foliar feeding

Benefits And Drawbacks Of Foliar Feeding

Foliar feeding is a method of fertilizing plants directly. It involves directly spraying nutrients onto the plants leaves and stem where they are absorbed and used. It is considered an almost immediate way to feed your plants. It is becoming very common especially among small gardeners and lawn owners. It has a number of advantages Read More…

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Developing Blight Resistant Potato Species

Industrial agriculture is not just a technical challenge, it hurts the environment too. Researchers in Germany are trying to find other ways to battle with pests, which unlike the pesticides, have less of an ecological impact. Farmer Max Kainz grows potatoes, he works on a research project with the objective to boost their defense mechanism Read More…

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An introduction To Age-Old Moon Gardening

Gardening by the moon has been practised through the ages. Gardeners know seeds and plants grow more quickly during some parts of the month than others. The reason is the moon has a strong gravitational pull. Just as it controls the tides, so it controls the moisture in the soil and influences how quickly seeds Read More…

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How To Grow Potatoes In A Trash Bag

Growing potatoes in a plastic bag is a fun way to get children interested in gardening. And it is an almost foolproof way to grow potatoes. Even if you’re short of garden space, you can grow potatoes by planting in a container like a 30-gallon trash bag. This project for growing potatoes is so simple and yet very effective. Read More…