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It Seems Incredible That You Can Grow Plump Tomatoes So Easily at Home

When growing tomatoes keep in mind they are sun-loving plants. The time it takes to for them to ripen depends on the variety you have chosen. There are types that…

How to Care For Your Aloe Vera Plant – Easy Caring Tips to Keep Your Aloe Vera Plant Healthy

Learn how to take care of your Aloe Vera plant and keep it healthy. Follow these easy-to-follow and simple instructions to maintain your Aloe Vera plant, learn its applications and benefits.

Thinning Your Vegetable Garden

For plants that have been direct seeded into your garden, you may find that once the seedlings have begun to appear, you’ll need to thin them. This is especially true for root crops, as well as crops that have delicate root systems.

Mulching Your Vegetable Garden

Mulch is used in the garden for a variety of purposes, but it primarily is used to prevent weed growth, to retain moisture, and to protect root systems from the heat of the summer sun. In fact, mulch used in the vegetable garden provides much of the same results as cultivation does.

Secrets to Growing Herbs in Pots

Growing herbs in pots is as enjoyable as it is economical. The ease with which herbs can be grown allows even the most discerning home chef the ability to utilize the freshness that only fresh herbs can deliver to a dish.

Late Tomato Planting

Can you already taste that juicy vine ripened tomato that you pick fresh from your own garden area? I can, but I simply did not get my plants in early enough.

Chia Herb Garden

A chia herb garden is essentially a container garden. Containers come in many forms, and chia is a form of container gardening that uses small containers and those green sponges from which the herbs grow. Having a chia herb garden is a very clean and easy way of gardening, and you can place them anywhere in your home or have multiple little herb gardens in various parts of your home.

Prepare For Your Fall Vegetable Garden Now

As you enjoy the last of your summer veggies and notice that some of these are past-their-peak, its time to look ahead to your fall vegetable garden. Fall vegetables include carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts and grow most successfully when they mature during cool weather. Start to prepare now as many of these vegetables can be planted in summer for a fall harvest.

Beets – How to Grow

Beets can be grown in almost any part of the country mainly because they prefer cooler weather. If grown in a warmer climate the timing needs to be just right in order for the produce to survive. Maturity needs to be before the hotter summer weather or after, during the cooler months of fall.

Basic Gardening Tips 101

An impressive garden need not to be expensive. There are a number of ways on how to can create a unique and stylish landscape without breaking the bank.

Cannibalism and Ladybirds

Cannibalism in ladybirds is very familiar in nature. Cannibalism is the act of killing and consuming an individual of the same species. Basically ladybirds prefer to feed on aphids but when aphids are scarce they don’t hesitate to devour their own eggs, larvae, pupae as well as newly emerged adults to remain alive.

How to Begin Organic Vegetable Gardening in 7 Easy Steps

Organic Vegetable Gardening is a popular concept today but not a new one. Organic vegetable gardeners see no place in the food production process for chemical contamination through chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides. This lack of manufactured chemicals is at the heart of organic vegetable gardening.

Vegetable Profiles – Artichokes

There are two major varieties of artichokes – globe artichokes and Jerusalem artichokes. Globe artichoke are the bur, or flower bud of the artichoke plant, while Jerusalem artichokes are roots, similar to potatoes.

Transplanting Your Vegetable Seedlings

Particularly in the North, where the growing season is shorter, it is necessary to transplant several garden crops in order to make sure that strong plants will be able to mature and produce within the growing season. In the Southern states, the growing season is longer, and transplanting is generally not necessary, as many plants can be direct-seeded at the same time that Northerners are starting their seedlings indoors.

A Garden Herb

This article discusses how some herb plants can go well with a more traditional garden. You can disguise your herb plants as flowers, tiny plants, or tree like plants in order for it to go well with your garden design, and not let anyone in on the fact that you’re growing herbs!

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