How To Grow Easily And Use Microgreens

How To Grow Easily And Use Microgreens
Microgreens are a mix of salad greens, herbs and other edible greens picked while they are young, tiny, and tender. Most are harvested when they are only about an inch tall. You can purchase microgreen seed mixes in a variety of “flavors”, like spicy or mild. However you can just as easily mix up your... 
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3 Simple Ways To Grow Cool-Season Veggies

3 Simple Ways To Grow Cool-Season Veggies
Whether you’re ready to turn over your whole backyard to kale cultivation or only have room for a couple of containers on the patio, we’ve got you covered with three strategies for growing cool season crops. Keep it contained. A fairly good sized container can be all you need to grow a few winter greens... 
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How To Grow Sweet Potatoes Anywhere

How To Grow Sweet Potatoes Anywhere
Sweet Potatoes grow under the ground just like regular potatoes. Above ground, Sweet Potatoes are sprawling vines that can take up a lot of room in the garden. Unlike regular potatoes, Sweet Potatoes are a warm-weather crop and need about 4 months of high temperatures to mature. However, if you live in a northern climate,... 
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9 DIY Flower Arrangements With Fruit And Berries

9 DIY Flower Arrangements With Fruit And Berries
We all got used to floral arrangements but what about adding fruit, berries and veggies from your garden into them? Such a creative rustic decoration is amazing for fall, Thanksgiving and for fall weddings or other special occasion because they create a cozy ambience. Cabbage, artichokes, apples, citrus of any kind, berries, asparagus, carrots, pears,... 
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How To Ripen Green Tomatoes In The Fall

How To Ripen Green Tomatoes In The Fall
There are always green tomatoes left on the vine in the fall. Deciding when to either pick the tomatoes green or let them get hit by frost, is a tough call. And then there’s the problem of how to get them to ripen. Most tomatoes need temperatures above 60 degrees F. to finish ripening and... 
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6 Dressing Substances To Fertilize Your Plants

6 Dressing Substances To Fertilize Your Plants
Every plant needs some special care to grow better, so we can use some fertilizers to keep them growing and blooming. What are the necessary fertilizers? Nitrogen is responsible for activating photosynthesis and promoting the growth of leaves. Don’t be excessive as it can cause less blooming and fruiting. Phosphorus is important for the process... 
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DIY Garden Trellis On A Budget From Leftover Materials

DIY Garden Trellis On A Budget From Leftover Materials
If you are growing pole beans, pickles, cucumbers, and peas in your garden, they are all much happier on trellises, so you need a couple. Prepare tree branches (1″-2″ thick, over 5′ tall, preferably with some branches coming off for horizontal support), twine and/or garden trellis net and/or zip ties, leftover wooden stakes and garden... 
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Small Cook’s Garden in Upstate New York

Small Cook’s Garden in Upstate New York
There is something deeply satisfying about eating directly from the garden: the fruit of one’s own labor really does taste sweeter. This garden in upstate New York is full of native plants and heirloom vegetables is surrounded by tall pines that rob precious sunshine, so the owners applied a lot of smart solutions to overcome... 
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DIY Bean Trellis For Any Vegetable Garden

DIY Bean Trellis For Any Vegetable Garden
If you are growing beans or any other vegetables, then perhaps a trellis will be a comfortable solution. Look at this project from gardenista.com to make a bean tunnel using metal mesh and poles, available at most hardware stores and get inspired for building your own one. First build two bean tunnels, then plant your... 
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