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The World of Organic Gardening


The World of Organic Gardening – A Singapore Gardeners viewpoint Organic gardening isn’t without its controversies. On one hand, some claim that edible produce grown using organic methods are sweeter, healthier and much better for the land the crops are grown on. On the other hand, others say that whether it’s organic or not doesn’t make a difference to the taste of the crops grown or to the soil the plants grow on. I’ve always preferred the idea of using the organic method over chemical, … Read More >

The Chinese Garden

The Chinese Garden

Gardeners around the World - China History of the Chinese Garden Chinese Gardens were built for royalty and the higher ‘scholar’ classes of China to escape from daily life and contemplate nature as well as providing a spiritual shelter. The gardens were man-made and often featured ponds, pavilions and rockeries. They were designed to show the best parts of nature in an artistic manner. The gardens were designed to provide a sensory experience. For example: through the sound of water and … Read More >

Benefits of Having Your Own Vegetable Garden

vegetable garden

Are you looking for Garden Ideas ? For every person, keeping a healthy body should be of great importance. If you agree then taking up vegetable gardening might provide an enjoyable and healthy solution. Look no further – Consider this –  A Vegetable Garden One way to stay fit and healthy is by having proper nutrition such as by eating more vegetables. The best way to get the freshest vegetables is growing them in your own garden yard. Aside from … Read More >

My Container Gardening Tips

my container plants

Gardeners around the World - Singapore  Here are my Container Garden Ideas Many of us live in flats or in places with little outside space for enjoyment. For a gardener like me who lives in a flat with only three square meters worth of space on the balcony, it is quite a challenge to innovate and come up with ideas to maximize the use of space so that I can grow as many plants as I like. One of the ways … Read More >

Silica Gel Packets in the Garden

Silica gel packet open with contents showing

Here is a great Gardening Tip You must have seen them, those little packets around about the same size as a tea bag and you find them in all kinds of products. They are there because Silica Gel is a desiccant. It’s sole purpose in the product you buy is to adsorb and hold onto any humidity that may exist within the product or packaging. You often find these little Silica Gel Packets in electrical goods, leather products, handbags, purses and the like. You may even come … Read More >

Gardening Blogs list with monthly visitor count

An important gardening tip - Garden blogs

An important Gardening Tip There is a tremendous resource available to anyone online in the form of Garden Blogs, some written by professionals and others by everyday gardeners. Some focusing on design others on vegetable growing, my backyard or wildlife in the garden. I have always found that by reading and seeing what others are doing can sometimes help. Gardening Tips and Garden Ideas can come from anywhere, a garden show, a television programme, a neighbour, a friend., even a gardening … Read More >

A Garden can Change your Life

Inspirational Gardening inThailand

Gardening, whether it be in your own or a community garden is considered by many to be the most satisfying hobby, pastime or job on earth. For gardeners, it does not matter what they might be doing in the garden, planting a new Tree or Shrub, admiring the flowers, working on the vegetable plot or just pottering around, they find it satisfying, relaxing, therapeutic and giving them peace of mind into the bargain. It provides a private space of calm … Read More >

Saving water in your garden – Find out how

Water Wisely Small watering can

Water Wisely In The Garden and Beat any hose pipe ban Contrary to popular belief it is possible to have a beautiful colourful garden without using vast amounts of water and by taking on board the Water Wisely tips below you will at the very least, use far less water. Water conservation is important for gardeners. Saving water in your garden – To help you achieve this – Find out how to use Water Wisely Always water your garden in the cool of … Read More >

Bougainvillea for the Garden

Bougainvillea Example Pink White

Bougainvillea make great Outdoor or Indoor plants. The Bougainvillea makes a great plant for most gardens, by most I mean those that are situated in the warmer garden zones. Fast growing in most cases and can be used in many situations - climbing, rambling, trailing, free-standing and makes a great Bonsai. In the colder climates they are considered tender and usually used as either a patio plant and brought under cover in the winter or used as a house plant and maybe placed … Read More >