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How To Grow Tomatoes: 6 Steps To Grow Your Own Tomatoes

Finding out how to grow tomatoes is like finding a needle in the haystack. Why? Because to throw some tomato seeds into the ground and eventually find them growing and bearing those round, smooth and shiny reddish orange tomatoes is like throwing the magic beans that Jack has thrown and grew into a huge beanstalk eventually bestowing him and his mother the golden harp and the chicken that lays the golden eggs.

Popcorn Didn’t Grow on Trees, Popcorn Came in Bags and I Knew It

I was 6 years old and if there was anything I knew for sure it was that Popcorn didn’t grow on Trees… it came in bags from the grocery store. The discovery that popcorn and carrots share the same bed, opened a whole new world.

Permaculture Guilds – How to Grow More in Your Garden

Permaculture guilds are an extension of a common gardening technique called companion planting. Companion planting is used in home gardening to increase the yield a certain area produces in a season. While permaculture guilds are almost exclusively used in permaculture, companion planting is more widespread.

Plants That You Can Grow in Your Garden to Attract Butterflies

Butterflies are exquisite and dainty creatures that can add more color to your home garden. Kids and even adults love to watch butterflies sitting on the flowers and plants. The lovely butterflies create an interesting atmosphere in the garden.

What You Can Do With Fennel

Fennel is a much maligned vegetable that grows wild in some parts of the world. It is an outcast in the average vegetable garden because it is not a good companion for any other vegetables.

The World’s Smallest Tomato

People often get a kick out of growing the biggest vegetables possible. In fact there are competitions that farmers enter to show off their giant vegetables.

Benefits of Garden Designs

When you think that your home needs to have a makeover, you really should not dive right away to tearing every part of your house down and renovating it. This is costly. Sometimes, all it takes to give your house a refreshing look is to introduce a great garden design right on your front lawn.

With Organic Aquaponics, Growing Your Own Veggies At Home Has Never Been Easier

Developing a balanced diet centered largely upon green veggies and lean meats is really important so that the body is healthy plus in excellent condition. With the living costs growing endlessly and genetically modified crops increasing day-to-day, developing a wholesome meal is getting trickier. The most effective plan is to plant your own home grown vegetables. This may be an impossible step for individuals living in apartments or individuals with a very low resistance to exertion, but in fact it could be the most enjoyable experiencing and a very easy activity you could achieve. How is this possible? Well, the most effective method is the one which allows you to raise fish and vegetables all at once from your own home!

Drought Tolerant Hostas in North Texas?

Who better to discuss a question about drought tolerance of hostas than a Texan in 2011. There are those who think of cactus, desert, and horses tied to hitching posts when the subject of Texas lore and the wild -wild west comes up! While these things can certainly be found in the vast expanse of land mass that comprises the Lone Star State, one will also find beautiful garden spots throughout the state.

Try a Mini Herb Garden

A mini herb garden is a good idea for anyone with limited space. Here are some tips for those of you that want to be successful at growing herbs in pots. While the tips are geared towards container gardens, they are relevant to gardens of any size.

Sources Of Supply For The Gardener

Three out of every four container plants are bought from a garden centre. You can wander around and look at the perennials, trees and shrubs, knowing that at almost any time of the year you can pick up a container-grown specimen and plant it in your own garden. Selecting a plant is easy but getting it home may be difficult – never bend or twist the stems to get it into the car.

Summer Garden Maintenance

Summer is a time to sit out in the garden and enjoy the features that you have created; the beautiful flowers that bloom, the well maintained lawn, the soothing water features. But, there is still some work to be done to keep all these features looking their best. Don’t worry, it’s not too much work. Just enough to protect what you have created form the elements. A very hot and dry spell can do a lot of damage to a garden. Here are some tasks which you may need to carry out:

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