How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot

How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot
Tangy and sour, lemon adds flavor in every cuisine, let’s grow one in a pot! Choose a pot that is 25% bigger than root ball of the plant. Clay pot is ideal because unlike plastic it is porous and evaporates water from sides, this helps lemon tree to grow well as it dislikes being water... 
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6 January Gardening Tips For Various Climates

6 January Gardening Tips For Various Climates
Whether you’re staying warm indoors and gardening vicariously or you’re outside getting things in order, here are a few more regional gardening tips to help you get through winter. Rework your garden design. Review last year’s garden journal and start a new one for this year by recording your seed/plant orders. Check your stored bulbs... 
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How To Fertilize Dahlias To Make Them Bloom

How To Fertilize Dahlias To Make Them Bloom
Healthy tubers are the first step to vigorous dahlia bushes. Choose tubers that are free from blemish, chubby and have plenty of growth eyes or nodes. Proper soil preparation and knowing how to fertilize dahlias will also help you achieve the massive plants with prolific blooms that are the goal of any dahlia gardener. Feeding... 
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How To Grow And When To Harvest Turnips

How To Grow And When To Harvest Turnips
Turnips are a versatile crop. Like beets, they can be grown for greens or for the bulb. They grow fairly quickly, maturing in about 2 months, so you can get more than one harvest in a season. However the bulbs form best in cool weather, around 60 F., so early spring and fall crops are... 
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4 Ways To Use A Cold Frame In Your Garden

4 Ways To Use A Cold Frame In Your Garden
A cold frame is a simple structure that utilizes solar energy and insulation to create a microclimate within your garden. Here are some ways to use a cold frame in your garden. Overwintering dormant plants. If you love to use tender or tropical plants in your garden but don’t know what to do with them... 
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How To Grow And Care For A Sugar Maple Tree

How To Grow And Care For A Sugar Maple Tree
If you are planting sugar maple trees, select a site in full sun for best results. The tree will also grow in partial sun, with at least four hours of direct, unfiltered sun every day. A sugar maple tree growing in deep, well-drained soil is happiest. The soil should be acidic to slightly alkaline. Once... 
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DIY Hanging Indoor Garden For The Winter

DIY Hanging Indoor Garden For The Winter
For many of us now it’s time for indoor gardening, so let’s make an indoor garden to keep enjoying your favorite pastime! You’ll need 1″x6″ piece of pine cut to your desired length, 4″ hole saw, wood stain in and a finish of your choice, a hand sander with 100-grit sandpaper and one piece of... 
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How To Make Your Fruit Trees Bear Fruit

How To Make Your Fruit Trees Bear Fruit
Many people get frustrated when the fruit trees they plant in their gardens seem to take forever to bear fruit. It can take years for a fruit tree to become established enough to produce flowers, let alone fruit and it can take even longer for the tree to support a true crop. Before you give... 
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Weird Shaped Tomatoes: Reasons And Solutions

Weird Shaped Tomatoes: Reasons And Solutions
Tomatoes can be rife with tomato fruit problems. These can be the result of a bacterial or fungal virus, insect infestation, mineral deficiency or an environmental stress such as lack of water. Many of these problems result in tomato fruit deformities which may not always make the fruit inedible. Catfacing is a common tomato issue... 
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3 Hardwood Cutting Methods For Propagation

3 Hardwood Cutting Methods For Propagation
Not every plant is a candidate for the hardwood-cutting method of propagation. The ones that do qualify are mostly deciduous trees or shrubs that go through a period of dormancy before pushing significant new growth. Here are several methods to cut them and get good results. Roll the branches in plastic, place the roll in... 
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