Category Archive: Vegetable & Fruit

All posts related to vegetables and fruits.

Aug 16

5 Vegetables to Plant Now For a Fall Harvest

These 5 vegetables to plant in your garden now for a fall harvest will create a delicious bounty for your dinner table before the first frost. Your area’s hardiness zone will determine how long your fall growing season will be but cold frames and greenhouses can extend it even longer. Visit us on Facebook, Pinterest, …

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Aug 15

How To Ripen Green Tomatoes With A Paper Egg Carton

This simple tip of how to ripen green tomatoes with a paper egg carton into bright color fruit…. yes tomatoes are actually a fruit. Once the green tomatoes are inside the paper egg carton, place the egg carton is a cool dark place for 5 -14 days. Be sure to check them daily. Another option …

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Jul 26

Maximize Fall Yield Of Tomatoes

If you grow tomatoes in your garden every summer then you know you can prune them to get larger tomatoes and bigger harvest from them. We also usually end up with a bunch of green tomatoes at the end of the season.

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Jul 16

How to Prune Your Tomato Plants for a Better Harvest

These quick tips of how to prune your tomato plants for a better harvest will help you grow more and bigger juicy delicious tomatoes. By pruning off extra sucker stems that are not dedicated to the growing of the fruit (yep, a tomato is actually a fruit) it allows the plant to send all the …

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May 21

5 Ways to Prep Garden Soil for Better Strawberries

5 Ways to Prep Garden Soil for Better Strawberries These important 5 ways to prep your garden soil will deliver the sweetest harvest of Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries and Blackberries that are far better than berries bought at a grocery store. Growing strawberries in full sun with moist well-drained soil high in organic matter is a …

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May 14

How To Propagate Plants from Cuttings Gardening Project

This step by step tutorial of how to propagate plants from cuttings is a great gardening project to save money by multiplying the plants you already have. You can repeatedly use living plants to produce more plants by dividing, grafting or taking cuttings from existing plants. By using cuttings of a plant, the result will …

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