Gardening Advice

Garden advice is not that hard to come by. In fact, you can get gardening advice from another gardener, in a gardening catalogue, gardening books, gardening magazines, and even on the Internet. Although you will have variations with every plant, there is some gardening advice that is universal and that goes for any plant. For example, the gardening advice given for planting is pretty much uniform. You must place plants where they will have room to grow so they dont overcrowd each other. Good air flow is a plus, and plants must be in a position where they will receive adequate amounts of sunlight. Advice will always tell you to add some type of nutrients to the soil to lead …

9 Survival Tips for the Market Shakeout Blues

Investors who bought during the top of the frothy commodities rally are now panicking or kicking themselves. Neither activity helps an investor or trader think straight. Below are a few tips in dealing with the current market shakeout. 1.If you believe you invested in the right stock(s), then turn off your computer and do something enjoyable. Exercise is a great stress reliever. The market has already begun its shakeout. If you didnt get stopped out, or failed to place earlier stops, your best opportunity lays ahead in picking up additional shares at a much lower price. Most of the experts weve interviewed tell us the next rally should start sometime between late July and Labor Day. In an attempt to …

Passive and Proud: Green Energy Ideas for Your Home

Solar energy comes from the sun. A biology class will tell you that in addition to affecting climate and weather, sunlight provides the energy that sustains most life on earth. It also can be harnessed to provide heating, lighting and electricity. Solar power has become a hot topic lately, but this technology is nothing new Native Americans, people in China and even the early Greeks have historically turned their buildings to the sun for heat. These early architects were using what is known as passive solar energy. This technique makes the best use of regular building materials to trap heat with no additional mechanical equipment used. Floors, windows and roofs play a role in attracting (or deflecting) the sun’s rays. …

Want a Garden But Not Enough Room or Soil? Then Hydroponics Gardening Could Be For You.

Hydroponics gardening is a great idea for anyone who wants a garden but doesnt have enough land or soil. Hydroponics gardening is, essentially, a way to cultivate plants using a nutrient solution instead of soil. With hydroponics gardening, its easy to grow lovely flowers and succulent vegetables virtually anywhere you want! Its true that hydroponics gardening needs much less time than an ordinary garden. In fact, you might spend only five minutes a day maintaining youre hydroponics garden. Once a month the nutrient solution will have to be changed but this will only take a few minutes. Big fruiting vegetables like peppers and tomatoes may not be able to thrive but most other vegetables and flowers will do great. Tips …