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Getting The Ball Rolling: 5 Tips for Starting a Vegetable Garden

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It is not too late to get going on your vegetable garden. But what if you don’t know where to start? Being intimidated by the process may be one of the reasons that you have not started. But fear not. You are really only five steps away from starting the perfect vegetable garden. Even if you are a newbie, the thought of starting your garden should be fun, not make you fearful. Below, you will find 5 tips for starting a vegetable garden. In fact, it is not too late to give these tips a try this weekend. Take a look! [Read more...]


Weeds be Gone: Three Methods for Weeding Vegetable Gardens

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No one likes weeds. They are unsightly and can cause major damage to your vegetable garden. How? They act as tiny ropes that strangle the roots of your plants and soak up the water and nutrients your plants need. Tackling weeds in your vegetable garden is essential, or your garden simply won’t survive. However, the thought of getting on your knees and weeding each and every day can seem daunting. Instead, take a look at the three weeding methods below. Each is perfect for weeding vegetable gardens and is a different option then having to crawl around pulling them out.

Make your garden weed free. Take a look at these three methods to get started! [Read more...]

How to Create a Vegetable Garden That is Kid Friendly

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Gardens are not just enjoyable for adults, kids can love them too. Kids love getting in on the action and helping out in the garden, picking weeds, harvesting produce, and so much more. If you and your family want to enjoy gardening together as a group this year, keep reading! Below, you will find out how to create a vegetable garden that is kid friendly and performs well for you. You don’t have to choose one or the other!

A vegetable garden that is kid friendly is right at your fingers. Take a look at how easy it is to create one yourself! [Read more...]

Pesky Pests: How to Get Rid of Ants in Your Vegetable Garden

There is nothing worse than heading out to your vegetable garden and realizing that ants have moved in! Ants are not only unsightly, but they can cause a great deal of damage to your plants and produce. Don’t let that happen! Instead, try some of the tips and tricks below to keep those pesky pests out of your garden where they are not welcome. Below, you will find five great tips for how to get rid of ants in your vegetable garden. Don’t put up with ants another minute longer. Take a look! [Read more...]

Oldies but Goodies: The Best Tips and Tricks to Grow a Vegetable Garden!

Best Tips & Tricks to Grow a Vegetable Garden

So you want to learn how to grow a vegetable garden? The good news is, mother nature provides a lot of what you need for it at no cost. With just a few of the right resources, you can grow a vegetable garden to your liking in any space, and in any place! Take a peek below at some of the best tips and tricks you should know so when you go to grow a vegetable garden, you will be ready to “grow!”

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Perfect Plantings: What You Need to Know About Vegetable Garden Spacing!

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Everyone loves a full and rich vegetable garden. And so, it might be tempting to really pack your plants in tight and achieve a full and luscious look. However, while it might be visually appealing, the health of your vegetable plants can be hurt if not spaced properly. Plants need room to breathe and grow just like people, so knowing how much space your vegetable plants needs is important. Proper vegetable garden spacing is not only simple to do, but can make a huge difference in your yield!

Take a few moments to consider your vegetable garden spacing, as it really makes a huge difference!

Here are some tips to help you properly space your vegetable garden: [Read more...]

Indoor Vegetable Gardens: 5 Plants Perfect for Growing Indoors

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Did you know that vegetables grown outside can also be grown inside? They sure can! An indoor vegetable garden can provide you a bounty of fresh veggies right at your fingers. But you do need to be careful as far as which plants you choose for your indoor garden. If this is your first attempt at an indoor vegetable garden, you may not know what all of your options are. Luckily, we have discovered five easy to grow plants that will thrive in your indoor vegetable gardens. [Read more...]

Water Wisdom: An Introduction to Vegetable Garden Irrigation

Vegetable gardens usually need about 1 inch of water (630 gallons per 1,000 square feet) per week in the form of rain or irrigation during the growing season. If you are planning on planting a vegetable garden, you will want to make sure your plants get the water they need. Will drip irrigation work? Do you need something simple or do you want more complex? You have a variety of choices when it comes to irrigation in your garden. So how do you know where to begin? Below, you will find some helpful tips that can help you decide how to best irrigate your garden. Vegetable garden irrigation needs not to be confusing or time consuming, so take a peek! [Read more...]