Prepare the garden by adding plenty of compost, manure and a general fertilizer. Wait until the soil is 70 to 85 degrees before setting the seedlings out. Space the seedlings 18 to 24 inches apart and in rows 24 to 36 inches apart. Water the plants ..
To plant pole beans install bamboo poles to support beans as they grow. Sow two to three seeds in a mound for each pole and cover each hill with a handful of mulch. Watering them is necessary as pole beans need moisture to grow. When the plants reach ..
Choose the varieties of hot peppers you wish to grow and purchase seeds. Peppers do well in soil that drains well, but remains moist enough; add organic matter such as manure, compost products and even old coffee grounds to the soil for mulching. Sow ..
Thyme comes in different flavors, fragrances and hardiness ranges. Growing thyme is not very difficult. Given below are the instructions for growing thyme:
€¢ You can buy the plants from the nursery. Seed takes time to germinate and many ..
Growing Garlic is not a laborious task at all. In fact, the plant of Allium longicuspis as garlic is known botanically taken about eight months to grow to its full maturity. Let us now try to find out how to grow garlic with ..
Onions are easy to grow in your vegetable garden. You can select the site where you will be getting 6 hours of sun everyday. The soil should be rich in pH of 6-7.5. Below are the steps for growing the onions:
€¢ Till the soil 8inches deep. ..
Jalapenos can be eaten fresh, cooked or pickled. Traditionally grown in Mexico, jalapenos are grown in U.S. also. Follow the steps to grow jalapenos 1) Grow jalapeno pepper seeds indoors six to eight weeks before planting.2) Jalapenos like a ..
Jalapenos are traditionally grown in Mexico and they are now grown all over the U.S. and are a close second to the tomato as the most popular vegetable to grow at home. Jalapeños have a long growing season and it takes a while before you can harvest ..
Planting okra will be the rewarding work for you. But you need to take good care of your plant. Here are given some simple steps to take care of okra plant:
• Always plant the okra in a sunny spot of the garden. Sow the seeds with having 4inches ..
Growing Asparagus among your flowering shrubs will not result in outrage at all! On the contrary, the bright green plant which turns stunning gold in autumn is likely to hold the pride of place among your ornamental shrubs. So ..
Patti Moreno shows you how she grows her night shade plants, heirloom tomatoes and heirloom potatoes.
Both tomatoes and potatoes belong to the night shade families.
To hold the potatoes with ground, we have to use either soil or mulch. The tuber grows above ..
Watermelons are the juicy fruit as it contains about 90% water. Growing watermelon will be a very rewarding experience. Here are some steps given for growing the watermelons:
€¢ You can select the fertile area for growing the watermelons.
Sweet potatoes are dicots and related to morning glory family. It requires warm climates for the plantation. It is not grown from the seeds but from vine cutting called slips. Given below are the instructions for growing sweet potatoes:
€¢ Take ..
Apple trees are mostly cultivated in Unites States. But, with knowledge on how to care for apple trees , you can easily grow your own apple tree. While it is easily possible that you have your own juicy apples, ..
Growing Squash is thought to be one of the easiest tasks by gardeners of repute. While both the summer and the winter squash grow on vines, the time to mature as well as the temperature varies a little as is obvious from their ..
Growing onion may be a hobby for you but rest assured that the bulb that succeeds in growing in your own garden will prove to be useful indeed! Known for its medicinal qualities , the innocuous onion was regarded as a panacea ..
Growing leeks is relatively easy while you get the opportunity of getting tasty, flavorful, nutritious vegetables straight from your backyard without having to dole out extra dollars for it. Now, isn’t that an excellent reason for growing ..
Growing kale is considered to be a good idea by many especially if you fond of this variety of garden greens. Available in both green as well as purple colors the kale belongs to the cabbage family and is known as ‘Brassica ..
Growing okra is a pleasant task indeed especially when you look forwards to the long and slender green vegetables hanging from the plants. A North African staple, it is used extensively by the African American community to ..
Growing Beetroot is comparatively easy and can definitely add color to your salad platter. The root vegetable is known to be a biennial plant which can be grown as an annual crop as well. Apart from the highly popular global variety that ..
Growing Avocado requires a lot of patience as the full grown tree might take several years to yield fruit. However, this nutritious fruit tree can be grown quite easily by collecting the seeds from a ripe ..
Growing Lettuce in your kitchen garden isn’t such a bad idea at all! After all you do love to see the crisp and cool lettuce leaf adorning your salad plate and will help you achieve your dream of losing weight in a healthy ..
If you are planning to grow celeriac in your own home garden, you should start with learning some useful tips about growing celeriac.
Celeriac is a kind of celery which has great taste and can be grated, roasted, baked or ..
Flowers and landscape plants are wonderful, but the thing I like most about gardening is growing stuff that I can eat. In this video series you will see me plant 4x4 raised beds with Italian herbs and heirloom tomatoes and peppers and other Italian veggies. I ..
Mashed roasted sweet potato is blended with tender diced chicken, roasted red pepper, herbs and cheese and wrapped into tender lasagna sheets. Cover that with a creamy tomato sauce and you've got a wonderful comforting, and healthy dinner any day of the
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Reheat Pizza: Heat up leftover pizza in a nonstick skillet on top of the stove, set heat to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust crispy. No soggy micro pizza. I saw this on the cooking channel and ..
If you are planning to grow bell peppers in your home garden, you should at first know how to grow bell peppers. Growing bell peppers is convenient and does not require much of preparation. Here are some easy tips on how to grow bell peppers.