Getting a handle on your next growing season
GeoPot has a solution to the issue of moving pots in a container garden easily. The GeoPot Fabric Gardening Pot with Handles, available in sizes ranging from ¼ gallon to 65 gallons so you can grow as big as you need, makes it possible to lift, move, and shift the pots in your container garden with ease. GeoPot Fabric Gardening Pot with Handles is made of the same durable geotextile fabric that the original GeoPot is, just with the addition of sturdy handles on each side that make it easy to pick up and carry.
The dirt on geotextiles
Geotextile fabric has been around since the early 1950’s, and has been used in landscaping, demolition, and even to protect fossilized footprints! Geotextile fabric is woven in different ways for different applications, and they vary from open-mesh, warp-knitted, and closed fabric or non-woven textiles. Let’s take a quick look at some of the ways geotextile fabric has benefitted any number of activities where soil is involved...
When your container garden is all about aesthetics
You can grow a bright bed of flowers even if you’re a novice gardener with a limited amount of space. There are any number of blooming plants that will brighten up a porch or back deck; begonias, geraniums, marigolds, and petunias are all hardy flowers that will do great in a container and add a splash of color to your space. The Round Bottom GeoPot is one of the best choices for decorative flowers around your yard, or even inside your house! The plain geotextile Round Bottom GeoPot is a complement to whatever flower you’re growing – it won’t distract the eye from the gorgeous blooms. Round Bottom GeoPots offer the benefits of air-pruning and breathability found in normal GeoPots, in a slightly slimmer, vase-like shape while still offering the same excellent breathability for heat regulation, high drainage, and sturdy construction. Read on for the full story...
Transplanting is hard for the plant – but you can help
Transplanting is one of the most stressful things for a plants system, and when it’s rushed or done incorrectly, it can kill the plant. The shock of being uprooted is difficult, and even if done carefully can result in the plant needing extra attention (and water!) for a week or so after transplanting. Here are some of the steps you can take to make the transplant less stressful for your plant:
Short on space? Consider garden wire instead
Your garden can start to get overwhelming as vines seem to snake out across the garden, and vegetables – such as cucumbers – begin to suffer from rot from laying on the damp earth.
This is where it may be time to think about buying cages, like a tomato grow cage or supportive trellis, but depending on what you’re growing a stake and some good twist tie garden wire can do the same thing for a lot less space as well as money. Here’s why twist ties can be great for your garden as well as your wallet...
What is air root pruning?
Plants for your garden that help repel pests
When it comes to a garden, most growers are interested in protecting their plants from harmful insects, but of the most irritating and dangerous parasites found in the garden can do the most harm to people and their pets: fleas and ticks. The good thing is that nature has a way of taking care of itself, and there are a number of plants that be added to your yard that naturally repel both fleas and ticks, are animal friendly, and will add a bit more green to your garden. Read on to find out more!