Plant Fruits This Fall

Fall is a good time to plant fruits. Trees and bushes set out during the autumn months will start growth early the following spring – just as soon as weather conditions are favorable and usually before it is feasible to do any spring planting.... Read More...

Learning To Root Cuttings From The Neighbor Who Knew Nothing About Gardening

I once had a neighbor who claimed she didn’t know a thing about gardening. However, she seemed to make things grow by just sticking them in the ground. Then, by chance, I learned her secret. One day I saw her turn an empty fruit jar over a... Read More...

How I Started Growing Plants

I came as a bride to a new little bungalow set down in the middle of a barren plot. Even the topsoil had been taken away, The packet of zinnia seeds which I planted hopefully in the hard, gravelly ground came up scantily and then stood still in... Read More...

Herbs to Enhance Your Cooking A Garden Feature

Today’s homemaker grows herbs in a geometric-patterned garden as modern as her modern kitchen. Like her old-world ancestors she knows the joy of herb-flavored foods and in planting herbs achieves a landscape effect as interesting as her great-grandmother’s... Read More...

A Trip Through Garden Centers

At least once a year I like to take a day off and visit garden centers. Early this summer I took myself and and went to neighboring garden center, within easy commuting distance and still retains some of the “country” atmosphere. The... Read More...

Beautiful Blueberry Crop – Birds Win

Seventeen years ago I decided to grow blueberries. Several hundred large shrubs were obtained and successfully transplanted. In order to send all the strength possible into the root system, the plants were cut to six-inch stubs. The first year’s... Read More...

Tomato Growing Tips

Summary: Using a tomato blossom set spray can help reduce tomato blossom drop and bring your home grown crop on earlier. Question: We have tried our going the home grown tomato route and always seem to get a lot of blossom drop, is there any way... Read More...

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