There’s nothing like a fresh, juicy tomato from your own yard. The taste is second to none and they can be used in everything from salads to pasta sauces. To make a tomato plant grow healthily, you need to prune regularly. These 4 tips will help.
Flowers, leaves, seeds, bark and roots of medicinal and aromatic plants can be harvested from your garden or in nature. Here are some tips on making the most of your harvest.
Nature has been composting forever. Here, you'll find the benefits of composting for your garden, for diverting waste from the landfill, and for reducing costs with this DIY mentality:
Pruning back rose bushes and trees lets the most full and beautiful roses grow with energy spent toward them and deadwood cleared for new growth. With just a few quick tips, you'll be able to grow show-quality roses.
Having apples ready-to-pick in your backyard is wonderful in late spring and early fall, but getting the most from your apple tree means pruning it the right way. Find out how and when to cut to enjoy a delicious apple-bearing tree.
Getting a dwarf tree to grow the way you'd like it isn't a hard task, but you need to be diligent in pruning back buds each year and directing branches the right way. Here's how to handle the first 3 years of life.
Shrubs can be finicky creatures to get clippings to grow from, unless you're able to harvest them the right way and provide after-care while they grow. A few quick tips will make sure your clippings catch.
Maintaining a pyramid shape for your dwarf tree requires you to know a bit about how it grows and needs to be trimmed. With these handy tips, you'll be armed with your shears for when the seasons roll around.
Do you love your lilies and want more? It'll take a bit of work and dedication, but you can get your lilies to propagate successfully with these different methods.
Conventional irrigation wastes water and can leave plants thirsty. Though drip irrigation systems are a good solution, they can be pricey. Why not make a simple drip system yourself? These five steps will show you how.
With the right setup and using the right varieties of fruits and vegetables, you can ensure that you have a successful harvest throughout winter and into the spring.
Celery is not an easy vegetable to grow. It needs more than the usual quantities of soil nutrients, a particularly well-prepared soil, and an abundant and never-failing supply of moisture. In addition, its tiny seeds are difficult to nurture into see
The leek is a close relative of the onion. It resembles a giant scallion but has flat, broader leaves and different growing requirements. It does not store well out of the ground. The time to maturity for leeks is long — about four and a half months.
It takes three or four years to train a European grapevine. After that it needs pruning only to improve or maintain grape production. Read on to learn everything you need to know about caring for grape vines.
Roses are cherished garden plants. Although modern roses are more tolerant of disease than their ancestors, they remain somewhat demanding. However, with careful attention to plant selection, site, pruning and fertilization, anyone can grow at least
Well-pruned and trained fruit trees and bushes will stay healthy and produce maximum yields. Here are some quick tips to help you get the most out of your crops this season.
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