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Home Vegetable Gardening Growing Radishes

There are over 200 varieties of radishes, although most home vegetable gardeners grow the Crimson giant, champion or the cherry belle. These three varieties look like the small round red radishes most people are accustomed to. Whichever variety you choose to grow, the steps to ensure a great radish harvest are virtually the same. Here is how you can grow ...

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Three Easy Home Vegetable Gardening Tips to Follow

I like to keep my home vegetable gardening as simple as possible. Sure on occasion I will venture out into something new and little more advanced, but my entire gardening process surrounds some basic tips that I am going to share with you in a moment. My gardening philosophy stems from the teachings of my dad. My dad is a ...

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Solving the Aphid Problem in Your Home Vegetable Garden

If I have to describe an aphid by any other name, that name would be, annoying. They are the most common issue in all home vegetable gardens because they thrive in a variety of climates, reproduce quickly, and can do massive amounts of damage. Failure to tackle your aphid issue head on could result in a less than an adequate ...

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3 Tips to Better Soil for Your Home Vegetable Garden

You can enhance your home vegetable garden with items you have in, around and near your house. These items will add nutrients to your soil, in turn creating much more productive vegetable plants for many growing seasons to come. Food Scraps Do you generate food waste? Of course you do. All people do. Whether it is that leftover dinner, coffee ...

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How to Keep Raccoons Out of Your Home Vegetable Garden

I love the commercial on TV where a lady is at her back door and she is calling for her cat that she had let out. Using the normal calls for domesticated cats she tries fervently to retrieve her pet. Unbeknownst to her, due to her poor eye sight, she thinks she is letting in her cat when it turns ...

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Home Vegetable Gardening – Growing Oregano

If you have been vegetable gardening for some time then you are more than likely already aware of the “zones”. These are the classifications of areas of the country of temperature ranges and growing conditions as designated by the United States Department of Agriculture. Knowing this, if you find out you are in zone, I have good news. Oregano grows ...

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Home Vegetable Gardening – Garlic

I was watching a rerun of an episode of the television show, Friends the other night and in the episode Phoebe accuses Monica of using way too much garlic when she cooks food at her restaurant. That led me to thinking is too much garlic a bad thing? Me personally, I don’t think so. Beyond warding away vampires in horror ...

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Make Money From Your Home Vegetable Garden

If you are like me then you already enjoy home vegetable gardening. For me it is relaxing, educational, a good source for decent exercise but most of all rewarding. I am not talking financially rewarding, but rewarding in a sense of, at the end of a growing season I have something to show for all my efforts and that is ...

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Home Vegetable Garden With Natural Pesticides

Pests are, well, pests. They can wreak havoc on your home vegetable garden, if you are not careful and do your due diligence in keeping them at bay. More importantly though is repelling them in a safe manner so as not to use any types of poisons that could be harmful to your plants or your family. Here are some ...

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Home Vegetable Garden Basics – Convenience and Exposure

Many people think that the first criteria when picking the “best spot” for a home vegetable garden is good soil; however, although good soil is important, good soil is made, not found. You can rebuild the soil once the spot has been chosen. When you are choosing where you want your garden patch to be, you must focus on its ...

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