Resources for Home Gardening (01)

Bifurcated Carrots
Bifurcated Carrots is a weblog by Patrick Wiebe and Steph Mandell, Americans who now reside in the Netherlands. This blog is a record of the duo’s life, what they do, and the things that they value. Although they currently do not have a garden as gardening land in the Netherlands is rare, they used to keep a community garden and are very knowledgeable about gardening. In this journal, one can read not just about Pat and Steph’s life in Amsterdam and their seed network, but also their take on different topics such as food waste, pesticides, climate change, and other similar and related subjects.

Do You Want to Install a Garden Fountain or a Pool? Get the 411 Here!
When you want to get the facts about installing outdoor fountains, pools, ponds, or streams, Ortho's All About Garden Pools and Fountains is a great resource. This book covers how to choose the best location for these important parts of your garden, how to accent your water accessories with vegetation, and how to design a waterfall that will best complement the layout in your yard. Along with advice from professionals, you will see a list of resources for purchasing supplies for your water garden.

Skippy's Vegetable Garden
Skippy's Vegetable Garden is a journal chronicling the gardening adventures of Kathy, a biochemist. Kathy was also the owner of Skippy, a Portuguese water dog who thought that Kathy’s vegetable gardens were his. Kathy writes about growing vegetables and fruits, as well as raising chickens and bees. In this journal she tells about maintaining her gardens using sustainable and organic methods in an easy to understand manner - readers feel like they are just listening to a friend talking about her plants. Her entries include topics such as the vegetables she plants, her harvests, and anything and everything that has something to do with her gardens.

How-To Hydroponics
Ths is the website for a popular hydroponics book by Keith Roberto. In it, readers can learn the best kept secrets of building and gardening with high-yield aeroponic and hydroponic systems you can build. Hydroponic gardening is the most productive way to grow all varieties of plants, and those raised in a hydroponic system will exhibit maximum yield, flavor, vitamin and essential oil content. How-To Hydroponics shows each step of the hydroponic growing process with clear photographs and diagrams and includes step-by-step hydroponics system plans to build eight types of hydroponic and aeroponics systems.

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