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Crop Rotation Beneficial For Backyard Gardeners

Crop Rotation Beneficial For Backyard Gardeners

There are many positive sides of crop rotation. Rotating crops among the beds of a backyard garden is actually an important and interesting practice, and also one that we needed to adopt in our garden. Disease Control Many diseases and pests tend to affect plants of the same types. Rotating crops reduces the likelihood of diseases which can remain in the soil. For example, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant and potatoes are in the Solanaceae family and…

Containers For Easy Edible Gardening

Containers For Easy Edible Gardening

A gardener establishes a direct link with the mother earth when it strats with eating straight from the garden or container.The fresh taste is so incredible that once you’ve eaten peas or strawberries that you’ve grown, you’ll wait eagerly for the next season to come so they can ripen again. Unfortunately, there are many stereotypes about edible gardening that scare many people away before they begin. But it is always better to pull an old…

3 Basic Nutrient Elements For A Healthy Lawn and Garden

3 Basic Nutrient Elements For A Healthy Lawn and Garden

Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium are three primary nutrients for a healthy lawn. Each one of these basic nutrient elements plays a major role in promoting a healthy turf. Nitrogen Nitrogen is very mobile in the soil, making it subject to leaching out of the soil faster than any other nutrient. As a result, nitrogen is the nutrient most likely to be deficient in lawns. Nitrogen promotes rapid growth, encourages a dense lawn and produces a dark green…

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