Summer is always an exciting time for gardeners. As the air and soil warm, plants will grow at their peak outdoors and thrive during this time of year. Gardeners and farmers around the world look forward to every warm growing season.
Greenhouses have long been staples for nurseries and commercial growers. They allow these pros to grow a large and steady supply of plants year-round.
But the benefits of greenhouses have made them increasingly popular among home gardeners too. Besides extending your growing season by letting you control heat and humidity; a good greenhouse offers other perks.
They say nothing in life is free. But making your own compost comes close. And this nearly-free stuff gives you numerous benefits. It provides a simple and inexpensive way to help your vegetable or flower gardens thrive. In addition, it is an eco-friendly way to dispose of your yard debris and kitchen waste that might otherwise wind up in our already overstuffed landfills.
In most places, September offers some of the most beautiful weather of the year. Cool, clear nights typically follow crisp, dry, and breezy days. As the first hints of winter make themselves known, avid gardeners strive to get the most out of their fall gardens. Whether you are working on a fall vegetable garden or just looking to create a stunning display of gorgeous fall garden flowers, DripWorks is here to help you get the most out of your efforts with these fall gardening tips.
August in the garden is filled with harvesting and enjoying the fruits (or veggies) of your labor. Tomatoes should be turning red and tasty. Red, yellow, and green sweet bell peppers can be stuffed and baked or sliced and served fresh on salads. If you have grown spicy hot chili and habanero peppers, combine them with diced tomatoes plus onions and cilantro for a salsa fresca. August is the time for a food fiesta.
Perhaps you are new to gardening or are redesigning your backyard landscape plan and want a few vegetable or flower garden beds along the edges. No matter whether you are a tyro or a veteran gardener, it’s worth considering building a raised garden bed.