No need to struggle with plants that won't grow in light to partial shady gardens. Plant veggies and herbs that thrive in this type of sunlight. Partial shady gardens allow a longer growing season for most cool-season vegetables and herbs.
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Help your garden get off to a great start with these quick gardening tips. When you first begin your garden and you don't have any experience in gardening, sometimes the little tips and tricks can help you get a better start. Here are just a few gardening tips to help your garden grow this season.
April 30, 2016 by Marci LaFavers
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Here's a list of some gabarge items that can go into the compost bin.
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Seeds to direct sow are most root crops and cold-hardy plants:
Seeds to start indoors are tender varieties and heat loving plants:
We can do our part for the environment by composting our garbage. About two-thirds of our garbage can go into the compost bin or pile. The best part is you get rich peat-based compost that your plants will love, while saving money. Use your compost when planting seeds and add around plants throughout the gardening season for fertilizer.
A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.Liberty Hyde Bailey
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When planting seeds, which ones do you start in a greenhouse/indoors and which ones to sow directly into the ground? Here's a quick guide to help with that question.
Don't pick or mow down all the dandelions and wildflowers! Don't spray them with pesticides! Leave them for the bees! Insects such as bees facilitate pollination as they buzz from plant to plant while feeding on nectar or collecting pollen. This is important for growing our gardens. Maybe even plant some wildflowers near your garden.
Note: Don't add peels or plants that have been chemically sprayed.
Quick Gardening Tips