109 articles on "soil"

How To Grow Luscious Tomatoes

How To Grow Luscious Tomatoes by: Marilyn Pokorney The tomato is the most commonly grown vegetable in the States. Here are some tips on how to grow your own bountiful crop of tomatoes. Tomatoes should be grown in full sunlight. Tomato plants r...

Food And Drink  food drink plants tomatoes soil inches grown water plant
Caring for and Planting a Balled in Burlap Christmas Tree

Tis the season when lots of people drag a real tree into their house and decorate it. Some people buy live trees that are balled in burlap instead of a cut tree. A live tree is a great idea, but many people make serious mistakes when it comes to hand...

Gardening  gardening tree ball plant ground soil hole
Spring Planting Tips

Spring means that the garden centers are packed with people, and car trunks are packed with plants. Everybody has dirt on their knees, dirt under their nails, and are excited about gardening. To make certain that this excitement yields positive resul...

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Mulch Your Spring Flower Bulbs in the fall for a Beautiful Spring Display

Flower bulbs need a good, long, winters sleep. Like some people we know, if they wake up before they are fully rested, they get kind of cranky, and then they don’t bloom well at all. Actually what happens is during a mild winter, the soil stays too...

Gardening  gardening bulbs soil freezing mulch well
Tips How To Make Vermicompost

COMPOST PITS : To begin with one compost pit would be ideal for every 100 ha plantation. The method of preparation of the compost in the pit is as follows : Dit a pit of 10 M X 5 M and 1.20 M depth. Make leaf litter and twigs available in the pla...

Environment  environment soil vermicompost compost wastes worms organic earthworms waste
Growing Great Asparagus

Growing Great Asparagus by: Jean Fritz I went out to feed the birds this morning - the temperature was comfortably above freezing, and a downy woodpecker was telegraphing his territorial rights on the nearest utility pole. I realized it was time...

Family  family asparagus roots spears year plants soil
Liquefaction Mitigation by Deep Soil Mixing Method (DSM)

Deep soil mixing (DSM) is an effective and versatile method of preventing damage caused by soil liquefaction. Liquefaction is the weakening and subsequent instability of soils caused by applications of force such as seismic activity, erosion, constru...

Business And Finance  business finance soil mixing liquefaction construction cement
Lokmangal Biofertilizers

After the introduction of chemical fertilizers in the last century, farmers were happy of getting increased yield in agriculture in the beginning. But slowly chemical fertilizers started displaying their ill-effects such as leaching out, and pollutin...

Business And Finance  business finance soil organic nitrogen friendly fertility plants
Where Can I Find Information About Planting Bulbs and Perennials

PerennialsIn this article you can get an answer to; where can I find information about planting bulbs, and perennials together? Perennials are the basic flowers of any garden. Each year they die and renew themselves for the next growing season. They...

Home Improvement  home improvement perennials bulbs soil planting
Interview With A Plant.: Stop Planticide!

Interview With A Plant.: Stop Planticide! by: Sher Holloway Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with the infamous plant activist, John Ivy. Mr Ivy heads up the rapidly growing plant rights group, Plants Against Dirt or PAD for short. Mem...

Family  family dirt plants reporter live soil plant house