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...]
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!”
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...]
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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...]
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...]
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If you think that living in an apartment should put a damper on your gardening plans, think again! If you are an apartment dweller, you can put a vegetable garden on a balcony or containers in your windows. This way, you can harvest fresh vegetables even in your own small space. The way to a thriving apartment garden is to understand your tiny environment, and pick plants that need less space. So if you are an apartment dweller wanting your own garden, keep reading to learn how! Vegetable gardens for apartment dwellers are quite obtainable! [Read more...]