Monthly Archives: October 2013

Should I Use Horse Manure in My Vegetable Garden? and other Organic Gardening Q&A

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John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ answers your organic gardening questions.

In this episode, John will answer the following questions:

Would you use composted horse manure in your garden?
If you could redo your raised beds now, would you do them differently?
How do you eat your pumpkins?
What can I do if I can’t get rock dust to add trace minerals?
There are seedlings coming up in my composter. How should I deal with them?
What are the most sprayed conventional produce items and what is the most cost effective veggies to grow in my garden?
Do I need to buy Organic Seeds or are Heirloom Seeds ok? Will it make a difference?
What is your opinion on Bokashi Composting?
Will Rock dust, worm castings, etc work in a container garden?

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Prune and Trellis Your Tomato Plants

To Achieve Higher Tomato Yields

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 For many home gardeners, the tomato crop is often a source of pride. Gardeners often compete to see who can grow the earliest ripe fruit, the biggest or most flavorful tomato. The desire for perfect tomatoes sends many gardeners to their local garden centers in search of the latest potions or products that promise to help them achieve their goals. Continue reading

GARDEN HOUSEKEEPING – Keeping the garden neat and clean

Garden HousekeepingMaintaining your Garden

Most gardeners, myself included, would much rather be outside working in the garden than inside doing housework. Gardening also requires some housekeeping, but plant lovers generally don’t mind being outside fussing with their plants.

Garden housekeeping is done for two reasons. Keeping the garden neat and clean is done to maintain the aesthetics of the garden, and also to maintain the health of the plants in the garden. Continue reading

How to Plant Succulents in Clay Soil

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Planting succulents in clay soil requires you to make sure that you’re giving them the appropriate amount of water. Plant succulents in clay soil with help from the owner of Eden Condensed, small space garden design, in this free video clip.

Expert: Angela Price
Filmmaker: Nick Brosco

Series Description: Gardening is all about making sure that you’re giving each variety of plant or flower in your yard the specialized care and attention that it needs to thrive. Get tips on gardening with help from the owner of Eden Condensed, small space garden design, in this free video series.

How to Propagate Burro Tail Cacti : Garden Space

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Burro tail cacti are also commonly known as donkey tail cacti. Propagate burrito tail cacti with help from the owner of Eden Condensed, small space garden design, in this free video clip.

Expert: Angela Price
Filmmaker: Nick Brosco

Series Description: You always need to remember that each type of plant or flower in your garden will have its own individual needs. Get tips on gardening and landscaping with help from the owner of Eden Condensed, small space garden design, in this free video series.

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Let’s Plant Potatoes in the Garden

Planting Potatoes

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Potatoes, taters, spuds…call them what you will, potatoes are a staple in the diet of many people all over the planet. Potatoes are a nutritious, versatile vegetable, and they’re incredibly easy to grow. But before you run out to the garden with your shovel and hoe, there are a few things you should know about planting potatoes. Continue reading

Gardening for free: saving seed – video

Thrifty living enthusiast Kim Stoddart faces up to one of the biggest challenges she faces in her efforts grow fruit and vegetables without a single trip the garden centre. What seeds can be saved easily, and which aren’t worth the bother? Kim consults the experts to find out


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