Vegetable Garden

A Waste of Packaged Gold


by Bytemarks As we drove by the plush residential homes, some recently covered with a fresh coating of paint and with the variously landscaped yards displaying their beautiful spired shrubs, flowering gardens and well watered green lawns, it could not be helped but to notice the evenly placed lawn bags filled to the brim with yard waste, just waiting to ...

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Companion Planting Vegetables For Increased Crops


by Tiny Banquet Committee Companion planting in your vegetable garden is a great way to increase the size of the crop you will have when it comes time to harvest. The right combination of vegetables planted together improves growth, reduces disease, encourages beneficial insects to thrive in the garden, and discourages pests. But companion planting vegetables does have it’s drawbacks, ...

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How To Confer The Best Appeal To Your Vegetable Garden


by Northfielder For performing successful gardening, you need to get proper know how on plants. Things like what to sow and when to plant along with tidbits on how to get rid of crop destroying animals and wild plant outgrowths can further assist you no matter what aspect of gardening you are working with. You can also place bird houses ...

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Add Some Magic With Garden Lighting


by clarque Anyone who knows me well knows that there is no place I would rather be at the end of a long day than out in my garden enjoying a cup of tea. In the cool fall and spring months, I prefer a cup of hot peppermint tea in my garden, and in the heat of summer I apt ...

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Organic Vegetable Gardening – The Truly Natural Way


by Susan Sharpless Smith People who have tasted organically grown vegetables swear by its taste and find it extremely difficult to revert back to old eating habits. They often comment that one can taste the sweetness of the sun in the organically produced vegetables. So if it is the first batch of peppers during summers, the juice filled tomatoes, the ...

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Starting A Vegetable Garden Planting Bed – Five Queries You Need To Answer


by jonpalmer Before you invest plenty of your money and time in a vegetable garden planting bed, there are a few questions you need to ask yourself. Frequently time’s gardeners are extraordinarily excited to get their gardens planted and go out and purchase too many gardening supplies. Then when they start planting their materials they realize they haven’t planned their ...

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The Number of Vegetable Gardeners is on the Rise


by Sphoenix~ According to the National Gardening Association’s 2009 Impact of Home and Community Gardening In America report, 7 million more households are participating in home vegetable gardening, as well as fruit, herbs and berry cultivation this year, compared to last. This means that 37% of all US households are doing some of their own food production. The number of ...

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How To Start Your Own Vegetable Garden

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by thebaron03 If you are looking for fresh vegetables and you are not satisfied with what you can get from the market, it is a good to make your own vegetable garden in your own backyard. But how do you do this? Let me tell you the easy steps in starting your very own vegetable garden. First, you must first ...

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