Winter Gardening in Containers

unusual containers for winter gardening

Many Winter Vegetables Can Be Grown In Containers The satisfaction of growing fresh vegetables is undeniable, but many gardeners do not have a suitable in-ground location to grow them. That’s why choosing to do your winter gardening in containers is a suitable choice. If you are forced to do your cool season gardening in containers …

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Growing Lettuce and Greens

lettuce and greens

Growing lettuce (and many other greens) is very easy. It grows from seed easily, it isn’t too picky about it’s soil, and it keeps on growing as you use it! Best Time to Grow Lettuce Lettuce grows best in cool weather in the spring and in the fall. Some varieties such as endive and radicchio …

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Lettuce & Mixed Salad Greens

lettuce and greens

Popular Lettuce & Mixed Salad greens to grow in your garden. About Lettuce… Lettuce is not known in the wild. The progenitor of the many forms of garden lettuce was probably Lactuca serriola, a common weed that grows in waste places, fields and clearings in Europe, northern Asia and North Africa. The Europeans have developed …

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Traditional pottery is Japanese Tokoname Bonsai Pots still popular

Japanese Tokoname Bonsai Pots

Japanese tokoname pottery is one of the ancient artistry that still exists, and is used by the people of Japan. Being an ancient artistic clay work, it is popular all over the world and used in the form of teapots, flower vases, bowls. The earthen or clay pots have been continued from the prehistoric times. It …

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Mulch for Your Homestead Garden

Organic Mulches Inorganic Mulches Cover Crops and Green Manures Mulching is a practice adaptable to nearly all homestead gardens. To mulch is simply to cover the soil around plants with a protective material, organic or inorganic. Using a mulch for your homestead garden can help in many ways. Mulches reduce weed growth by making conditions …

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January Gardening Tips

January gardening tips

New Year. New Garden. Here are some helpful gardening tips and chores you can do in the month of January that will start you on the path to an enjoyable and abundant year in your garden! Plan Your Garden Make a garden plan for the garden beds you already have and don’t forget to account …

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Garden Calendar for September

september garden calendar

Don’t forget your Garden Calendar for September. You don’t want to miss anything important! Harvest! If you took the time to plant a fall garden, many good veggies will be ready for harvest this month. If you happen to get more produce from your happy plants than you anticipated, make sure you still get everything …

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