Great Garden Companions: A Companion-Planting System for a Beautiful, Chemical-Free Vegetable Garden

August 19, 2012 by  
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Discover the secrets of a naturally pest-proof vegetable garden with Great Garden Companions. Let master gardener Sally Jean Cunningham show you how to keep pests and diseases at bay with her unique companion-gardening system. By planting special combinations of vegetables, flowers, and herbs, you can minimize pest and disease problems and create a high-yielding, beautiful garden! List Price: $ 17.95 Price: The last decade has seen an unprecedented rise in demand for organic fruit and vegetables, and each year more of us are discovering that homegrown food is fresher, tastier, and more nutritious than food shipped in from elsewhere. A […]

Quickly Learn How To Bullet-Proof Your Broccoli with Organic Gardening: A Healthy Vegetable You Can Grow & Eat With Pride!

July 10, 2012 by  
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Broccoli is one of the “top 10” most loved vegetable in the world. People are incredibly grateful for all the nutritional benefits broccoli has to offer and they continue to eat it with pride. However, there is a slight problem? Broccoli is only as good as it’s grown. What do I mean by this? Well, think about it for a minute or two. Most of the foods that are prepared for our consumption in mass production are processed high in nitrates, preservatives, sprayed with pesticides and in many cases injected with growth hormones. Now, do you think they treat our […]

Burpee : The Complete Vegetable & Herb Gardener : A Guide to Growing Your Garden Organically

March 2, 2012 by  
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A Backyard-Gardener’s Guide to Growing a Bountiful, Great-Tasting HarvestThe Complete Vegetable & Herb Gardener features:A full-color encyclopedia of over 100 vegetables and herbs with detailed, expert advice on growing them successfully from planting to harvestPlanting and growing techniques that keep maintenance to a minimumEntries on how to grow unusual edibles, such as refreshing mesclun for salads, colorful edible flowers, spicy mustards, and moreDescriptions and photos of a host of succulent vegetables, both hybrids and heirlooms, from common to exoticComplete information on improving even the poorest garden soil using safe, organic techniques, plus practical advice on making compostRecommendations on garden tools […]

4 Tips on Raised Bed Home Vegetable Gardening

January 12, 2012 by  
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Article by clark ribbons29 I was watching the history channel the other day on cable television and as luck would have it they were showing a program on the history of raised bed gardening. I was fascinated to see that gardening via raised bed methods dates back in some history books to ancient civilizations. Some cultures would raise up their gardens so the excess water would drain away from the roots of the plants which they found helped grow healthier plants. Sometimes, and even I am at fault for this, we think that methods we use today were invented or […]

The Keys to Success With Organic Vegetable Gardening

January 12, 2012 by  
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Article by Steinharter Bierly There are many reasons to get involved with organic vegetable gardening, and having your own fresh vegetables is one of the main benefits. You can have a traditional type garden, or one that’s built around your own needs and environment -it’s not necessary to have many acres of land, for example. If you keep the following suggestions in mind, you’ll find that having your own organic vegetable garden isn’t very difficult at all. Using the appropriate soil is one of the main considerations to address when you start a garden. If you don’t know how to […]

The Advantage Of Home Vegetable Gardens

January 3, 2012 by  
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Article by Craig Clemmings Is all your backyard a misuse of space at the moment? Is there a section of land that has been just sitting there being lost? Won’t it be wonderful to have your own personal vegetable garden? Over the next little bit, you’ll see why vegetable gardens can be a great choice. Veggies grown from gardens taste a lot better than those you buy in stores, or at least that’s what most gardeners say. Odds are this statement is true and it doesn’t matter what the vegetables were used for. Perhaps they were being selected and picked […]

Can Your Turn Your Home Vegetable Garden into a Permaculture?

January 3, 2012 by  
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Article by Michael Podlesny Did you ever think you can turn your back yard into an area that provides not only food for your family but a sustainable living environment for other animals and creatures? In its simplest definition, that is what a permaculture is. Read on as Mike gives you some more information on the topic. Wikipedia defines a permaculture as an approach to designing human settlements and agricultural systems that mimic the relationships found in natural ecologies. Yes I know, that is a mouth full. However, simply defined, a permaculture, as it relates to your back yard home […]

Container Vegetable Gardening – Special Container Gardening Technique for Generating Maximum Food

January 3, 2012 by  
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Article by Rob Ethrington Container vegetable gardening is perfect for folks residing in a townhouse, apartment or condo complex. However, a lot of people do it the wrong way… Look, I have a wonderful organic container vegetable garden, and folks have been asking me tips on how I set it up in such a way that it generates a prolific amount of food. Yes, as a matter of fact, my special container vegetable gardening technique grows so much more organic vegetables than their traditional container gardens! Now, here’s the good news. I’m going to let you in on this special […]

Vegetable Varieties For Container Gardening

January 3, 2012 by  
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Article by Stacy Russell Shift the plants accordingly so that they can obtain the ideal doable sunlight.Battling disorders for the container gardensJust like a ordinary vegetable garden, vegetable container gardening is also prone to insects and fungi and other pests. Use of EPA accepted, fungicides and insecticides must be applied for ensuing that the plants continue being condition totally free. Harvesting the greens at the peak of their maturity will be certain that you get the very best style and flavor of the vegetable that you have planted.Some considerations for picking out vegetable container gardening in TexasEstablish the area that […]

Starter Vegetable Gardens: 24 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens

January 2, 2012 by  
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Home vegetable gardening is all the rage. Millions of Americans have picked up spade and hoe and are digging into the soil for the first time. But starting a garden isn’t always simple. Many hopeful growers find themselves confused by the dizzying array of things to know about soil quality, garden layout, seeds, temperatures, planting schedules, fertilizer, pests, watering, and harvesting. Still other first-time gardeners plant too much, only to find themselves overwhelmed and exhausted by July. Barbara Pleasant is here to help. In Starter Vegetable Gardens, Pleasant a master gardener and award-winning gardening writer takes the guesswork out of […]

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