Friday, May 19, 2006

weeder Best for Gardeners .
A weeder is a versatile tool that has been increasingly used in placed of hoe and other gardening tools.
This tool won't let those weeds get the best of any gardener. Simply insert the tool into the root core and pop the root to the surface. It was originally meant to remove weeds from garden. It is designed for weeding all types of beds or even on hard surfaced areas -- like a brick walkway.It has a long handle which allows easy usage without stooping over. The additional use of a weeder is that it functions as an ice scraper. Weeder is no doubt a labor saving
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Soaring A New Garden

Before tilling the soil, you need the equipments for easy tilling you just need to do it manually with shovel, hoe, and pitch fork.Your muscles and energy will be needed, so eat before you start doing this heavy task. You can actually leave it for a couple of days before tilling it one more time so that the soil is properly tilled. The Sevin Dust is to prevent ants from crawling in the soil or you can also use ant killer dust or granules. After sprinkling them, blade the soil so that the mixture are properly spread into the soil. Then water the soil down.
Then lay down all the flowers that you intended to plant on this site. Making sure to separate the flowers into shaded and full sun. Place the plants according to their needs because if you place them not according to their light requirement the plant will not grow as good as it should. For example, Rose plant needs at least 4 to 6 hours of sun so don't put rose plant in shaded areas and vice-versa. Then lay black fabric not plastic on the tilled and constructed raised bed. After that place the plants you intended to plant on the site accordingly to see how the plants look like from afar.
Remove the plants from the raised bed then add peat moss, humus, and garden soil into the raised bed. This is the final stage. Later, transplanted all the plants carefully and gently. Once finished, add mulch to the garden. Lastly, enjoy the garden
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Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Shovel_spade.
In gardening, a spade is a hand tool used to break up clumps in the soil. It is often considered a type of shovel. It is often made of a wooden handle with a metal scoop or blade
Weeding goes hand in hand with digging in garden developments. The borders can be hand dug and cleared of weeds by hand.though it can be stretched out over many days, with much dirt getting on your clothes and under your fingernail. The best to use is a spade, and if the ground is too hard you can leap on it with both feet at the same time -though its rather energetic for a mature gardener.
To the non-gardener obsession with edges must be a real puzzle. Stones, camouflaged with edging plants, are my latest plan to organise my edges, and so backbones of river stones curve and loop around all the lawns.
there in the real garden.You could do some weeding, or digging, or do the edges...
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Tuesday, May 09, 2006


watermelon

Watermelon is a tender, warm-season vegetable. Watermelons can be grown in all parts of the country, but the warmer temperatures and longer growing season of southern areas especially favor this vegetable. .
Floating row covers moderatestemperatures and the young plants, providing some frost protection in unseasonable cold spells.. . Gardeners in northern areas should choose early varieties and use transplants. Mulching with black plastic film also promotes earliness by warming the soil beneath the plastic. Floating row covers moderate temperatures around the young plants, providing some frost protection in unseasonable cold spells.
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Monday, May 08, 2006

Fish keeping
The varaity and colour of fish can be amazing
It even relaxes the mind and lowers presue .Their natural habitats a variety of freshwater fish including various rainbowfish, archer fish, grunters, arowanas, and others. They are easy to keep in captivity, but grow large

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water garden
Its all a hit of attention than the regula season
the water garden plans dries out quickly or are usually dusty
The rate of water evaporated is high



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Spinach
There are large veraeties of vegetable available year round which are good source of of vitamines,calcium,minerals,irons e.t.c
Spinach is cultivated through out the world it may be eaten freash in form of salad.
when its frosen it losses alot of vitermin c ,but has the ability of been available all year around Spinach grows in the cooler months and bolts to seed in hot weather. So plant spinach in late summer, autumn and right through winter.
Sow seeds direct in rows about 30cm apart. Thin to the strongest seedlings so plants are spaced about 20cm apart. Mulch seedlings with compost and water well. Being a leaf crop, spinach responds well to organic liquid feeds.
It is a short lived plant, so keep planting for a continuous crop.

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Garden fork

The hand garden fork is made from ultra strong carbon steel, heat treated and tempered for strength. The gray hammer finish eopxy coated head is for rust prevention and better resistance to humidity and alkalines in the soil.It makes an excellent tool for digging in the garden.Garden fork is an implement that has many prongs and is used for raising, carrying, piercing, or digging. The fork is mostly made of iron or steel. However stainless steel is always preferred since it combines beauty and strength. The fork has cushioned grip which adds ease while working.It has a long metal shaft above the blade, which allows maximum leverage, when trying to dig deep to remove a rock from the garden bed. The handle of the fork is D shaped that lends greater comfort and more control

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lime

Limes are small, oval citrus fruits with porous and smooth skin. Lime color ranges from light to medium green, sometimes with a slight yellow cast. Limes and lemons look similar, but limes are smaller and green (when ripe), and lemons are yellow.
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Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Onion Bulb
The onion is chiefly cultivated for culinary purposes but in dyspeptic habits they occasion flatulence, thirst, and headache. The bulb is the most active part and is stimulant, diuretic, and expectorant. On account of the free phosphoric acid it contains, the juice is supposed to be useful in calculous cases, as it dissolves phosphate of lime out of the body.”
The onion probably originated in East Asia, but has spread around the world and has developed numerous varieties, including shallot, chive, and scallion. The name may come from onion’s “union” or singleness as a bulb.
The plant is related to the lily botanically; chemically it is a less piquant cousin of garlic in taste, but it is unique in its lachrymatory properties.
Currently, it is the most popular herb, since it is nutritionally satisfying in addition to being flavorful; have long favored it as a basic food.
It is sometimes used topically to treat insect stings, but personal experience suggests it lacks any significant anti-allergy properties. It has mild anti-microbial qualities and has been used in wound treatment.
The tear-evoking lachrymatory chemical released when onion is crushed or cut is thiopropanal S-oxide. The stimulating effect on the mucosa and secretory glands of the eyes and nose has resulted in onion being selected for homeopathic use as a treatment for colds.
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Monday, May 01, 2006

Farm tractor

Farm tractors traditionally have large rear driving wheels and smaller front tires for steering. An open cab of sorts is located in the center of the vehicle with a seat, the steering wheel, and three pedals. The three pedals are unique for tractors.
The furthest pedal to the left is the clutch used for shifting gears and starting and stopping the power takeoff.
The right pedals are the breaks - the left break stopping the left rear drive wheel and the right break stopping the right wheel. Left and right wheel breaking allow tractors to make tighter turns. The cabs on tractors are also equipped with a throttle lever and gears to ensure that tractors move at continuous speeds. Some modern tractors have a throttle pedal for additional speed control.
A German man named John Froelich mounted a gasoline engine on his thresher and paved the way for gasoline and diesel tractors today. Because these original machines were run using large traction engines, they became known as tractors.

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