How to Survive a Heat Wave

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Vegetable plants need nutrients, sun and water to thrive. If they are popped into the soil and left on their own they most likely will do poorly, … [Read more …]

How To Mulch Your Vegetable Garden

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Mulching is one of the best things we can do for your vegetable garden. Properly placed mulch helps control the weeds, keeps the soil from drying out … [Read more …]

Growing Lemon Scented Herbs

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Lemon scented herbs are a delight to grow in the garden and use in the kitchen. There is a nice selection of plants to choose from that emit the … [Read more …]

Companion Planting With Herbs

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Companion planting in the garden has most likely been around for as long as man has been planting seeds. It's simply a method of partnering up … [Read more …]

Succession Planting for the Home Gardener

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 What is succession planting, and how can it help the home gardener? An example serves as the best explanation. Peas are a cool weather crop and can … [Read more …]

Grow Your Own Salad Greens

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Many of us grew up in a time when a salad consisted of iceberg lettuce and assorted vegetables. Some restaurants still stick with the standard salad … [Read more …]

How To Rotate Vegetables in the Garden

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Rotating vegetables to a new location each year gives gardeners a one up on pest control, soil health and avoiding diseases. I personally experienced … [Read more …]

How to Check Seed Viability

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Most of the time when ordering seeds for a new growing season you will receive way more than you really need. This can cause you to sometimes have … [Read more …]

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