant the vegetables? Find answers to all of these gardening questions and more. Learn how to design your garden in these free organic gardening videos. Get beginner tips and ideas on how to prepare the soil, how to transplant existing plants, where to put things ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to collect seeds with Barb Pearson. Where your flowers have formed is where your seed will form. It's best to collect seeds when the seed is dry, after the dew has dried off them in the afternoon. The seeds will be ripe when the pods have begun to open. Seed pods that are still green aren't ready to be collected yet. Pods are ready when they come off the vine easily. The best way to store the seeds is in a paper bag with a label on the outside. You can always cl...
Gardening hose starting to leak? Don't throw it out just yet. Cut it up into smaller lengths and slice it open to use the hose as a protective barrier for outdoor electrical cords, or as added grip on a metal paint can handle.
Build up your arm strength and beautify your local community in a single stroke by dropping homemade seed bombs in and around your neighborhood. A guerrilla gardening technique anyone can participate in, seed bombing is a fun and effective way to add tiny oases of wildflowers and healthy green plants in vacant lots and other overlooked and neglected parcels of land.
There, I Fixed It passes along an easy, redneck solution to grilling some dogs. All you need is a rake.
Finally! Gardening! Many have been waiting for ages for this invention to come true, and now it has! Come experience it for yourselves in the Test Realm (instructions on getting there will be added)! When you enter, go the Moolinda Wu and she will teach you how to start gardening. Easy as that! You can plant many things, and monsters drop seeds, too. You can plant indoors or outdoors. Garden now on the Test Realm!Here's the complete article Professor Moolinda Wu wrote:
Be Still My Beating Heart, it's Heart Beet Gardening! So we all know that eating organic can be a challenge sometime to our pocket books. With tomatoes being $3 a pound some places, I often get asked how can I eat organic without breaking my bank account. One solution, grow your own! Not sure how to do that? Heart Beet Gardening is here to show you how!
Announcement #1:Felix Navidad is back fr another great December season! Come join him to celebrate another yuletide here in Wizard City. To buy items from him, go to the Shopping District near the fountain, where all the season sellers sell their merchandise. Just note these items cost crowns!
In this video, we learn how to paint clay pots for gardening with Michelle Gervais. All you need is: acrylic paints, brushes, plastic paint, cup of water, paper towels, and clay pots. First, put a base coat on your pot before you place your design onto it. This is easiest done with a foam brush, and without using any water. This will dry quickly, but take a lot of paint to fully cover the entire pot. When the paint is dry, you can now start to paint on your design! You can put stripes, flower...
As someone who suffered the indignities of an Oakland school education, I'm always thrilled to hear about education reforms that take place and are successful. In this video, you'll get to hear about the program that lets Oakland high school students participate in rooftop gardening and learn valuable skills. And recognition of vegetables other than French fries.
These are some great new container gardening kits. I've always had issues with starting stuff from seed, but these make it look easy as pie.
One of the best Flash games inspired by urban gardening. One simple way of alleviating food shortage or rather minimizing your food expenses: Planting your own food. Of course this won’t literally save you from a zombie apocalypse but this could surely save you some extra bucks.
Here's an update to the "How Do I Garden?" portion of the Gardening explanation. There's a few extra pictures to explain it all.How do I Plant?
Gardening is difficult, in the best of times. I was very inspired by this post from You Grow Girl about how she's not a perfect gardener, either, and no one is. Truth is, I forget to water, forget to trim, and am terrible at weeding. I don't even feed the compost properly. Nevertheless, I keep trying, and I'm amazed when the plants actually show up and flower.
Another great commercial is here! Though I personally do not like this one as much as the others, it is still a stand-out. While you're at it, don't forget to tend to your plants!
This is one concept that I would love to see sweep the urban world. One thing that strikes me every time I visit a major city is how far away they are from anything that is truly alive. Not only is the air dirty, but everyone must buy their produce from the grocery store. If those trucks were to stop coming for any reason, most people, if not everyone, would die of starvation. While this house is covered with ornamental plants, I would love to see this same concept applied to edible plants an...
In this tutorial, we learn how to start an urban living indoor garden during the winter. You can easily place a shelving unit over the side of a window sill. This will also need a fastener attached to it to give it extra support. After this, you will need to install florescent tubes at the top of the shelving to help your indoor garden grow. Use small plastic bins to plant your seedlings in. These are perfect for a small greenhouse that you can place on the shelves and leave to grow with just...
Watch this 2 part video tutorial on how to make your own garden compost. Garden Organic shows you the right way to make your compost, store it, and know when it's ready to use. Your plants will thank you for your efforts. Watch these videos in order to get your compost efforts just right.
David Epstein provides tips and shows garlic lovers how to plant garlic in their very own garden. It is best to grow garlic in the fall season from the months of September to November when the temperatures are cooler. Some people grow garlic in the spring, but it‚Äôs been found that growing garlic in the fall time will give a better crop. To begin, gather some plantable garlic bulbs making sure that you find ones that are either organic or from a seed catalog. At all cost, avoid conventional ...
Fresh veggies are the tastiest way to eat right. They are delicious, as fresh as can be, nutritious and best of all.. free! In addition to all of that, you get the satisfaction of growing your dinner all by yourself. In this tutorial, learn how to plant four vegetables that are so easy anyone can grow them. Even the most inexperienced gardener will be able to make these four veggies grow.
Gardening can be relaxing in the summertime. The sun is shining, the flowers smell delicious and it can be great exercise..it would be absolutely perfect if it weren't for all those pesky bugs.
The key to a successful indoor hydroponic garden is in both irrigation and lighting. This video can't help much with the irrigation, but if you want to decide what the best lighting systems are, this video is for you! There are a wide variety of bulbs and power sources that you can choose from when constructing your own hydroponic grow operation. The key is wattage, and the more wattage you can get out of your bulbs, the better your garden will be.
So you want to start a home garden in your backyard? Make sure you pick the best plants and flowers for your garden by considering climate, soil composition and growing seasons for what you want to cultivate. Know the difference between annuals and perennials, and master home gardening techniques so your garden can thrive beautifully!
Are your plants dying? Are they in dire need of some fertilizer? Is your compost not cutting it anymore? Well, save your garden plants with this recipe for nitrogen rich manure tea fertilizer. It's a really easy all natural fertilizer anyone can make. You can collect manure in your pasture or buy it by the bag at a garden center. You can also reuse the manure over and over again. Keep chemicals out of your garden and go green!