Category Archives: Gardening

Do Old Coffee Grounds Work As Fertilizer?

First, what makes up brewed coffee, besides caffeine? Nutrition experts agree that coffee grounds contain magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, manganese and trace amounts of calcium. Nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium are the ingredients necessary for garden soil. They coincide with the figures you see on most fertilizer bags. So coffee does have what plants need to […]

Planter Box, Flower Box and Other Gardening Ornaments

There are different things that we can do to make our outdoor garden look astounding. We can brighten our backyard with trellises, bed gardens, arches and flowering gardening gifts. All these gardening decorations are the trend these days. Most gardening enthusiasts are designing their back and front yards with all these gardening ornaments that can […]

Shade-Tolerant Vines for Garden Obelisks

It’s not possible in every yard to put a garden obelisks in a spot that gets full-sun all day long. In those cases, use vines that are shade-tolerant to plant around your garden structures. These vines will happily grow and climb up obelisks, trellises, arbors, or pergolas, creating an element in your garden that is […]

Garden Soil Biology – Living Components Of Soils

Soil biology is the living components of the soil. A healthy soil has a relationship to the plants you grow, along with air and water quality. Arthropods, bacteria, fungi, nematodes, protozoa and earthworms all have a relationship in a healthy soil. Arthropods are invertebrates that make the home in soil. They range in size from […]