Tag Archives: vegetables

Squirrel Control in Your Garden

Squirrel Control in Your Garden With a fondness for fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers, the common gray squirrel has long spelled trouble for home gardeners. From Maine to Montana, these wily creatures yank geraniums from window boxes, pluck cherry tomatoes from their vines, and strip apple trees like professional pickers. Though their foraging forays can happen...
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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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Gardening Season Extenders

Gardening Season Extenders COLDFRAMES Many people think that the Gardening Season has a marked beginning and an end.  Most people believe it begins after the last spring frost and ends with the first fall frost.  We are here to tell you that it doesn't have to be that way!  With a simple coldframe, you can extend your...
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