I want to start a small rhubarb plant farm this spring and need to order enough plants to start between a one half to three quarter acre area. Can you can help me estimate the number of rhubarb plants I will need along with an estimated cost. R. Myers Answer: An acre is 43,560 sq […]
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Jalapenos add sizzle to meals around the globe. Jalapenos rank about a 5 on the Scoville Unit scale, with sweet bell peppers ranking zero, and orange, lantern-shaped habanerosthe hottest peppersranking 10. The best part about jalapenos is they pack as much flavor as heat. Growing jalapenos in home gardens is a cinch, and because the […]
Carrots are a root crop, meaning you eat the root. Originally from the Mediterranean region, carrots are now consumed worldwide as a versatile veggie. They can be eaten raw, cooked, or juiced, and they're easy to grow in home gardens. Carrots come in colors including white, yellow, orange, red, purple and even black. They also […]
Blueberries are among the fruits highest in antioxidant activity. So, they're gaining in popularity among gardening enthusiasts. If you haven't tried growing them, or you've grown them unsuccessfully, here are some easy tips to ensure your blueberry harvest is bountiful. Most of a blueberry plant's roots are in the top 8 inches of soil, so […]
This blog entry is dedicated to one of the most beloved tomatoes, the Better Boy. This plant bears round, heavy fruit with deep red color, a dense and meaty texture, and enough flavor to make your taste buds dance. Tomato plants fall into one of two categories: determinate and indeterminate. A determinate plants quit growing in height […]
Until someone designs a tomato plant that stands tall on its own, the Veggie Cage Tomato Support will keep your plants healthy and upright as well as anything you've ever used. This economical and efficient support system will wow you! If having a garden that satisfies your aesthetic sensibilities is important, you've found the way […]
Watch as we show how easy it is to assemble the Earthway Garden Seeder.
Pest control is now easy, economical, and more environmentally friendly than ever. The Dustin-Mizer Dust Applicator allows you to apply all powdered garden productsincluding insecticides and fungicideswith the turn of a handle and the control to deliver the product exactly where you want it. There are many reasons it's the number 1 selling garden duster. […]
Organic, the word just sounds so clean and natural. Yet, as we surf into the future on this growing green wave, we sometimes forget to take the time to learn what exactly the term means. We're human. It happens. But the information is actually pretty easy to understand. It comes down to just three main […]
Planted correctly, Chandler and Sweet Charlie strawberries are hardy in Zones 5-8 and will produce fruit for 3 to 5 years. Strawberries need a full sun location and nutrient-rich soil. An excellent fertilizer for strawberries is Espoma Plant-tone. Two varieties, Chandler and Sweet Charlie strawberries, can be planted in the fall for berries ready for […]