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Uprooting a Beech Hedge
I needed the earth this non-conformist was utilizing. I love this garden but there are just too many things in my way. The beech rootball was very loose and I thought perhaps I could wiggle it out.
United States, California
Beech Tree Identification: Growing Beech Trees In The Landscape
Don’t add any other amendments at planting time., so water them weekly in the absence of rain. Spread the fertilizer over the root zone and then water it in. Use a pound of 10-10-10 fertilizer for each 100 square foot of the root zone.
United States, Ohio
5 Tips for Late Summer Planting Beds
Get Ready for Planting Garlic Finally, it’s never too soon to get ready to plant garlic, which deserves loose, deeply dug soil that has been generously amended with compost. There are dozens of cold-tolerant species from which to choose, or you can...
United Kingdom, England
How to Ripen Fruit Faster
What tricks do you use? However, it’s worth noting a couple of simple techniques for softening up the sometimes rock-hard offerings sold at the grocery store. If the variety you’re growing is heavy cropping, you could continue picking early on in...
United Kingdom, England
Growing Biennial Vegetables for Flowers and Seeds
Which brings us to the refrigerator, the ideal storage space for biennial root vegetables you want to grow for flowers or seeds in spring. Overwintered beets can produce prodigious amounts of seed List of Biennial Vegetables Botanically speaking, biennials...
United Kingdom, England
Win the War on Weeds!
Have you ever had to battle with a weedy, jungle-like garden? Weeds won’t get a look in! Then, just before the new growing season, dig them in or pull them out to reveal clear soil ready for planting.
United Kingdom, England
Free Mulch! How to Make It and Where to Get More
These mulches may be free but their value to gardeners is inestimable! They help reduce the arduous tasks of weeding and watering in summer, protect your beds over winter, and improve the soil all year round.
United Kingdom, England
How to Create a Vegetable Garden on a Slope
Concrete blocks are less costly, though heavy to handle. You can now play with various bed designs and materials, using your drawing as a planning tool. As the wood decays, mycelium from the wood-feeding fungi also infiltrate adjoining soil.
United Kingdom, England
Growing Fruit: Why Thinning Creates a Better Harvest
Apples generally produce clusters of between two to six fruits. We need to thin them to just one or two fruits per cluster. Selectively removing young fruits is called thinning. For larger cooking apples you’re looking for around 6-9 inches (15-23cm)...
United Kingdom, England
5 Organic Controls for Greenhouse Whitefly
Flowers and flowering herbs such as calendula , thistles, oregano, fennel, parsley, poached egg plant and buckwheat are all easy to grow and will draw in whitefly-eating predators by the crowd.
United Kingdom, England
Keep Plum Trees Healthy and Productive With Summer Pruning
There are also two serious diseases to be aware of. Environmental stress can cause a similar silvering, but it’s likely to affect the whole tree, not just selected branches as with silver leaf.
United Kingdom, England
How to Dry Chili Peppers
They’re incredibly easy to make and they can look just stunning. Well, after plenty of careful nurturing and a recent run of fine, warm weather, I’m delighted to say my first chilies are ready for picking.
United Kingdom, England
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. Fill up a suitable-sized reservoir, adding any liquid feed you’d like to apply at the recommended rate.
United Kingdom, England
Grow Potatoes for a Christmas Crop
Harvesting and Storing Second Crop Potatoes The moment of truth is when the foliage starts to turn yellow and die back. Now prepare to unearth your spuds – a joyous moment indeed! Container-grown spuds can be upturned and the compost torn apart to reveal...
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6 Ways to Extend Your Harvests
Continue Feeding Plants Don’t scrimp on feeding your crops. How do you keep your pickings coming? Remove covers during the day to enable pollination, then replace it in the evening to provide a little warmth and protection against lower temperatures.
United Kingdom, England
Fight Pests Without Using Bug Spray
Pests can sometimes infiltrate your garden among the leaves or in the potting soil of shop-bought plants, so if you buy (or are given) young plants always check them carefully for signs of pests before introducing them to the garden.
United Kingdom, England
Growing Cabbages from Sowing to Harvest
Sow the seeds thinly along the row then cover over and water. Summer cabbages are the first to be sown, in mid spring, followed by autumn and winter types later on in spring. And with a little planning it’s even possible to enjoy cabbages year round,...
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Make the Most of Your Summer Garden
Here are a few ideas to help you make the most of your garden while the weather’s still clement – or ways to improve it for next summer! Make an area for relaxing in the garden where you can enjoy the results of all your hard work! The Perfect Place...
United Kingdom, England
Try Asian Radishes this Fall
Asian radishes grow slower than little salad radishes, so they are best planted about eight weeks before your first frost date. Health-Boosting Daikon Radishes In China there is an old saying that “when the radishes are in season, the pharmacists can...
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3 Ways to Use Up Your Glut
Drying and Dehydrating Fruits and Vegetables Drying is one of the very easiest methods of preserving, requiring no specialist skills – just lots of fresh produce. Place them into a pan with your spices, plus sugar and vinegar.
United Kingdom, England
Growing Rutabagas for a Bumper Fall Harvest
Napobrassica ) include swedes, winter turnips, yellow turnips, Swedish turnips, Russian turnips, Canadian turnips, and neeps. It is always best to leave rutabagas in the ground until they get nicely chilled but not frozen.
United Kingdom, England
Saving Seeds from Beans, Peppers, Onions...And More!
So here’s how to do it... Some biennial crops, such as onions, shallots, leeks, carrots, beets and chard are also worth saving, though you’ll need to overwinter a few plants from one season to flower and set seed the next.
United Kingdom, England
Look Under Your Thuja
I was just curious to see how a thuja would grow from seed and I got four of them. I sadly have to announce that they aren't going to be forty anymore, but thirty nine, because one didn't survive.
United States, California
How to Plant a Boxwood Hedge
The depth of the trench should be no more than the height of the average root ball.Loosen the soil in the bottom of the trench with a garden fork or spade, then place the shrubs in the trench.
United States, California
How to Plant a Privet Hedge
If you are planting container plants, you can dig individual holes instead of a trench, making the hole several inches deeper and wider than the container holding the privet.Add several inches of organic matter, compost or a variety-specific plant mix...
United States, California
How to Plant an Oleander Hedge
If necessary, use a balanced fertilizer in early spring and then again in early fall.Stake plants to keep them in an upright position evenly along the hedge line, if necessary. Its leaves grow densely on the plant, making it a good choice for hedges,...
United States, California
Nicking Plant Seeds: Why Should You Nick Seed Coats Before Planting
Nicking seeds before planting helps the seeds absorb water, which signals the plant embryo inside to begin the germination process. Most plants in thefamilies also have impermeable seed coats and will germinate better after scarification.Seeds that have...
United States, Ohio
Seed Pods Are Soggy – Why Are My Seed Pods Mushy
If the seeds inside are mature, these critters may not have caused any damage. You can use tweezers to ease out the seeds from the mushy pods. When you go out to collect seeds from the plants at the end of the flowering season, you may find that the seed...
United States, Ohio
What Is Reseeding: How To Manage Self-Seeders In Gardens
For example, you may want a fewthe plants to self-seed, you are going to have a problem on your hands the next season. You can always transplant for a formal bed but at least you don’t have to save or purchase seed or another plant.
United States, Ohio