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Growing Basil

Growing Basil

Nothing says summer more than fresh basil growing in the garden. This warm-weather loving annual herb is not only versatile but is also easy to grow.  Today, I will share tips on growing basil and some tricks to ensure you get a bountiful harvest from your prolific plants. Basil is one of those herbs you don’tContinue reading “Growing Basil”

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How To Use Succession Planting To Improve Your Harvests

Succession Planting

What is succession planting? Succession planting is the practice of having another plant ready to replace the one that is finishing and ready to harvest. This method can help you get more harvests out of your space.  Succession planting is the practice of planting crops on a set interval, for example, sowing beans or carrots everyContinue reading “How To Use Succession Planting To Improve Your Harvests”

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Simple (But Important) Things To Remember About Frost Dates

Frost Dates

As a beginner gardener, the term frost dates is often heard or seen. Every seed catalog or website you come across will have these two terms first frost date and last frost date. These terms are essential for gardeners. Misinterpret or neglect this information, and you run the risk of reduced or decreased harvest, stuntedContinue reading “Simple (But Important) Things To Remember About Frost Dates”

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Mushroom Blocks

Mushroom Blocks

Most medicinal and gourmet mushrooms are grown on mushroom blocks. Nowadays more and more people are realizing the power of mushrooms. That means there are more people than ever growing these mushrooms. Dope, I know! The medicinal and gourmet mushroom industry has more than doubled in the past 5 years.  What are mushroom blocks? Mushrooms blocks are madeContinue reading “Mushroom Blocks”

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Fertilizers: How To Use Them On Seedlings and Plant Starts

How To Use Fertilizers

So, you have planted your own seeds and they have sprouted. Now what? Seedlings are no different than their fully grown counterparts, they need to fertilizers just the same.   When it comes to seedlings, you should begin fertilizing as soon as they have their first set of true leaves. What are true leaves?  When seedlings sprout,Continue reading “Fertilizers: How To Use Them On Seedlings and Plant Starts”

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Flowers for Bees

flowers for bees

There are a lot of pollinators in the world, but the most efficient and well known are bees. Bees and other pollinators are the backbones of our food system. They carry pollen from one plant to another, fertilizing the plants, making them capable of producing fruits, vegetables, and seeds. Creating an oasis of pollinator-friendly plants helps theContinue reading “Flowers for Bees”

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All The Secondary Nutrients Your Garden Needs 

SECONDARY NUTRIENTS

For a garden to thrive, it needs a combination of vital nutrients. The quantity of nutrients the plants require to thrive determine which category they fall into; macronutrients, secondary, and micronutrients. Macronutrients are needed in the most significant amounts, they are also the nutrients notate on the front of the package. In this post, I’ve listed all theContinue reading “All The Secondary Nutrients Your Garden Needs “

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