Ian Basford's Article in Gardening

300 Helpful Tips For Your Organic Vegetable Gardening Success
The principles behind organic vegetable gardening are very simple, and there are many ways to increase your success and enjoy fresh, healthy vegetables all year round...
Posted on Dec-11-2010

378 Benefits Of Hydroponics Gardening
Hydroponics gardens are small and can easily be grown indoors. They are a perfect gardening solution for most vegetables. Also, the equipment required for hydroponics gardening is inexpensive and fairly easy to use and maintain...
Posted on Dec-01-2010

473 Eight Major Benefits Of Successful Organic Gardening
People who choose to garden organically, when it comes to growing their own food, think of their plants as part of a whole system within nature that starts with the soil and includes the water supply, compost, wildlife and insects. An organic gardener tries, as much as possible, to work in harmony with...
Posted on Nov-09-2010

287 Composting Using Everyday Materials Found In Your Own Home
One of the good things about composting is that you can derive your composting materials from practically anywhere. You need look no further than your own home to find a viable set of materials to keep your compost pile up and running...
Posted on Nov-07-2010

379 The Benefits Of Making Your Own Natural Insecticides
We try to live convenient lives, but sadly we have found that convenience can have a damaging effect on our environment. Organic gardening is an excellent way to adopt a natural approach, rather than pumping chemicals and toxins into our food. We can take this one step further by making our own natural insecticides...
Posted on Nov-03-2010

528 Are You Using These 3 Tips For Success With Your Organic Gardening Soil?
The first misconception most new organic gardeners have about their soil is that anything can grow in any type of soil. All you have to do is throw a few seeds in the ground and boom - you have a natural garden. You need to lose that preconceived notion if it applies to you...
Posted on Nov-01-2010

1127 Key Points To Success With Your Organic Vegetable Garden
Organic gardening has become a popular method for ordinary people to grow their own vegetables, using only natural methods of fertilization and pest-control. Food grown in this way is not only more healthy, but also tastes better. Organic vegetables and fruit are more nutritional, contain a higher vitamin content and have no chemical residue. Growing your own food without chemicals is also better for the environment...
Posted on Oct-31-2010

363 Are you Using These Tips For A Successful Indoor Vegetable Garden?
By using the right containers and having the ability to mimic ideal growing conditions, you can also have a successful indoor vegetable garden. The benefits go beyond the beautification of your home or the relaxation you get from gardening, as you can also pick your own food right in your kitchen...
Posted on Oct-29-2010

399 Are You Avoiding These Common Composting Problems?
There are five problems that can arise when you are composting. All of the issues are relatively easy to troubleshoot and fix. During your routine monitoring of your composting pile, keep a look out for signs of a problem and try some of these suggested solutions...
Posted on Oct-29-2010

339 Essential Tips For A Successful Container Garden
You are virtually unlimited in the choices of container to use for your container garden. For instance, you can use gallon cans, tubs, wooden barrels, drums, planter boxes, hanging baskets or even old shoes. The list is virtually endless...
Posted on Oct-28-2010