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Living in an apartment limits the amount of space you have and you often don’t get a yard, balcony, or outdoor space of your own. If you live in a big apartment complex without a yard, you can’t even speak to your landlord about starting an outside garden. Well, don’t feel you have to do without some greenery in your living space just because you don't have a backyard. Even if all you have is a window, you can accomplish so much. There are several options for growing plants inside your apartment. We’ve gathered all our best apartment gardening tips so you can create your own.
Potatoes are very versatile and you can create a variety of meals with them, from baked potatoes to french fries. Sweet potatoes are even more versatile. You can grow all year round and they taste just as good in any season. Whatever your reasons for growing sweet potatoes indoors, we’ve created the ultimate guide to help you get the best results. We’ll cover all the basics of growing potatoes inside so you can try it out yourself.
Designing your backyard landscape can feel daunting. If you’ve never done it before, you might not know where to start. The good news is that everybody is a beginner at some point. It doesn’t have to be difficult to bring your landscaping ideas to life. It’s supposed to be a fun way to bring out your creativity while improving the curb appeal of your home at the same time. You can do almost anything you want to create a better outdoor space for yourself. To make the process easier, we decided to share our nine tips and ideas to better backyard landscaping. These are the most important things to keep in mind when putting together the plan for your beautiful outdoor living space.
Did you know that there are many ways to hang herbs in your home and that a lot of them look pretty darn cool? Growing herbs doesn’t need to be done outdoors or on the windowsill in your kitchen, even if you're working with small spaces. It’s not only about where you hang you herb planter and how they look - there are many benefits when you grow herbs. Not only are they more cost-effective than buying herbs in the store but you can also be sure that your recipes are fresh and free of pesticides. Read on for seven cool hanging herb garden ideas as well as tips for growing your favorite herbs indoors.
Did you know that you can successfully grow a garden from inside your home? Indoor gardening has truly never been easier now that there are options for supplemental grow lighting. While you should still try to position plants within your home so they get natural, direct sunlight, we understand that in some cases this just isn’t possible. Hence the creation of grow lights for indoor plants! Grow lights mimic natural sunlight so you can’t just choose any old lightbulb, place your plants under them, and call it a day. These lights stimulate photosynthesis and create the right color spectrum that allows your plants to thrive. Plant lights also allow you to grow plants during their offseason as both the light source and temperature can be controlled indoors. We’re going to take you through how to choose the best grow lights for indoor plants so you can get started right away.
What if we told you that you could grow fresh vegetables, offseason, without ever having to leave the comfort of your home? We know that not everyone is an outdoor gardener and we have to respect that. We also respect that you may want to grow tomatoes in the dead of winter and there’s certainly nothing wrong with that. Yes, you can grow a garden that thrives indoors with the right tools – and creating an indoor tower garden with adequate lighting is a great place to start. We’re going to take a look at everything you need to know about indoor tower gardens and the lighting they require so you can get started.
Have you ever thought about growing your own vegetable garden but didn’t know where to start? It’s not uncommon to get discouraged at the thought of growing your own food if you don’t have a particularly green thumb but with just a little research and some easy to grow seeds, you can grow an abundance of fresh, delicious vegetables right in your own backyard (or even your balcony). So, whether you’re planning your first vegetable garden or just looking for the easiest to grow vegetables to expand your existing one, read on.
A backyard garden should be a place where you go to for relaxation and serenity – not a place that feels chaotic, confusing, and has you tripping over your plants. When it comes to designing your backyard garden, there are many simple (and not so simple) steps you can take to improve the space. This applies to its functionality and to ensure that it’s aesthetically appealing. And while not everyone has the same taste in terms of, well, anything, there are some general improvements that anyone can make in your backyard to make a big difference. We’ve come up with a list of eight ways to improve your backyard so that you are well on your way to having the garden of your dreams.
So, you want to grow potatoes indoors. There’s something you never thought you’d say. Maybe you have a small space like an apartment or you just don’t want to worry about garden pests (or your dog digging them up, for that matter) but growing potatoes indoors actually doesn’t have to be that difficult. You just need to know what you’re doing. With some high-quality potato seeds, plenty of light, a container, and the right temperature conditions, you’re well on your way to growing potatoes indoors.