Square Foot Gardening: Preparing Your New Vegetable Garden

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What is Square Foot Gardening? Square foot gardening is an alternative to traditional gardening and the term was coined by American author cum TV Presenter Mel Bartholomew and introduced in his book “Square Foot Gardening” in 1981. It aims at planning and making an intensively planted, but small vegetable garden. The result is a simple … Read moreSquare Foot Gardening: Preparing Your New Vegetable Garden

How to Cultivate Foxglove Properly From Their Seeds

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For years, tall foxglove plants have been the part of every garden. These flowering plants can grow up to 6ft depending on its variety. The foxglove plants would thrive under any conditions depending on the heat of its surrounding. These flowers would be found under lavender, white, yellow, purple, pink, and red color varieties. Rich … Read moreHow to Cultivate Foxglove Properly From Their Seeds

Good Bugs — Bad Bugs — Full Bugs Guide For Your Garden

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We have a hedge bordering the yard, a well-established stand of a good old standby, cotoneaster. Now, cotoneaster makes a great hedge, but it has a tendency to attract some nasty little predator visitors, among them pear slugs. I used to give the hedges an annual midsummer treatment by spraying with a very common insecticide, … Read moreGood Bugs — Bad Bugs — Full Bugs Guide For Your Garden

How to Grow Healthy Onions in Your Garden

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Onions are an easy and fun gardening crop. Onions have been used for centuries as a cure for anything from colds to arthritis. This vegetable was worshiped by Egyptians around 3000 B.C. because its concentric circles symbolized eternity. Onions have also been shown to reduce cholesterol and improve heart health. This vegetable enjoys warm weather … Read moreHow to Grow Healthy Onions in Your Garden