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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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Growing Rutabagas for a Bumper Fall Harvest
The roots will push up as they gain size, and garden-grown rutabagas tend to be more top-shaped than round. Harvesting and Storing Rutabagas Rutabagas make rapid growth once they become established, producing a profusion of leaves that show the plants’...
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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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Make the Most of Your Summer Garden
Make the most of late summer’s abundance by seeking out imaginative recipes to turn any gluts into delicious drinks. LED lighting is low cost, versatile and doesn’t use much electricity.
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How to grow: Spinach (Malabar) (Growing Guide)
Harvesting Clip leaves as you need them in the kitchen. Feeding Mix in a balanced organic fertilizer when preparing the planting site. In some climates, Malabar spinach can become weedy.
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3 Ways to Use Up Your Glut
Herbs can be chopped up and frozen into ice cubes that can be dropped whole into recipes. For flavor add a big fat clove of crushed garlic, 250g (9oz) of dark brown sugar, 280ml (half a pint) of white wine vinegar, plus some grated ginger, a few chopped...
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How to grow: Tarragon (Growing Guide)
Position A sunny spot near the back or edge of a garden bed, because tarragon is a lanky plant. Harvesting Gather stem tips as you need them in the kitchen. Frost tolerant A cold-hardy perennial, tarragon can survive temperatures to -20F (-30C).
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How to grow: Cranberry (Growing Guide)
Rhododendrons and azaleas. Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Moist, boggy, acid soil. Bushes can be grown along the pond’s edge in sun or partial shade. Companions Blueberry.
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How to grow: Phlox (Annual) (Growing Guide)
Spacing Single Plants: 5" (15cm) each way (minimum) Rows: 5" (15cm) with 5" (15cm) row gap (minimum) Sow and Plant Sow annual phlox seeds indoors to get a head start, or you can plant the seeds where you want the plants to grow two weeks before your last...
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How to grow: Snail (Growing Guide)
Preventing Problems: Wear a rubber glove to hand pick snails, and drown them in a pail of soapy water. Snails leave a trail of slime behind them Snails leave a trail of slime behind them Garden snail Garden snail Snails mating Snails mating Snails create...
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How to grow: Cherry (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: Slug (Growing Guide)
Managing Outbreaks: Slugs are easily lured into pit traps made by placing an inch of beer in a small open container, and sinking it up to its rim in soil or mulch. Description: Slugs move about on moist leaves, mulch and soil, and densely planted gardens...
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Fight Pests Without Using Bug Spray
Also try trap-cropping using a pest’s favorite food to make your crops less appealing to them. And don’t forget to report any pests you see at BigBugHunt.com . Practice crop rotation to help prevent a build-up of crop-specific pests in the soil, and...
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How to grow: Leek (Growing Guide)
Notes When leeks are almost the size you prefer, blanch them for 2 to 3 weeks by putting a mound of soil, mulch, or a cardboard tube around the base of each stem. Crop Rotation Group Allium (Onion family) ● Soil Requires rich, loamy soil that holds...
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How to grow: Loganberry (Growing Guide)
Frost tolerant Yes. Plant a thornless variety to take the pain out of harvesting. Companions Leek, Garlic, Onions and Chives. Harvesting Pick when ripe. Healthy loganberries will bear for ten to fifteen years or more.
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How to grow: Lovage (Growing Guide)
One plant is usually sufficient, but it’s a good idea to start a new plant every few years. Notes Tender young growth has the best flavour. Frost tolerant Lovage is a hardy perennial that survives winter even in very cold climates.
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How to grow: Lemongrass (Growing Guide)
Plant lemongrass in a warm, sunny spot that is convenient to water. Position Full sun. Planting and Harvesting Calendar < Back to All Plants Pests which Affect Lemongrass Aphids (General) Slug Snail
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How to grow: Monarda (Growing Guide)
12" (30 cm) each way (minimum) is a good spacing for an initial planting of 3 plants. Position Morning sun with partial afternoon shade. Planting and Harvesting Calendar < Back to All Plants Pests which Affect Monarda Aphids (General) Plant Bug Slug Snail
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How to grow: Cuphea (Growing Guide)
Companions Combine with other annuals that attract hummingbirds, such as salvias. Harvesting Snip off older branches in midsummer to keep plants looking neat, and to prolong flowering.
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How to grow: Verbena (Annual) (Growing Guide)
Companions Petunia. Notes Annual verbena may decline quickly when summer weather turns hot and humid. Frost tolerant Limited. Verbena’s low, spreading growth habit make it a good flower to grow in front of taller flowers, or as a trailing plant in mixed...
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How to grow: Pecan (Growing Guide)
Mulch after planting, and encircle the trunk with a wire cage or protective pipe to protect the young tree from animal and insect pests. Position Full sun. Planting and Harvesting Calendar < Back to All Plants Pests which Affect Pecan Aphids (General)...
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How to grow: Basil (Growing Guide)
Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Rich soil. Troubleshooting Plants that slowly wilt to death and show a dark ring on their stems near the soil line are infected with fusarium wilt.
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How to grow: Greenhouse Whitefly (Growing Guide)
Managing Outbreaks: Wash down infested plants with a strong spray of water, taking care to reach leaf undersides. Grow flowers near your garden to attract small wasps and other whitefly predators.
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Growing Cabbages from Sowing to Harvest
Make sure spring cabbages are transplanted no later than early fall, so they can establish before winter bites. Cabbage heads, or hearts, can be rounded or conical, with leaves that are light green, dark green, red or purple.
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How to grow: Morning Glory (Growing Guide)
They are at their best on a sturdy fence. Position Full sun. Planting and Harvesting Calendar < Back to All Plants Pests which Affect Morning Glory Aphids (General) Slug Snail ‘Heavenly Blue’ and ‘Flying Saucers’ are safe choices because they...
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How to grow: Asiatic garden beetle (Growing Guide)
Asiatic garden beetle [Credit: harum.koh ] Asiatic garden beetle [Credit: harum.koh ] Host Plants: In the garden: Orange hawkweed On Crops: Numerous flowers and vegetables Where Found: Eastern North America Description: Brown night-flying beetles chew...
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