Category: Gardening

Nov 01

The Garden in November

You could be forgiven for thinking the November is a time when the garden starts to shut down for winter and nothing much is going on. Look more carefully and you might be surprised. November is often thought of as the start of the gardening year, the month when traditionally trees and shrubs are planted. …

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Oct 19

Six Reasons to Start Seeds Indoors

Whether you’ve grown a vegetable garden for years, or are just starting out, there are many good reasons to start your seeds indoors (instead of buying plants). It’s not as hard as you might think. Here are eight great reasons to try it this year: It Saves You Money This is always a great motivator, …

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Oct 17

Plant Garlic in Autumn for an Abundant Summer Crop

If you want large bulbs bursting with flavor, plant your garlic in the fall. You will have to wait until the next summer to harvest, but it is worth the wait. Garlic belongs to the onion genus species and is closely related to chives, leek, onions, and shallots. It is cold-hardy, which makes fall-planting favorable …

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Oct 10

Fall Garden Tasks to Keep Out Garden Diseases

There are some fall garden tasks that are critical to maintaining a healthy garden. Disinfecting equipment is probably one of the most important but least completed fall garden tasks. However, it will probably save many of next year’s plants. Last week I was speaking to one of my neighbors about her tomatoes. I asked her …

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Sep 20

Fall Garden Tasks Yield Spring Simplicity and Summer Bounty

In the spring, we are often anxious to get a new garden in the ground that will come out healthy and bounteous. However, it is the Fall garden tasks that are often the most important to get those wonderful and bounteous crops. There are several important tasks for the fall garden but two are of …

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