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Creating Edible Landscape Eith Good Soil Preparation

Creating Edible Landscape Eith Good Soil Preparation

The first step in creating an edible landscape is good soil preparation. Soil is composed of sand, silt and clay mineral particles in varying proportions. It’s a soil’s tilth — its texture — that determines how well plants grow and the ease with which plants are able to take up water and nutrients. There are 12 basic soil types and most common soil types are loamy sand, loam, clay loam, and clay. You can determine…

Using Potting Soil or Topsoil For Conatiner Gardening

Using Potting Soil or Topsoil For Conatiner Gardening

Container gardening is increasingly getting acceptance among the gardeners across the world and now days increasing number of people are growing plants in some type of container. They may be planting flowers or vegetables in plastic or terra-cotta pots, or using wooden barrels to grow vegetables. They may be putting a few window boxes on the house or along the deck. Regardeless of the type of container you use potting soil becomes necessary.Bags of topsoil are usually…

An Edible Landscape Needs Good Soil

An Edible Landscape Needs Good Soil

An edible landscape can be as elegant and decorative as a flower garden. Spring is the best season to turn the garden beds where you plan to plant vegetables. You should preferably have a well choked out vegetable plan for an edible landscape or a vegetable garden. If properly planned and with your efforts you will sure get a lot more nutrition. The most important thing to a bountiful veggie garden is the soil. Begin with getting a soil test…

Growing Vegetables With Raised Bed Gardening Practices

Growing Vegetables With Raised Bed Gardening Practices

Raised-bed gardening is an ideal and productive solution for poorly draining clay soils specifically for growing vegetables in the garden. The beds can be anything from a flat, stand-alone mound of good loamy gardening soil to a more complex one framed and held together by wood or stone. The imported soil depth can be anywhere from 6 to 24 inches above the underlying clay soil. The overall size of the raised bed depends on the available…

Growing A Home Vegetable Garden With Containers

Growing A Home Vegetable Garden With Containers

Containers have been accepted to be extremely useful for adding height, color and growing space in the vegetable garden. In a typical container garden It is better to use fewer larger pots or planters than many small ones, which will look fussy and are harder on plants. Large containers generally tend to  retain soil moisture more efectively and allow roots to become long and widespread. Containers must drain for the plant’s survival, so make sure they have…

Ten Good Gardening Practices To Make It Easy and Adventurous

Ten Good Gardening Practices To Make It Easy and Adventurous

Gardening is an adventure complete with heat, rain, droughts, insects and diseases.  The following are some of basic and good gardening practices and tips for every gardener that will help making this adventure a little less stressful. 1.  Have Your Garden Soil Tested and Improved  The foundation of your garden is your soil. Loose, fertile, well-drained soil will make your gardening experience a good one. If you are a new gardener have your soil tested. A…

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