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How to grow: Garlic (Growing Guide)
Crop Rotation Group Allium (Onion family) ● Soil Fertile, well-drained soil with plenty of compost added. Plants left in the ground too long often have loose bulbs that do not store well.
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How to grow: Chives (Garlic) (Growing Guide)
Harvesting Do not harvest in the first year. Companions Oregano, Thyme, Carrot, Tomato, Grape Vine and Rose. Gather them for use as cut flowers to keep garlic chives from reseeding.
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How to grow: Cucumber Beetle, Striped (Growing Guide)
Striped cucumber beetle [Credit: CamPixie ] Striped cucumber beetle [Credit: CamPixie ] Host Plants: On Crops: Cucumbers, melons, squash Where Found: Most of North America Description: Striped cucumber beetles are less than a quarter of an inch long with...
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How to grow: Borage (Growing Guide)
The foliage can be gathered and composted. Companions Tomato, Squash, Strawberry and Pepper. Notes Borage seedlings are only edible when very young. Blossom clusters make beautiful but short-lived cut flowers or edible garnishes.
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How to grow: Onion Root Maggot (Growing Guide)
Onion root maggots Onion root maggots Onion root maggots in garlic Onion root maggots in garlic Onion fly larvae burrow into plant roots Onion fly larvae burrow into plant roots Onion flies lay eggs at the base on onion plants Onion flies lay eggs at...
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How to grow: Valerian (Growing Guide)
Harvesting Dig roots in fall or early spring and dry outdoors, because they release an unpleasant smell as they dry. Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Any average, well drained soil.
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How to grow: Lemon Balm (Growing Guide)
Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Rich well-drained soil. Troubleshooting Control lemon balm's spread by cutting back flowering stems in late summer. Gather stems for drying or steeping into tinctures in early summer, just before the plants bloom.
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How to grow: Tulip (Growing Guide)
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area. Perennial candytuft makes an ideal companion plant. As the flowers fade in the garden, trim them off with scissors or pruning shears.
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How to grow: Ageratum (Growing Guide)
Notes Blue ageratum provides excellent contrast when combined with flowers with orange blossoms. Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Fertile, well-drained soil. Position Full sun to partial shade.
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How to grow: Tomato (Large) (Growing Guide)
Troubleshooting Watch for leaf-eating tomato hornworms, and pick them off. Companions Marigold, Broccoli, Chives, Mint, Borage, Parsley, Basil, Pepper, Asparagus, Monarda, Lettuce, Garlic, Dill and Calendula.
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How to grow: Parsnip (Growing Guide)
Harvesting Use a digging fork to loosen soil along outside of the planting before pulling roots. Feeding Not required. Notes Thin seedlings to proper spacing when they are 4 inches tall.
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How to grow: Hazel (Growing Guide)
Healthy hazel trees will bear twenty years or more. Companions Crimson Clover. Notes Self-fertile but pollination is improved by growing in groups with two or more cultivars present.
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How to grow: Onions (Red) (Growing Guide)
In clay soil, grow in raised beds or rows. Crop Rotation Group Allium (Onion family) ● Soil Fertile, well drained soil with compost dug in. Try growing different varieties from seed to explore differences in bulb color, size and shape.
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How to grow: Cantaloupe (Growing Guide)
Melons that do not “slip” often sound hollow when tapped, and the skin color takes on a yellowish cast. Crop Rotation Group Cucurbits (Squash family) ● Soil Rich soil with plenty of compost added.
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How to grow: Apple Maggot (Growing Guide)
Managing Outbreaks: Enclosing perfect green apples in clear plastic sandwich bags will protect them from apple maggots and other pests. Small, rice-like maggots may be present, especially in apples that have dropped to the ground.
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How to grow: Lantana (Growing Guide)
Blooming is best in very warm weather. Feeding Mix a standard application of a balanced organic fertilizer into the soil prior to planting along with a generous helping of well-rotted compost.
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How to grow: Chamomile (Growing Guide)
Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Fertile, well drained soil. Troubleshooting Rabbits enjoy nibbling chamomile foliage. When the stems are dry, pop off the blossoms and store them in an airtight container.
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How to grow: Orange (Container Grown) (Growing Guide)
Oranges grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock may be grown in containers. Start small plants in containers at least 12" (30cm) wide and pot them up a size yearly until they reach mature size.
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How to grow: White Currant (Growing Guide)
PH of 6 to 6.5 preferred. Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Rich soil with compost dug in. Notes Powdery mildew can be a serious problem for white currants, so consider planting resistant varieties such as ‘Blanka' or ‘Pink Champagne'.
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How to grow: Japanese Beetle (Growing Guide)
When they stop feeding in late summer, the larvae (grubs) become a problem in lawns, where they damage grass by eating roots. Japanese beetle [Credit: Foxrosser ] Japanese beetle [Credit: Foxrosser ] Host Plants: In the garden: Roses and numerous other...
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How to grow: Lavender (Growing Guide)
Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Any average, well drained soil. Troubleshooting Wait until spring to prune back lavender plants, because the dead stems help shelter the base of the plants from harsh winter weather.
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How to grow: Peach (Large) (Growing Guide)
Spacing Single Plants: 19' 8" (6.00m) each way (minimum) Rows: 19' 8" (6.00m) with 19' 8" (6.00m) row gap (minimum) Sow and Plant Prepare a large hole by breaking up the soil and adding plenty of well-rotted organic matter.
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How to grow: Cherry (Semi-Dwarf) (Growing Guide)
Standard tart cherries are often self fertile, and make nice landscape trees. 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: Okra (Growing Guide)
Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Fertile, well drained soil amended with compost. Frost tolerant No. Feeding Not required, but thrifty growth often indicates nutritional stress.
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How to grow: Oregano (Growing Guide)
Position Full sun to partial afternoon shade. Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Any average, well drained soil in an easily accessible site. Oregano often spreads in hospitable spots.
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How to grow: Pepper (Growing Guide)
Troubleshooting Hot weather can cause peppers to temporarily stop flowering. Feed every two weeks with a liquid feed after the plants begin to blossom and set fruit. Notes Tie heavy-bearing plants to a single stake to keep them from falling over.
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How to grow: Walnut (Growing Guide)
Crop Rotation Group Miscellaneous ● Soil Fertile, well-drained soil. Troubleshooting Native black walnuts are often easier to grow in the US compared to English or Persian walnuts.
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How to grow: Diamondback Moth (Growing Guide)
Preventing Problems: In areas where cabbage moth is a chronic pest, try making a small planting of cress each spring, and let the bugs have it. Starting in spring, the moths lay eggs that hatch into tiny green caterpillars with forked tails, often in...
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How to grow: Aphid, Black Bean (Growing Guide)
Clip off and compost stems holding aphid clusters. They are often found in dense clusters on tender new growth. Aphids feed by sucking plant juices, so infested growth is often yellowed and curled.
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