By taking advantage of our charts and other online resources, it’s easy to plan a fall vegetable garden with as much precision as the pros. We break down the different vegetables as hardy, semi-hardy, or tender, and state the growing time and ideal soil pH for each one.
To successfully grow cucumbers, you should choose a spot that gets at least 8 hours of sunlight daily and is easily accessible for watering. Once you’ve found the ideal location, space will be the next factor to take into…
You’ve heard about blossom-end rot, but have you seen it? Or, maybe you’ve experienced it and didn’t know what it was. Hopefully this article will arm you against one of the most….
Potatoes are one of the most fun garden crops and one of the easiest to grow. Potatoes can survive in nearly any climate above freezing, and they require next to no effort. There are many varieties that will flourish in home gardens. Just make sure, like with most plants, that you give potatoes plenty of […]
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Here are some easy tips on how to grow American Pillar Arborvitae plants: These evergreen shrubs do best in deeply worked, fertile, well-draining soil. Till 10 in. deep; add 1 part peat moss or compost to 4 parts soil (increases drainage). The planting hole should be twice as wide as the root ball. It is […]
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