How To Prepare Soil For A Vegetable Garden

How To Prepare Soil For A Vegetable Garden
Proper soil preparation when growing vegetables is the key to successful and bountiful harvest but if you neglect to do this, it can greatly hinder the cultivation of demanding plants. The ideal soil for growing vegetables should be neither too light nor too compacted, it should be crumbly and have a balanced texture. Airy and... 
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How To Create An Indoor Compost Garden

How To Create An Indoor Compost Garden
An indoor compost garden can be a source of fresh vegetables all year round, and it’s especially cool for those who live in cold climates. Root vegetables such as the carrots, potatoes, and beets above lend themselves quite well to compost gardening, as do beans and bulbs like onions and garlic. You can also try... 
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6 Healthiest Vegetables To Grow In Your Garden

6 Healthiest Vegetables To Grow In Your Garden
It’s true, all vegetables have health benefits. However some are over-achievers in the nutrient department and many of those are ridiculously easy to grow. Since vegetables start losing nutrients as soon as they are picked, having a garden in your backyard or on your deck is a great step toward improving the quality of food... 
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7 Best Vegetable Choices For A Shady Garden

7 Best Vegetable Choices For A Shady Garden
There are so many people who have a gardening space that is shady. They don’t want to grow just lobelias and balsams there, but something productive and edible. Generally you can’t grow plants that bear fruits in shade as they need high amount of sunlight. Your options are defined. You can only grow green leafy... 
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10 Tips For Creating A Perfect Kitchen Garden

10 Tips For Creating A Perfect Kitchen Garden
Need a cool kitchen garden? Tasty and chic-looking? Here are some clever tips. Grow as much of what you like as possible. Clear as big a space as you can and think about maximum productivity per square inch. Skip the fancy frills. Try edible edging: rows of hardy alpine strawberries and nasturtiums will do the... 
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How To Create An Edible Front Yard Garden

How To Create An Edible Front Yard Garden
Many people only even see the front yard for a few brief moments when they pull into the garage or grab the mail. It’s time to change all that by planning a front yard vegetable garden. You might want to just incorporate a herb garden or potted vegetables tucked in amongst existing landscaping. If the... 
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How To Make A Small Veggie Garden

How To Make A Small Veggie Garden
You don’t need a farm to grow fresh vegetables, herbs and fruits. You don’t really even need a garden. Plant breeders know that after taste, home gardeners want a high yield in a small space, so they’ve been developing more varieties that can grow in a small foot print or even live in containers all... 
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English Vegetable Garden With A Vintage Greenhouse

English Vegetable Garden With A Vintage Greenhouse
This garden in Oregon was transformed from a rose one into an English kitchen garden, complete with vintage-style greenhouse. The old rose garden was knee-deep in blackberries, the fountain was full of dirt and weeds, a crabapple sat sadly enveloped in Old Man’s Beard, and there were three ponds. Brick paths edged with box give... 
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