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An Ornamental Garden Layout For Vegetables

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An Ornamental Garden Layout For Vegetables

An Ornamental Garden Layout For Vegetables

With the price of food getting higher, many judicious people are considering a home vegetable garden. But with the average size of new yards getting smaller it may seem at first that it will be difficult to squeeze a vegetable patch in. We tend to think that a vegetable garden takes a lot of space and is boring to look at – long rows of vegetables in straight lines with wide weed-attracting paths in between. But planting your vegetables in rows is only one of the many possible vegetable garden layouts...

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Healthy Garden, Healthy Self

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Healthy Garden, Healthy Self

Healthy Garden, Healthy Self

The relaxing properties of gardening are not best illustrated by long, wet afternoons dragging up weeds and massacring triffid-like undergrowth, although perhaps it can be considered a form of stress relief – each to their own and so on. So perhaps it is an excellent example of the versatile appeal of gardening after all.

The sanctuary of the garden can be many things – play area, work space, spot for a sneaky nap! The land of garden sheds, climbing frames, ancient trees and lazy evening hazes can reap some unexpected health benefits too.

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As illustrated at the beginning of this article, the garden can be anything you ...

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A Grow Closet For Growing Vegetables

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A Grow Closet For Growing Vegetables

A Grow Closet For Growing Vegetables

A grow closet for growing vegetables in the winter months is not that difficult to accommodate. You may be looking outside your window at the desolate remains of your summer vegetable garden. Although colder weather shuts down and destroys tender vegetable plants, you do have an alternative for growing your own succulent vegetables, and that is to utilize a grow closet and garden indoors. With grow closets, you will never worry about a late frost damaging your crops, because the environment is controlled entirely by you...

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Selecting Fruits for Container Garden

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Selecting Fruits for Container Garden

Selecting Fruits for Container Garden

You have to careful when selecting fruits for the container garden if you are to be successful. The fruit plants used for container garden are mostly dwarf trained forms of apples, citrus fruit, nectarines, grapes, peaches, cherries, pears, and plums. All these plants can be grown in pots and tubs whose diameter and depth should be round about 45-60 cm (18-24 inches). Soil based potting compost would be ideal along with proper drainage at the bottom of the container.

Fruits Container Gardens

Proper watering and feeding is necessary for all plants...

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Protect Your Vegetables From Garden Pests

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Protect Your Vegetables From Garden Pests

Protect Your Vegetables From Garden Pests

It is necessary to protect your vegetables from garden pests.Rest assured there will always be insects in your garden – good and bad, but do you ever wonder if that bug you found in the garden is a friend or foe?

To keep your garden healthy and free from the bugs that eat your vegetables and plants for lunch, learn to identify the bad bugs early, and let the good bugs go ahead and do their work unhindered, as they help by feeding on your plants predators and also help in pollination.

When insect pests attack your garden plants, what you need to do is to identify the insect...

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