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Introduction to Upside Down Gardening

Upside Down Gardening of Tomatoes

Gardening, with the aim of providing your own food, has experienced a resurgence over the last few years.

More and more of us are looking for ways to reduce our food bills, decrease our carbon footprint, and eat healthier.

Those with gardens or access to an allotment find it easier to grow their own food, but what about those of us who live in apartments?

Apartment dwellers have much less space to work with and this obstacle stops many budding gardeners in their tracks.

That is why we were excited to learn about upside down gardening, it grants everyone the opportunity to grow their own vegetables regardless of available space.

Here’s what the experts at Fantastic Gardeners advise in order to get yourself up to speed with an upside-down garden.

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12 Plants That Attract Ruthless Good Bugs

12 Plants That Attract Ruthless Good Bugs

Most bugs pose a great threat to our gardens. That’s why I've previously wrote an article about proven insect repelling plants that are known to repel harmful bugs from our gardens and homes.

You can find the article here:

However, in today’s article, I’ve acknowledged the fact that not all pests are a threat to your garden plants, and many of them are actually helpful in fighting off other plant predators.

In order to attract those helpful bugs, you need to add certain plants from the list below to your garden or farm to encourage biodiversity and a healthy population of beneficial garden insects that will help you keep bad bugs in check.

Let’s check them out:

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Netro Smart WiFi Sprinkler Controller Review: 12-Zones

Netro Smart WiFi Sprinkler Controller Review: 12-Zones

If you’ve ever needed to take a vacation and worried that your plants would dry out, Netro Smart WiFi Sprinkler Controller might just be what you need.

As the world embraces the era of home automation, Netro, with their recent model of smart sprinkler controller called sprite, have found a way to automate one of the most important gardening activity, seamless irrigation!

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8 Common Problems with Growing Passion Fruits

8 Common problems with growing passion fruits and how to overcome them

Let’s face it:

Anyone can start a passion fruit growing venture.

But not everyone gets past the first roadblocks.

It’s disappointing when you don’t seem to get the results being hyped about, and when you’re disappointed you get less and less enthused about keeping at it.

It helps to know that you’re not alone:

Like with personal problems, passion fruit growing problems are widespread. There are so many Agribusiness entrepreneurs and gardeners out there but very few who get any success. Only 2% of the lot get any meaningful returns on their investment.

And when they do, it’s through sheer hard work and determination. Plus tips from the pros, of course.

To help you join the 2%, here are:

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23 Notorious Weeds to Watch Out in Your Garden

Notorious weeds to watch

Weeds have the power to wipe out your entire crop or lawn.

Under worst scenario, they even cause harm to livestock. Such cases are reported every year where animals succumb from feeding on poisonous weeds.

They aggressively invade crops, smother pastures and in some cases can harm your lawn. They compete for water, nutrients and sunlight, resulting in reduced crop yield and poor crop quality.

Your best option is to learn as much as possible about them. By doing so you’ll know better how to sustainably keep them under control.

And this article is a great starting point:

So here we go:

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