Tag Archives: vegetable garden

Fall Garden Tips Part 1

Fall Garden Tips •Empty all your outdoor containers to keep them from cracking during the winter. Store them upside down. •Hang a bucket over a hook in your toolshed or garage and use it to store hose nozzles and sprinkler attachments. •On a mild day, run your garden hose up over a railing or over the shed to...
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Gardening Tips in Hot Weather

Gardening Tips in Hot Weather When the weather suddenly skyrockets with temperatures above 85 degrees F., many plants will inevitably suffer from ill effects. However, with adequate care of outdoor plants in extreme heat, the effects of heat stress on plants, including vegetables, can be minimized. How Plants Cope with Heat So how do plants cope with heat once...
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10 Resolutions for your Garden This Year

Resolutions It is a well-worn trend to start any new year with resolutions: things we want to do, should do, and even some bad habits we want to break... It is all for the sake of improvement. For the home landscape, we can make and carry out resolutions to improve our yards and gardens. Here are ten resolutions...
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Mosquito Repellent Plants!

NATURAL WAYS TO REPELL MOSQUITOS FROM YOUR OUTDOOR LIVING SPACE Whether you're busy weeding or lounging in the garden, nothing disturbs the calm serenity faster than a pesky mosquito buzzing around your head.  You can always cover up long sleeves and a hat or apply chemical laden insect repellant, but there is another way!  Have you...
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