Gardening from A-Z
Check out this UH-MAY-ZING series of gardening ideas from every letter in the alphabet!
Join me in this gardening series as we journey through every letter of the alphabet, reading about different gardening methods from Experts all over the country. Whether you are gardening on a balcony or 100 acres, from the novice gardener to advance, there is something for everyone!!!
Gardening Ideas from A to Z part 1
Aquaponics= Growing Food with Fish
“Aquaponics is the combination of aquaculture and hydroponics”. I honestly think a better description is, Aquaponics is a form of recirculating aquaculture where a modified biofilter serves as a place to grow vegetables from the excess nitrates produced by beneficial bacteria that convert the waste from the fish to plant food.
Learn more about My Aqua Farm Here
B= Bale Gardening
Straw Bale Gardening
Straw Bale Gardening is a simply a different type of container gardening. The main difference is that the container is actually the straw bale itself, held together with two or three strings, the outside crust of the bale serves as the container. Once the straw inside the bale begins to decompose, the straw becomes “conditioned” and ready to plant.
Learn more from Straw Bale Gardens Here
C= Companion Planting
6 Companion Planting Mistakes to Avoid
Some foods just don’t like each other, some veggies don’t make good companion plants. Using a companion planting chart when planning your garden can help prevent costly mistakes.
Learn more from The Frugal Chicken Here
D= Desert Gardens
How to Plant a Succulent Garden
Succulent garden design is appropriate for warm, temperate and even cold season locations. In cold climates, it is not always possible to have a succulent garden outside, but you can grow them indoors in containers. Learn a little about how to plan an outdoor succulent garden and bring some fun shapes and textures to your landscape.
Read more here from Gardening Know How
E- Edible Landscaping
10 Tips Everyone Should Know About Small Space Gardening
Have you ever heard the saying “Grow food not grass?” It’s a good motto to adopt; grass depletes lawns of their nutrients, requires a lot of water to maintain, and serves very little purpose other than being eye candy, not to mention the constant mowing. You can take a 10×10 patch of grass and turn it into a beautiful edible garden, which can feed your family and be aesthetically pleasing.
Learn more from Common Sense Homesteading Here
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