Raised Bed Gardening

raised bed gardening

Advantages of Raised Bed Gardening Using raised bed gardening methods, plants get more sun and air circulation and they can make better use of water. You often can plant earlier and harvest later, because raised beds warm up early in the spring and stay warm later in the fall. Raised beds also make ideal places …

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How to Grow Cucumbers

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Learn How to Plant, Pick and Preserve This Crisp Vining Squash Ever hear the phrase “cool as a cucumber”? Whoever originated the phrase knew their fruits; the inside of a cucumber can be up to 20 degrees cooler than the outside air, making it the perfect snack or accompaniment to a mid-summer’s feast. Although commonly …

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Stop Rabbits from Eating Your Garden

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Need to stop rabbits from eating your garden? It has been a tough season for animal problems in the garden. On Feeding Rabbits… Did you ever raise rabbits as a child? I would be willing to bet that some of you did! I’d be hard pressed to think of an animal I didn’t raise! But …

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