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How To Protect Fruit Trees From Frost

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If you’ve got fruit trees in your garden, it’s important to properly prepare them for the cool temperatures and frosts of winter. Unprotected fruit trees are vulnerable to frost damage which can affect the health of the tree for years to come. Protecting your fruit trees falls in line with other chores you have do …

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How To Grow Zucchini in Pots

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Zucchini is a popular vegetable for home gardeners because it’s easy to grow. With the proper care, you’ll see lengthy vines and plump, mouth-watering fruits. While it’s true that zucchini plants are large, you can grow them in containers. This is perfect if you’re short on space or want to continue growing your plants in …

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When and How to Harvest Pumpkins

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Soon, pumpkin gardeners everywhere will wait for the perfect moment to harvest those plump pumpkins. Whether they plan to use them for cooking, decoration or carving for Halloween, the time is almost here! For those who did decide to grow pumpkins this year, you probably wonder when it’s the best time to harvest them. Do you cut them …

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When and How to Harvest Apples

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Apples are one of the most popular fruits in the world, which is no surprise considering they’re a delicious and healthy snack. But, knowing when to harvest apples is the key. If you pick too early, you’ll pick sour and hard-to-digest fruit. Keep reading to learn when and how to pick ripe apples! Materials Needed Make sure …

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Best Companion Plants for Fall Vegetable Garden

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For many gardeners, fall can feel like the end of something great, but it doesn’t have to be. Depending on where you live, the growing season can be extended into the cooler months. Even if winter is on its way in your region, there are still seeds and bulbs that you can plant in the …

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Why Your Zucchini Plants Have Flowers But No Fruit

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If you’re like most gardeners, you wait all season for your zucchini plants to produce fruit. So, you can imagine the disappointment when your plants start to bloom but bear no fruit. Don’t worry, you’re not alone! This is a common problem, many gardeners have. Below, you will discover the most likely reason why your …

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