Blood And Bone: Enriching Lives Through Gardening

Blood And Bone: Enriching Lives Through Gardening

  • Supplies You Need to Build Your Own Hydroponics Starter Kit

    Taking on DIY hydroponics as a gardening project may seem easy. You know you'll need something to hold your net pots, the pots, growing media, and other items. What  you may not know, as a beginner, are the extras you may not think about. Before you grab up the supplies on your list and get going, make sure you consider these hydroponic supplies as well. Full Size Nutrients When you start out, you may be tempted to go with trial size nutrients to give them a try.

  • Tips on how to best mow your lawn

    Mowing the lawn is an essential activity for all homeowners with a garden, as it keeps the property looking good and also keeps the lawn healthy. Most people tend to just cut their grass the way they always have without considering actions they can take to make sure the result of their mowing turns out looking as good possible while also making the grass healthier. In order to improve your mowing technique and thereby get a better lawn, there are a few things you should think about.

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About Me
Blood And Bone: Enriching Lives Through Gardening

I am a teacher at a special school. It is a rewarding job, and sometimes I think that the students are teaching me! Last year, I began a garden project and it has literally grown beyond my wildest dreams. I don't have a green thumb, so most of the time I depend on my students and garden centres for advice. From preparing the earth to using such additives as blood and bone to enrich the soil naturally, I have become quite the backyard farmer! The students and I now sell produce at a local market. Of course, I do make some mistakes along the way. Carrots are most definitely not a summer vegetable! This blog is designed to highlight the best techniques and products I discover in this journey towards the perfect garden. I hope that amateur and professional gardeners alike find something of interest. Enjoy your day.