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Welcome to Garden Hobbies, a great place for
you and your plants........
Plant Problems.... For most of us, our gardens are
growing strong with a profusion of flowers, vegetables and fruits.
However, when a problem occurs, panic understandably sets in. There's
a frantic search for the cause and a quick fix.
About Plant Problems and Diseases
Made in the Shade.... A shady yard doesn't mean a yard devoid of flowers
and plants It means selecting and growing the right plants for a shady
environment. Many plants thrive in low light conditions. Most popular among
these are ferns and hostas. More on Shade
Composting starts now.... and continues all season long. Correction:
make that "all year" long. The best gardens are grown by gardeners who make
their own compost. More on Composting.
Second Season Seeds - We use seeds all year long. Once the main crops
have been planted, we all need seeds for succession planting, and later on,
for cool weather, short maturity harvest. Southern areas actually begin
their second season in mid summer. Our sister site has seeds in stock all
Fall Planted Bulbs August brings to mind bulbs for fall planting.
They are now arriving in the marketplace. The highest quality bulbs don't
have to be the most expensive. Look for the largest bulbs, which produce
the biggest spring blooms. Storage is important to bulb health. Avoid the
"big box" stores, which don't properly store them, and offer lower, sometimes
Harvest Time means canning and drying fruits, vegetables, and herbs.
You worked hard to grow them. Now, you can prepare and store excess foods
for later use.....kewl!
Pest Protection - Protect your garden, bushes and
shrubs from foraging wildlife. Keep deer and bunnies from nibbling and snacking
on your plants.
Homeowners love Arborvitae. Fast growing with little care, they are
among the most popular of evergreens for both foundation plants and hedgerows.
More on Arborvitaes.
Celebrate your Garden Hobby
There are many holiday and special days for gardener to celebrate their hobby.
Among the February holidays are:
Vegetables And Fruit
Guide through the process of canning vegetables and fruit. Includes canning
supplies to use.
Help and advice for design, blending colors, and choosing plants for flower
See some creative ideas for making your garden decor functional.
These essential garden tools will make gardening tasks much easier.
The many different uses for herb gardening including companion planting.
Gardening Produces Crops All Year.
Have a garden all year round with hydroponics gardening. Produces crops faster
and with higher yields than vegetables sown outdoors in soil.
Discover the benefits of indoor gardening and learn how to keep indoor plants
Easy landscaping ideas and a landscape plan will help to save you money.
Looking for information on specific gardening topics? Start here. If we don't
offer it, these garden links may be helpful.
Help prevent illness and disease and protect your environment by organic
Growing roses is possible even in cold climates. See the different types
and learn about rose gardening.
Choosing shade plants and other shade gardening ideas.
Describes the benefits of starting seed indoors. Explains how to using a
seed starter kit.
Young Trees And
What you should know about choosing, planting, and pruning young trees and
Grow better crops using these tips and advice for vegetable gardening.
Help and advice for water gardening. Choosing plants, fish and accessories.
How to build a pond.
A natural and care-free way to enhance the look of your landscape is with
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Gardeners are just crazy about tomatoes. Most gardens have a couple or even
Make your own rich, garden soil.....fast!
Buy a Composter now
Balcony & Deck Boxes
Seed / Supply
Yard & Deck: