While container gardening is relatively clean since you’re growing your vegetables in a more controlled environment, with cleaner soil and more personal attention than a vegetable garden outside, it’s still possible for your plants to suffer from insect damage or ...Read More »
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A Garden in a Tire!
There is a new wrinkle on the old “Victory Garden” that was so popular in the U.K., the U.S., Canada and Germany during the world wars. Private homes, public parks, and even the occasional balcony served to boost morale and ...Read More »
Garden Prep for the Beginner Gardener
First-time gardeners – it’s time to prepare that plot of dirt for your garden if you haven’t already! Of course it depends upon where you live as well. In the South, you’re behind already if you haven’t started working the ...Read More »
Is Container Gardening for You?
For many of us, having enough dirt or time to plant a garden is a pipe dream. We live in apartment buildings or rent houses that barely have enough back yard to hold a barbecue grill. We work long hours ...Read More »
The Birds and the Bees
Last time I talked about beneficial birds for use in gardening. Now let’s look at beneficial insects – more specifically, bees. Before you get out your fly swatter, you may want to reconsider your attitude toward this necessary element of ...Read More »
What’s a “Beneficial Bird”?
I come from a long line of farmers, although my dad didn’t follow in his father’s footsteps, opting instead for a life of military service. Raised an Army brat, my knowledge of vegetables and fruits was limited to what I ...Read More »
What Should You Plant?
As weird as it sounds, if you intend to plant a garden, it’s really not too early to decide now what you’re going to grow later this year. Even with all the snow, spring (and planting season) will be here ...Read More »
Experts Predict Food Crisis for 2012
As has been previously reported on sites like WorldNet Daily, experts are predicting tough times ahead for the United States. The crisis may not be limited to the credit markets and the economy, however, but may even lead to a ...Read More »