Category Archive: Vegetable & Fruit

All posts related to vegetables and fruits.

May 23

Backyard Ebb and Flow Hydroponics Project

This step by step tutorial of how to build a backyard Ebb and Flow Hydroponics do it yourself project is another step towards self sufficiency. Ebb and Flow (also known as Ebb and Flood or Flood Drain) is a form of hydroponics, the system is used for filling pots with an inert medium which does …

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May 17

Companion Garden Planting For Better Harvest and to Repel Harmful Insects

Companion Garden Planting For Better Harvest and to Repel Harmful Insects So, you are giving your plants all the proper nutrients they require; they are getting enough sun, water, and the care you bestow on them, but they still struggle to grow? Well, it’s about time you know about companion gardening. Some plants do not …

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May 15

The 12 Easiest Crops To Grow For First Time Gardeners

            Is this the year you have decided to try your hand at gardening or maybe its the first time you plant to try growing food instead of flowers. Some crops are a little easier to grow to harvest than others. Some are very prone to pest damage and can be discouraging even to long …

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May 12

Growing Bush Beans Helpful Tips

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           When planting beans do you choose the bush type or the pole type. I like to plant some of both. I really like the pole beans because they have beans for almost all of the summer. I can go out and pick enough for to make for dinner every other day so we have …

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May 10

List of Garden Plants And Their Companions

     If you want to plant your garden so that all the plants have companions that actually help them to be their very best check out this nice list of garden plants and their companions so that you can learn what to plant with what and provide nice companions to all you garden plants. Life …

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May 03

Using Baking Soda For Powdery Mildew And Blight

           Learn how to kill tomato blight and powdery mildew with baking soda and save your garden. Once you begin to see tomato blight and or powdery mildew on other garden plants you will need to stop it or you will lose the plants it is on and it will continue to spread because both …

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