Welcome to The Tao of Garden

Gardening is simply the practice of cultivating plants. People grow ornamental plants to harvest their flowers, foliage, or to get dyes out of them. They are also grown for their overall appearance.

There are also plants that are cultivated for human consumption. They are consumed as fruits, vegetables and herbs for medicinal purposes.

When we talk about gardening the subject ranges from fruit orchards to long boulevard plantings. Gardening practitioners may specialize themselves in growing only one type of plant or they may also practice mixed plantings that involve many various plants.

Gardening requires active participation of the practitioner and it usually requires intensive works and discipline.
Here you'll find many tips and tricks that are related to gardening.

There are various methods, types and approaches to maintain a healthy and beautiful garden. You can find all of them here.

You may want to learn what's the proper way to landscape the yard, choosing the right soil, maintain the plants, growing indoor gardens, and many many more.

We also look forward to hear your insights, suggestions, and even requests around gardening and landscaping. So please don't forget to leave your precious comments...

Happy gardening... :)

The Basic Method Of Composting

The person that is environment friendly would always be preferring the compositing method. This is a recycling process in which you try to return the land that what it has given you.

You will be noticing that the pile of decaying things eventually become the part of the land. It is very interesting thing to notice. You might also come to encounter that some offspring are coming out from land by this natural process. If you are seriously involved in noticing any such cycle, you will surely feel it joyful and a miracle of life cycle.

Compositing also depicts the life cycle and it is more then fertilizer for the soils. For compositing process you can gather things like dead plants, leaves, other manures and other decaying things in the garden. This material then can be used for creating the compost.

Usually the farmers are engaged with the compositing. But if it will be applied by the other gardeners and people than it would defiantly be very beneficial.

Compost is the organic substance that can be attained by converting the different materials collected from the land. It would turn into some blackish, crumbly and fragrant thing. The main idea is that the bacteria and fungi in the soil break down and multiply. Bacteria requires proper food, air and moister to convert the raw material in compost in the suitable environment.

If you have never made the compost but want to make, than all you have to do is to collect all the green and dry material from the ground or from anywhere you can find. You have to think that what you can feed to bacteria. It can be the green weeds, the tap on the grass clipping, vines of peas or the lettuce leaves. They all have high levels of sugar and protein that is useful for the decomposition process.

For decomposing the dry leaves and small twigs must be combined with the green leaves. Dry leaves and other small twigs can decompose very soon because they have low level of nitrogen, so it must be combined with some green material.

You can also add the manure and garden soil in between the gathered material for decomposition of pile.

You do not need to be professional for making your own pile of compost. All is need is your nature oriented heart; this will help you in performing the process.

You just have to tell yourself that you are doing worth for the nature and environment by contributing your part. Everyone does not have eager for having the garden, but working on this compost concept will surely provide you happiness.

It is practice that can make the person perfect. It is also suited with the idea of compositing. By practicing you will be able to develop your own techniques and can also share your gem with others and can work for the betterment of the environment and nature.

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