Growing Superb Gardens and Plants
Welcome to Garden Hobbies, a great place for
you and your plants........
Spring Planting in Full Swing
Every gardener has got their hands into some dirt. The planting
season is a wonderful time of year. As you plant your victory garden,
just be sure to provide your young plants protection against frost, cold
weather and strong winds. Help young transplants to get their feet established
into their new home. And, enjoy watching them grow!
In Search of Seeds! Each
year, we begin our gardening season with a search for seeds for the upcoming
year. It's a lot of fun browsing seed catalogs, and surfing the internet
for a treasure trove of promising garden seeds. Whether you like to browse
through a seed catalog by the fireside, or surf online, make plans now to
find the seeds that you want to plant this spring.
Indoor Plant Starts - Starting seeds indoors to transplant later,
is one of the early joys of gardening. Why let the garden stores have all
the fun, when you can start your own seedlings!? While winter goes by, review
the basics of seed starting, and seedling care. As a rule of thumb, most
indoor starts should be planted six to eight weeks before the last frost
in your area.
Pest Control - Your flowers and veggies are up and growing. ......kewl!
You are anxiously awaiting the harvest. So are the birds, deer, rabbits,
and a vast army of other pests. Check out the Buffet Buster! It ends their
Have you ever taken a soil pH test in your houseplants? Why not? Each
pot can result in wild swings on the pH scale. An off balance pH in
your houseplant's soil, often is the answer for a sick
on soil pH
All About Lilacs Lilac Lovers have waited almost a year for their
favorite flowers to bloom. Well, wait no longer.
Goin Green! Gardeners, homeowners, schools and businesses are all
turning to composting. You just might be surprised at what you can compost.
Garden Tips - from The Gardener's Network, where every day is a gardening
Garden Recipes - You grew 'em. Now, you get to enjoy them. Find
garden recipes galore. Got a recipe to share with others, we'd love to post
it for you!.
Read the Good Book.... There's plenty of good books on gardening.
Reading a book on gardening, or your favorite plant, is a great way to help
the winter months go by quicker. There's always something new to learn when
you dig into gardening related books. There's also plenty of tips and learnings
in our growing list of "how to" pages. So, make sure to surf our site and
stop back often.
Let's Talk Gardening! Do you want to talk about gardening, read seasonal
appropriate articles about gardening, or share some pictures of your garden.?
Join in on the fun! Garden
Homeowners love Arborvitae. Fast growing with little care, they are
among the most popular of evergreens for both foundation plants and hedgerows.
More on Arborvitaes.
Celebrate your Garden Hobby
There are many holiday and special days for gardener to celebrate their hobby.
Among the April holidays are: