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How to Create a Vegetable Garden on a Slope
By midsummer, the structure that underpins a terraced vegetable garden disappears as it is overrun by exuberant plants. A terraced vegetable garden stabilized by raw wood follows similar processes, only from the side.
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Grow Potatoes for a Christmas Crop
The seeds are exactly the same as those sold for spring planting, only these ones have been held back in a cold store to stop them developing any further; they're literally in suspended animation.
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Help Your Garden Survive a Summer Drought
Success with Germination In hot, dry conditions getting seeds to germinate can be tricky, particularly those of cool-season crops such as lettuce. Struggling with a summer drought is no fun, and keeping your plants quenched and happy can feel like a non-stop...
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Growing Fruit: Why Thinning Creates a Better Harvest
The main benefit of thinning to the gardener is to give those fruits that remain the space they need to grow into bigger, healthier fruits. Thinning helps to produce bigger, healthier apples How to Thin an Apple Tree So let's show you how to go about...
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How to grow: Bay (Growing Guide)
Notes When growing bay as a potted plant, allow the soil to become dry as fall approaches. Stored dried leaves in airtight containers. A mature plant, grown in a sunken container, will occupy a space 18" (45 cm) square.
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Win the War on Weeds!
Alternatively, use sheets of cardboard. Carefully dig out the resurgents with a trowel or fork, taking care to remove all of the roots. Do this in the morning if possible, and on a windy or sunny day, so that the exposed seedlings quickly wither.
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How to grow: Lemon Verbena (Growing Guide)
Harvesting Gather sprigs as desired. Put a piece in your pocket. Notes Lemon verbena is the most "lemony" of all lemon foliage herbs. Incorporate stems in flower arrangements scent the air with lemon.
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How to grow: Cherry (Semi-Dwarf) (Growing Guide)
Healthy cherry trees will bear for twenty years or more. If there are holes in the trunk which leak a gummy substance or sawdust-like frass, the culprit is probably a borer or beetle – to kill this pest, poke a needle into the hole.
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How to grow: Cherry (Fan) (Growing Guide)
Healthy cherry trees will bear for twenty years or more. If there are holes in the trunk which leak a gummy substance or sawdust-like frass, the culprit is probably a borer or beetle – to kill this pest, poke a needle into the hole.
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How to grow: Aphids (General) (Growing Guide)
Where Found: Worldwide Description: Small, soft-bodied pear-shaped insects less than three millimeters long are usually aphids. Ants tend to be attracted to the honeydew left by aphids, so ant activity can often lead you to aphid colonies.
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How to grow: Walnut (Growing Guide)
A wide hole is better than a very deep one. Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Fertile, well-drained soil. Feeding Mulch with well-rotted organic matter in spring. Spacing Single Plants: 65' 7" (20.00m) each way (minimum) Rows: 65' 7" (20.00m)...
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How to grow: Lemon Balm (Growing Guide)
Lemon balm grows into a rounded mound. Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Rich well-drained soil. Feeding Not generally required. You also can start seeds in late winter, and set out the seedlings in spring.
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How to grow: Orange (Container Grown) (Growing Guide)
Companions Lavender and Garlic. Soft soap sprays can help against scale insects. Planting and Harvesting Calendar < Back to All Plants Pests which Affect Orange (Container Grown) Aphids (General) Slug Snail
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How to grow: Pear (Cordon) (Growing Guide)
Feeding Benefits from a mulch of well-rotted organic matter in spring, topped by a deep mulch of wood chips or sawdust year round. This bacterial disease strikes suddenly in cool, damp weather, and causes branches to look like they have been burned by...
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How to grow: Pear (Dwarf) (Growing Guide)
Feeding Benefits from a mulch of well-rotted organic matter in spring, topped by a deep mulch of wood chips or sawdust year round. This bacterial disease strikes suddenly in cool, damp weather, and causes branches to look like they have been burned by...
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Growing Biennial Vegetables for Flowers and Seeds
Last fall I attended a dinner where the host used a huge garden carrot as the centerpiece. The spring after my cutting celery made seeds, I had hundreds of volunteer celery seedlings around the compost pile.
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How to grow: Lantana (Growing Guide)
Frost tolerant Very limited. Troubleshooting Lantanas that dry out often can be brought back to life with regular water and fertilizer. Feeding Mix a standard application of a balanced organic fertilizer into the soil prior to planting along with a generous...
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How to grow: Lavatera (Growing Guide)
Or, start seeds indoors to get a head start on the season, and set them out after the last spring frost has passed. Position Full sun. Planting and Harvesting Calendar < Back to All Plants Pests which Affect Lavatera Aphids (General) Slug Snail
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5 Tips for Late Summer Planting Beds
Deadhead Bed for Flowers and Herbs As you clean up after tired flowers and herbs, you will encounter mature seeds. Plants Related to this Article Spinach Grow Guide Corn Grow Guide Winter Peas Grow Guide < All Guides
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How to grow: Diamondback Moth (Growing Guide)
The caterpillars are found mostly on leaf undersides. Tips: Diamondback moths can complete their life cycle within a 15-30 day period during the summer months. Managing Outbreaks: Diamondback moths have become resistant to most pesticides, including Bt
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How to grow: Quinoa (Growing Guide)
Weed by hand until the plants are 4 inches (10 cm) tall, gradually thinning plants to 18 inches (46 cm) apart. Tall varieties may need staking to hold them upright when they become top-heavy with maturing seed clusters.
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How to grow: Gladiolus (Growing Guide)
Spacing Single Plants: 11" (30cm) each way (minimum) Rows: 7" (20cm) with 9" (25cm) row gap (minimum) Sow and Plant Gladioli are sold as dormant corms. Discard corms that show signs of rotting, as well as those from stunted plants, which may be infected...
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Free Mulch! How to Make It and Where to Get More
Mulch thinly with grass clippings every week or two throughout the summer. I find the benefits outweigh the drawbacks however – a weekly hoeing before adding more mulch helps keep it under control.
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How to grow: Hazel (Growing Guide)
Can be grown as a hedge. Troubleshooting The nuts are much-loved by squirrels, birds and rodents. Companions Crimson Clover. Healthy hazel trees will bear twenty years or more. Begins to bear after five years.
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How to grow: Onions (Perennial) (Growing Guide)
Position Full sun to partial afternoon shade. When plants die back, cured roots often yield a small shallot. Frost tolerant Multiplying onions and other perennial strains are typically hardy to -26F (-15C) when given a protective winter mulch.
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How to grow: Feverfew (Growing Guide)
Also grown with beds of other tea plants where insects are not wanted. Troubleshooting Feverfew can reseed too well in hospitable spaces, so keep an eye on it for invasive tendencies.
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How to grow: Cucumber Beetle, Spotted (Growing Guide)
Use yellow sticky traps to monitor populations. Spotted cucumber beetle [Credit: Austin Turner ] Spotted cucumber beetle [Credit: Austin Turner ] Host Plants: On Crops: Cucumbers, melons, squash, corn Where Found: North America and parts of Mexico Description:...
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How to grow: Daylily (Growing Guide)
Feeding Topdress established daylilies with rich compost in early spring, after new growth appears. Troubleshooting Daylilies are often eaten by deer. Harvesting Even though the individual blossoms last only one day, daylilies make interesting cut flowers.
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How to grow: Chamomile (Growing Guide)
When allowed to shed mature seeds, chamomile often becomes a welcome volunteer plant. Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Fertile, well drained soil. The easiest chamomile to grow is a cool-season annual.
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