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Save Water in the Garden

May 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Container gardening, Irrigation, Vegetable Gardening

Here are a number of ways to save water in the garden.  If you think of more, please comment below and share them with all of us. Compost – Amending your garden or container soil with lots of organic compost will help build the water-holding capacity of that soil reducing run-off. Mulch – Use at […]

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How to Start a Vegetable Garden the Easy Way

March 2nd, 2009 · 4 Comments · Composting & Fertilizers, DIY Projects & Tool Talk, Irrigation, Landscape Design, Vegetable Gardening

I’ve distilled many years of vegetable gardening experience into a few easy steps.  Follow the directions below and you’ll be knee-deep in yummy veggies before you know it! Location – Choose a spot with at least six hours of sunlight and access to water. Method – Decide on in-ground or above-ground.

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How to Care For a Vegetable Garden

March 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Composting & Fertilizers, Insects, Irrigation, Plant Diseases, Vegetable Gardening

Irrigation – Make sure you understand the watering needs of each crop you’re growing.  Watering at root level is the best method of irrigation because it prevent rot problems and saves a huge amount of water.  Lay soaker hoses or drip lines when creating your garden or add them later.

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