Archive for January, 2014

Great Tips For Anyone Who Loves Gardening

Having the ability to grow your own food will give you a satisfying sense of accomplishment. There’s nothing better than eating fresh veggies in your salad. Learn how to garden well, and grow those salad vegetables, by reading this article.

Choose plant strains that will give you the best harvest with the biggest yield. A plant that is resistant to disease, or one that is tolerant of extreme weather, will deliver a higher yield.

Start your seedlings in pots inside and then transplant them into your garden. This will help the plants make it to full growth. It also lets you have tighter control over the planting periods in your garden. Once you remove the most recent mature plants from your garden, the seedlings are immediately ready to be planted.

Use the handles of your tools as a handy ruler when doing your outdoor chores. Tools that have long handles such as rakes, hoes and shovels can be used in place of a measuring stick. Just lay your tool down on the floor then lay a yardstick beside the handle. Use a bright permanent marker and label the distances. Now, the next time you do work in the garden, you’ll actually have a ruler at your fingertips. Read more…

Posted by Michele T. Ricks - January 2, 2014 at 12:38 am

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