Growing Ginger

This week we opened our blog topic up to our Round Rock Gardeners, and the winner of this week’s blog topic is “growing ginger.” Ginger is most commonly known for aromatherapy and its spicy flavor. It also has anti-inflammatory compounds that are great for people experiencing arthritis. Whatever your reason for growing ginger may be, we want to help you …

Herbs Anyone Can Grow

Why purchase herbs from the grocery store when you can grow your own at home? For a convenient oomph of flavor whenever your meal needs a boost, plant herbs in your own garden or containers. Home-grown herbs are less expensive and fresher than their store-bought counterparts while being surprisingly easy to grow and maintain. Study the following list for seasoning …

Actinovate

Actinovate An organic fungicide Actinovate is a biological fungicide that fights lawn and garden fungal-related diseases. Particularly effective for brown patch, dollar spot, root rot and leaf mildews. The active ingredient in Actinovate is a bacterium that, when applied, grows around the root system (when soil drenched) and foliage of the plant (when sprayed on). It may be used on all vegetables, fruits, and nuts.

Sunny Citrus

GROWING CITRUS IN CONTAINERS   Try your hand at growing citrus in containers. We’re sure you’ll find it fun and rewarding… and of course, you’ll definitely enjoy the fruits of your labor when those tasty fruits are ready to be eaten! The fragrance of the citrus flowers can fill a room and the bright colors of the fruit and the …

Herbs Anyone Can Grow

Why purchase herbs from the grocery store when you can grow your own at home? For a convenient oomph of flavor whenever your meal needs a boost, plant herbs in your own garden or containers. Home-grown herbs are less expensive and fresher than their store-bought counterparts while being surprisingly easy to grow and maintain. Study the following list for seasoning …

Do It Yourself Composting

Composting is an affordable, environmentally-friendly way to encourage the growth of your garden and help your soil retain water. It prevents garden diseases and pests while encouraging the production of helpful bacteria and fungi, which nourish plants naturally as well.         Composting food scraps and yard waste not only saves you money on garden products, it keeps this waste out of …

Quick Tip – Planting a Tree

We just came across the helpful article from the Dirt Doctor on the proper way to plant a tree. We thought it might come in handy on that next planting project! Click here for more information >