10 Reasons to grow Mint in your garden

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10 Reasons to grow Mint in your garden Mint is one of those plants that individuals feel firmly about having in the garden, and in light of current circumstances. Due to its spreading nature and inclination to assume control, a large number of us select to simply abandon everything together. The issue with doing this […]

How to pick the perfect watermelon

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How to pick the perfect watermelon There’s nothing like diving into a huge slice of juicy watermelon on a hot summer day. A wedge of watermelon — straight from the fridge is one of my favorite things. A good watermelon is juicy, sweet, and crisp.  It can be a great way to quench your thirst. […]

How to save tomato seed

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How to save tomato seed There is an unchallenged king in gardens everywhere who’s flavor is outstanding – and that is tomatoes!  Growing the perfect tomato is like searching for the holy grail.  It can often elude gardeners. They have become the fan favorite because of the wide variety of shapes, colors and flavors.  There […]

Vegetable Garden – When to plant

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Vegetable Garden – When to plant One of the most common questions when it comes to vegetable gardens is – when do I plant my seeds for my vegetable garden? Vegetable Garden: When do I plant That question can have many different answers based on certain details.  These details can include – where you live, […]

Seed Saving – Quick tips for saving seed

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One of the best things you can do for your garden – is to save your own seed.  This is one of the oldest and most beneficial things to learn how to do.  Ever wonder “where did a Cherokee Purple tomato came from?” or what about your favorite squash?  If you are using heirloom seed, […]

How to use Row Covers to extend your season

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Summer gardens are one of the most stunning sights to see.  They can be filled with gorgeous heirloom tomatoes and peppers, sweet watermelons and as many cucumbers as you can eat.  We get to enjoy that plentiful harvest all summer long, but what happens when summer comes to an end? Most of our gardens here […]

5 Tips for Growing Carrots in Raised Beds

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There is just something about harvesting fresh grown carrots from your home garden.  They are sweeter and more delicious when home grown.  You can grow the best carrots at home in your garden if you follow these 5 tips for growing carrots in raised beds! 5 Tips for Growing Carrots in Raised Beds Loose soil […]

10 Crops that you should direct sow in your garden

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Each and every year at this time, if our growing season is over we start to plan our next spring garden. I constantly hear people talking about when and how to start their seeds indoors.  The thing that a lot of people do not know is that there are many different fruits and vegetables can […]

How to root a tomato sucker

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The key is to start early, and take cuttings when the plant is still healthy.  Within several weeks, you will have new tomato plants.  Cloning tomato plants from suckers is quicker than starting a new crop from seed. Here is how to root a tomato sucker! What is a tomato sucker? Tomato suckers are the […]

How to incorporate vegetable plants into your landscaping

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It’s not surprising that many people are opting to grow their own vegetables, especially since the food prices continue to rise. Many gardeners find themselves planting and tending to various plants and flowers, so why not add vegetable plants into the mix also. It is easy to mix edibles into your garden once you learn […]

The Top 10 Tomato Planting Tips for producing the healthiest plants

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What is the most popular vegetable to grow in your garden? Of course-tomatoes! Have you had a questionable past with growing your own tomatoes? You can grow tomatoes successfully if you follow these tomato planting tips! Planting tomato plants is easy. They are among the easiest garden plants to grow and if you live in […]

Using seed tape to get the perfect garden spacing

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How many times have you planted a handful of tiny seeds — onions and carrots or even herbs like basil!  Have you sown a row of tiny seeds, only to end up thinning out over half the seedlings? Using seed tape to get the perfect garden spacing will reduce the work you have to do in […]

Top 4 Tips to build healthy garden soil

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Soil is a blend of organic material, water, air, and minerals. The organic matter comes from plant roots, microorganisms, and decaying plants and animals. When you follow these top 4 tips to build healthy garden soil, you will be pleased with your garden. When the organic material decays it feeds the plants that are growing […]

The 9 Salad Greens that every gardener should grow

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Creating a salad that’s bursting with flavor and color is an art, but since most salad greens and enhancements go well together, it’s hard to go wrong. Here is our list of the 9 Salad Greens that every gardener should grow! Most seed companies now carry a wide range of mixes and individual species and varieties that take […]

7 Quick Growing Veggies To Plant in your Garden

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So everyone else started planting their vegetable garden months ago, and you’re a little behind—but that doesn’t mean you have to settle for grocery store veggies. You can still reap a tasty harvest if you plant these 7 Quick Growing Veggies in your garden. So gather up your seeds, prep your soil, and watch your garden come […]

The Top 10 Organic Gardening Tips

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The Top 10 Organic Gardening Tips Do you want to start organic gardening? Do you want to be successful at it? We’re here to help!  Here is our Top 10 Organic Gardening Tips! Tip #1 Start with a good organic soil. The soil is the foundation of any garden and a healthy, organic soil means […]

The Top 7 Container Gardening Tips

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Have you wanted to start a garden, but concerned you don’t think you have the space?  Container gardening is a great way to be able to garden in small apartments or homes that have little to no yard. Additionally, plants in containers can be used to enhance your garden, porch or patio. They offer great […]