Category: Gardening

Nov 11

Plant Fall Flowers To Brighten Cool November

November usually ushers in cooler temperatures and possibly rain, which means gardeners can take a break from constant care and watering of plants and trees and instead focus on adding color and fall vegetables to their gardens. Read the rest of Plant Fall Flowers To Brighten Cool November…

Oct 14

Spruce Up Your Yard for Fall

Chunky sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes and multi-colored leaves — some things are simply quintessentially fall. Others like giving your home an outdoor face-lift may not necessarily be top of mind, but rich fall colors open up a realm of possibilities for creative yard decorations. Not just for the summer and holiday seasons, outdoor décor help …

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Oct 09

When and How to Harvest Pumpkins

Pumpkins bring us a bounty of joy during the holidays including the Jack-O-lantern, decorative pumpkins, pies and cakes. Pumpkin is widely used during the Halloween season for fun festivities and in the Thanksgiving season to thank God for the bountiful harvest. Fall is the time when the pumpkins are ready for harvesting. It is crucial to know when …

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Oct 02

5 Essential Fall Gardening Tips

Autumn is the perfect time to lay the groundwork for a gorgeous spring garden. Experts say this time of year is critical for how your yard will look year round. “Fall is arguably the most important of all seasons for the garden,” affirms Mark Wolle, broker-owner at Royal LePage Wolle Realty in Kitchener, Ontario. “Work …

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Oct 02

Growing Organic Strawberries

Looking for a fall plant to grow? If you live in a Southerly climate zone, you can plant your strawberries in the fall. Strawberry Fields Forever Growing organic strawberries is my single most favorite food to grow in our garden. We have 300 new feet of growing strawberries coming into their second year this year, …

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Sep 24

Growing Organic Pumpkins

Fresh organic pumpkin makes for a delicious fall treat.  And there’s still time to grow pumpkins in many parts of the country! If you want to grow your own pumpkin treats and Jack O’Lanterns this year, then check out this complete how-to guide for growing your own! Read more of this definitive pumpkin growing article on …

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Sep 04

Harvesting the Last of the Watermelons in Oklahoma

Labor Day Weekend was my fall veggie garden clean-up time, so I harvested everything I could to make way for a good cleaning and new plants. This included gathering the last of the Black Diamond watermelons I had growing. Read more about harvesting watermelons in Green Country here.

Aug 06

Best Perennial Plants for Summer Color

Summer is here and it’s time to plant and enjoy the beautiful flowers that blossom during the heat of the season. A perennial plant is one that remains in the ground for two or more years and ultimately gives a garden its character. Most perennials spread readily, filling out gardens and providing a show of …

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Jan 12

How to Plant a Small Container Herb Garden for Your Kitchen Herbs

Advantages of a Container Herb Garden A container herb garden may be your only choice if you haven’t got a garden or if it’s very small. But don’t be disappointed if you can’t create a traditional herb garden. Many herbs flourish really well in containers, and container herb gardens have the advantage that they can …

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Jan 03

Basil Care in Winter – 10 Golden Rules

Basil is one of most popular plants in herb gardening around the world, and their flavorful leaves are a wonderful addition to any home cooking. However, for those who do not live in a tropical climate where Basil can thrive all year round and easily reseed themselves, it could be a challenge to keep your …

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