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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…

Maing A New Sustainable Vegetable Garden

Maing A New Sustainable Vegetable Garden

For a sustainable vegetable garden the first step to making your vegetable garden is sodbusting. Cover the lawn with a removable covering such as a tarp for four or more weeks, which kills the lawn by blocking sunlight. Alternatively, cover it with a biodegradable covering such as newspaper or cardboard topped with layers of finished compost, lawn clippings and leaves. Finish with a layer of garden soil on top of the organic materials. The effect…

7 Basic and Good Vegetable Gardening Practices

7 Basic and Good Vegetable Gardening Practices

For productive and  enjoyable vegetable gardening here are seven(07) basic and good gardening practices that will help you grow vegetables in your own garden and save substantially on money. 1. Go For Advance Planning Planning in advance is always better. Decide what you want to grow and how much time and space you can devote to your garden. Learn what works in what season. Tomatoes and berries seem to be the easiest. 2. Choose A…

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…

How To Plan Your Own Vegetable Garden Layout

How To Plan Your Own Vegetable Garden Layout

To begin with the garden plan you need to do it on paper first.Plotting and planning your garden on paper would enable you to realistically know how many plants and what kind you can grow within your space. Two big pitfalls of the neophyte vegetable gardener are to start too big and not space plants correctly. Both of these equal frustration and can be avoided by creating a simple plot plan.Simplicity leads to natural beauty,…

Americans Prefer Saving With DIY Lawn & Garden Care

Americans Prefer Saving With DIY Lawn & Garden Care

The National Gardening Association conducted a survey showing that about one out of five households nationwide spent more time caring for their lawns and gardens last year and 16 percent less money in total than in previous years. The survey goes on to indicate that, while most of the 83 million households that participated in do-it-yourself lawn and garden activities last year spent about the same amount of time on their lawns and gardens, 22…

Basic Gardening Practices and Tips For Beginers

Basic Gardening Practices and Tips For Beginers

Nowadays many are trying to grow their own vegetables owing to the awareness of the benefits of having organic garden at home. A garden can be used for many different purposes.  A few of the most popular garden types are raised garden beds, organic gardening, fruit vegetable garden and garden plants shrubs. Raised bed gardens are easier to work on with less bending and less stretching. People who love to grow vegetables prefer raised garden…

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