Gardening

August Gardening in 2020

August Gardening in 2020

August in the garden is filled with harvesting and enjoying the fruits (or veggies) of your labor. Tomatoes should be turning red and tasty. Red, yellow, and green sweet bell peppers can be stuffed and baked or sliced and served fresh on salads. If you have grown spicy hot chili and habanero peppers, combine them with diced tomatoes plus onions and cilantro for a salsa fresca. August is the time for a food fiesta.

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How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

Perhaps you are new to gardening or are redesigning your backyard landscape plan and want a few vegetable or flower garden beds along the edges. No matter whether you are a tyro or a veteran gardener, it’s worth considering building a raised garden bed.

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Top 7 Tips for Starting a Vegetable Garden

Top 7 Tips for Starting a Vegetable Garden

Congratulations! A new season has arrived, and you've resolved to take new directions to better your life. For some time, you've been wanting to start, expand or change the current layout of your vegetable garden. Now you're finally ready to move ahead and turn those dreams into reality.

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How Does a Greenhouse Work?

The definition of a greenhouse is a structure covered with glass or plastic sheeting to regulate temperature and humidity for the plants inside. Whether a simple 5' x 5' structure attached to a home's deck or a massive commercial building, greenhouses provide a wondrously simple and effective growing method for gardeners and farmers.

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How to Build a Greenhouse Cheap

How to Build a Greenhouse Cheap

Whether you garden for fun or farm a crop commercially for profit, greenhouses offer a host of benefits. First and foremost, they extend your growing season if you live in a cooler climate. With a greenhouse, you can sow your seeds or plant your seedlings earlier in the spring and extend your harvests later into the fall. Besides lengthening your growing season, a greenhouse shelters your plants from insects, birds, squirrels and other critters that want to take a bite out of them.

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