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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When And How To Harvest Horseradish Root

When And How To Harvest Horseradish Root
If you are a lover of all things spicy, you should be growing your own horseradish. Horseradish is cultivated for its pungent root. The plant is a large leaved herb that thrives in full sun but tolerates some shade. Plant horseradish in the spring as soon as the soil can be worked. Prepare the soil... 
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How To Grow Your Own Moss Outside

How To Grow Your Own Moss Outside
Moss looks wonderful in the garden, especially on rocks and rock walls. It gives any garden a sense of age and weight. How can you grow it yourself? Mosses like moisture, shade and generally prefer an acidic soil (5.0 – 6.0). Partial to full shade is essential. The easiest way to get a patch of... 
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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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19 Climbing Plants For Pergolas And Arbors

19 Climbing Plants For Pergolas And Arbors
There are so many climbing plants that can be guided over a pergola to get a welcome shade in warm weather. As the spring has begin, it’s high time to think over what plants you want outdoors, especially for your pergola. For you help, here we have listed 19 best pergola plants, this list is... 
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How To Grow Carrots From Carrot Tops

How To Grow Carrots From Carrot Tops
Let’s grow carrot tops! One of the easiest plants for a young gardener to grow, carrot tops make pretty houseplants for a sunny window and their fern-like foliage is beautiful in an outdoor container garden. First off, a word of caution; when we say you can grow carrots from carrots, we mean the plant, not... 
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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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6 Small Versions Of Large Favorites For Limited Spaces

6 Small Versions Of Large Favorites For Limited Spaces
In bygone eras, the mature size of large plants was irrelevant because properties were big and gardeners were plentiful and inexpensive to hire. Now the situation is often vice versa, and though you can always prune a large plant down to size, most of us have limited time in addition to limited space and require... 
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15 Cool Baking Soda Uses In The Garden

15 Cool Baking Soda Uses In The Garden
Do you know you can use baking soda for plants? Here are 17 hacks on how to use baking soda in the garden that you will find useful. Houseplant cleaner. Remove dust to promote photosynthesis – apply the solution of water and sodium bicarbonate on the surface of leaves. Clean garden furniture. Add 1/2 cup... 
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10 Tips To Get Your Garden Ready For Spring

10 Tips To Get Your Garden Ready For Spring
See what’s missing. Are there areas where you need screening because you suddenly you notice the air conditioning unit that looks horrible? Add trellises, tuteurs, and supports if you need some. Help your hardscape. Get sand to fill the cracks on a brick path or add stone edging if you want some. Plant shrubs and... 
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