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What Is A Composter: How do i use it?

All organic matter will decompose naturally sooner or later. Micro organisms – tiny living creatures invisible to the naked eye – feed on the decaying food, plant matter, and other organic materials and help transform it into a nutrient-rich soil ...

How to Dethatch a Lawn by Hand

It is no secret that homeowners all want the thickest, greenest lawn on the block. They seed it, spread fertilizer and pesticides, and water it regularly. They use chemical or organic methods to improve the health of their grass and keep it ...

How to Grow Tomatoes Using Hydroponics

The tomato grows from a plant native to the Americas, which although it was thought to be poisonous when introduced to Europe in the 17th century, eventually became wildly popular worldwide. Hydroponics were not in use in those days as we know it - ...

What Is The Role Of NPK In Plants

It’s no secret that gardeners all hope to achieve the highest yields. One of the surest methods to succeed is to start with a soil perfectly suited to the needs of the plant about to grow in it. But how do we achieve this? There are so many ...

Perlite Or Vermiculite For Vegetables

Every gardener hopes for the best possible result from their crops – and will seek out the best techniques and tricks to improve the yield of their garden. Recently, several soil additives and alternatives have become popular. But how to tell which ...

Drought Tolerant Perennials That Bloom All Summer

When we think of drought-resistant plants, succulents and grasses come immediately to mind - and while these are beautiful, not every gardener wants a sea of greens and browns. Similarly, if we think of perennials, we envision wildflowers and ...

How To Use Perlite In Hydroponics

Though there are as many different gardeners as there are gardens in the world, there is a common thread binding them all. Every gardener hopes to raise the perfect specimen – countless hours have been spent inventing new tools and gadgets, and ...

What Is The Best Axe For Chopping Trees

One of the oldest tools known to humankind, the axe has been in use since the Stone Age. They have changed and evolved over the years, every successive generation of axe makers and wielders improving on what came before. Now, at least in the ...

How To Build A Concrete Block Pillar

In this article i will take you through the various steps required to show you how to build a concrete block pillar from start to finish. Positioning your pillars First thing you need to do is mark out the ground where you want your pillars ...

Best hatchet for bushcraft: how to choose

Many outdoors enthusiasts have a host of modern tools and gadgets they can use when preparing to go into the wilderness. Although many of these top survival tools include high tech modern equipment, speciality knives and GPS machines, one of the ...