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Weekly Gardening Tips for Your Area
A successful garden begins with healthy soil. Learn how the right soil and amendments can help your garden grow.
Late summer is the time you’ll see more spiders in your garden, due to the number insects they prey upon. Know your garden spiders, and they will be your friends in the garden.
Problems in the garden may start with a nibble on a leaf, or a bite out of your prized tomatoes. Before long you wonder what kind of pest is in your garden and how you should handle it. Learn more about mindful pest management from the author of “Humane Critter Control: The Guide to Natural, Nontoxic Pest Solutions to Protect Your Yard and Garden.”
As temperatures soar in mid-summer, you can have problems with pests, like insects that attack your plants, or deer that demolish them. Sometimes, drought conditions lead to problems of excessive heat and too little water. Get tips for summer survival for your vegetable and herb gardens.
For an organic harvest, all you need are the right ingredients to grow a natural, good-for-you container garden.
When your plants become snacks for creepy-crawlies and other pests, don’t reach immediately for harsh chemicals. There are plenty of organic options that will keep you and your garden safe.
This spring, as you plant your vegetable garden, keep in mind that the work doesn’t end once your seedlings are in the ground. Ensure a bountiful harvest with these quick tips for getting the most out of your vegetable garden.
Rotate your crops to keep edibles at their best year after year. Vegetable gardening takes a lot of nutrients out of soil, and certain kinds of plants can bring diseases and attract pests. When you vary the placement of certain crops each year, you can build up the soil rather than deplete it.
Organic gardening practice features three main components: soil, plants and problem-solvers. Learn more about organic techniques and products for new gardeners.
Turn your garden garbage into compost and use it to amend your soil the next season.
Keep mosquitos at bay with natural repellent in a container.