Vegetable Gardening For Beginners Articles

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Plant A Vegetable Garden

If you’ve dreamed of having healthier, readily available fresh foods for your family to eat whenever they’d like, you may have started wondering how to plant a vegetable garden. Planting your very own vegetable garden allows you to control whether harmful chemicals are used on the foods you eat, allows you to have fresh vegetables for cooking or eating raw ...

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Gardening For Beginners – The Value of Compost

It’s feeding time again for the garden. I had some older gardening books here and was reading up on fall activities for the garden. Without getting to far into numbers, there were a lot of suggestions for fertilizer with ratios. For example: 20-20-20. These numbers refer to the percentage by weight of the major nutrients that plants require. These nutrients ...

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Organic Gardening For Beginners Tips and Tricks

Start early – before the danger of the last frost. Prepare your garden beds even before you buy your first plant or seed. Evaluate your area with care. Make sure you are choosing an area that has 6-8 hours of full sun. It is a good idea to take a visual survey of your yard. Don’t just choose a place ...

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Pros and Cons of Organic Gardening for Beginners

These days, everybody raves about organic products. People state that it is important to only go for organic products because they do not contain any unwanted chemicals. Although organic products tend to be slightly more expensive than ordinary products, they do have their benefits. One reason why these products are more expensive is due to the fact that organic gardens ...

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How To Plant A Garden – For Beginners

Assess The Amount Of Space You Have For Flowers And Vegetables Of course, any garden, big or small, will take up space. Thus, the first thing you should do is pick out the space and assess the dimensions your new garden will take up. If you want to plant flowers in your front yard, make sure there’s enough room between ...

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Successful Steps To Organic Gardening

You may be new to organic gardening or you might be the veritable green fingered know-it-all. However, even if you are an old hand with organic vegetable gardening, it is possible to teach old dogs new tricks. It is vitally important that you keep your knowledge base up to par with all the latest techniques. It is always a good ...

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Flower Gardening For Beginners

People tell me how easy poppies are to grow. I saw a smattering of them in the neighbors vegetable garden last week. What! I exclaimed, are those poppies? Oh yes, she said, I tossed some seeds in there that were stuck in a corner of the bag of seeds I planted out front. And there they were. Nice little poppies. ...

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Organic Gardening For Beginners And Experts

Organic gardening for beginners should start with native soil if you are lucky. Before you buy a property have the soil analyzed for long-term poisons such as DDT. Jackie French says that is an insult, not a category. Weeds are mostly good for your garden. As Jackie says, it’s easier to have your organic garden looking like a jungle than ...

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Organic Flower Gardening For Beginners

Organic flower gardening sounds so healthy, both for ourselves and for the soil. As a beginner, you might wonder where to begin? Should you study up on pH balance? Oh wait, that starts to sound complicated. Let’s take a quick basic look at organic gardening for beginners. Organic gardening is simply common sense applied to preparing your soil for planting. ...

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Herb Gardening For Beginners

If you are lucky enough to have a place for shade herbs these 6 herbs are perfect when it comes to herb gardening for beginners. Angelica – Add some wow with these showy herb plants. They grow 5 ft. tall. The flowers are lime green. Very impressive in a shady corner. The leaves and stems are good in vegetable or ...

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