Posts Tagged "vegetable gardening"

How to fence a vegetable garden

Garden fences are an asset for many gardens. My gardens did well for the first few years but when the groundhogs and rabbits found the free food they sent out invitations and before long them garden was in ruins. And it’s important to put up a good fence. My one fence was ok but I had a ground hog that was smarter than me and got in the garden. When I startled him he forgot how he got in and both of us had a scary moment. Cornered groundhogs...

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Planters and Pots – Growing Vegetables in Containers

by Dave Truman photo credit: briannaorg Growing vegetables in containers – whether inside the house, in a greenhouse or just on the porch – has many advantages. Soil maintenance is easier. Pest control is simpler. There are more options for adjusting light and temperature levels. One might think that planting in a container is limited to just a select few vegetables, but they would be mistaken. Of course, vegetables that need a...

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Successful Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces

by Pat Lowe A vegetable garden doesn’t have to be huge and hold tons of plants. Not everyone has the space for a garden like that, but they can grow thriving plants in a small area as long as there’s access to sunlight. photo credit: thunderf10wer People develop gardens in various small areas – it could be a tiny bit of land outside a house, or pots in planters kept indoors or outdoors. How well you treat your plants and how...

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