Weed Control: Four Natural Weed Control Solutions

It’s no secret that weeds are a pest. In fact if you do not plan for prevention you may find yourself spending the majority of your garden time weeding. Let’s face it. This is not what we want to spend our time doing. The following four tips will help you stop unwanted weeds in their tracks and allow your plants to utilize the nutrient rich…

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Marijuana: The Difference Between CBD and THC

The debate about the legalization of cannabis is a hot topic! It has become increasingly important to understand the difference between CBD and THC- two important chemicals present in the cannabis plant. Regardless of the varying public sentiments about cannabis, CBD and THC have very specific uses. So, what is the difference between CBD and THC? The primary distinction between CBD or cannabidiol and THC…

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Thymus Vulgaris: Growing and Harvesting Hacks

About There are a wide variety of Thyme strains. The one most commonly used in the western world is known as thymus vulgaris and is a big part of European and Mediterranean cuisine. Thyme makes for an aromatic and fragrant addition to any kitchen garden and can be planted either in pots indoors or in a herb garden outside. The plant was used in ancient…

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Small Space Gardening Strategies For Busy People

Depending on the method of gardening you have chosen, you will have to select the produce that you want to grow. You can opt for the container, vertical, or raised bed gardening. Depending on this, there are different strategies that you can make use of for growing plants. You will need to select the right plants so that you can make most of the space…

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How to Make your Own Cannabis Oil

Step #1 The first step is to gather all the ingredients you will need. It takes about 3-4 hours for this process. 5% Isopropyl Alcohol. You will need about two gallons or two cups per ounce of cannabis. I suggest that you chill the alcohol in the refrigerator overnight so that the trichomes from the flowers separate easily. The next thing you need is marijuana….

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My Top 4 Veggie picks.

So you have got your garden space ready and want to finally sow those seeds. But what to plant? This is of course a highly subjective topic with most people planting whatever they like to eat. Below are my four top veggie picks. I have included these vegetables not just because I love to eat them but I have also taken growing ability into account. …

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7 Things to Plan Out Before Starting Your Greenhouse

So you want to get a greenhouse going? Great! I’m with you. The next question you need to ask yourself is why? Why do you want one? what is the plan? Do you want to grow perennials, biennials or annuals? Are you looking at a kitchen garden setup or do you want to create a tropical environment for exotic fruits? Once you have pinpointed your…

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String of Pearls and Chinese Money Plant – Care and Maintenance

Senecio rowleyanus or String-of-Pearls, looks more like a strings of beads or peas. It is is a creeping, succulent vine and  belongs to the Asteraceae family. British botanist Gordon Douglas Rowley is credited with discovering and categorizing this plant which is why it is named after him. It is native to southwest Africa and as it is a creeping vine the strings take root wherever they hit…

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So What Is CBD Anyway?

CBD stands for cannabidiol and is a natural substance found in the cannabis plant. Cannabidiol is a relatively recent food supplement that is still being researched, but the initial results have been quite promising. The popularity of CBD oil is certainly increasing and so are its applications. However, there is a lot of misinformation surrounding this topic which we will try to address here. So,…

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Cannabis: Anatomy of Marijuana Plant

Cannabis, Marijuana, Weed, pot…whatever you want to call it has been around for a long time. The mention of this plant will create strong reactions. There are a lot of deep rooted connotations associated with this plant. Most reactions are emotional based on past experiences or things people have heard.  No matter what your views are in this article I wanted to go over the…

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