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9 Tips for Growing Squash in Pots

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Squash is a versatile vegetable with different shapes, sizes, patterns, and colors. It is a prolific crop, whether grown in-ground or in containers. Plan your summer garden this year with your favorite squash variety in a pot, and cultivate this nutrient-rich vegetable at home. These nine tips will help you achieve splendid squash! Winter vs …

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7 Fast-Growing Vegetables

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Gardening has become an increasingly popular pastime. Many people now grow their fruits and vegetables to ensure a steady supply of fresh and healthy food. However, not all vegetables are equal when it comes to the time and effort required for growth. For those who want immediate results from their efforts, fast-growing vegetables are the …

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8 Mistakes to Avoid When Growing Potatoes

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There’s no such thing as too many fries! Potatoes are arguably the most popular vegetable among kids and adults alike. Consequently, they are a common part of many home gardens. Knowing how to look after this plant helps you produce a bountiful yield of healthy spuds.  Moreover, nothing is more heartbreaking than witnessing a crop …

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When is The Perfect Time of Year to Grow Tomatoes

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Don’t just watch the world pass by you, grow tomatoes and make the most of those warm months. Tomatoes are incredibly versatile fruits that find their way into every kitchen. They’re soft skin and mild taste makes them a staple in many home gardens. Like any plant, there is an ideal time of the year …

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7 Tips for Growing Cucumbers From Seed

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Growing cucumbers from seeds is a great way to enjoy the freshest, most flavorful cucumber plants in your garden. Cucumbers are easy to grow and maintain, but there are some tips you need to keep in mind to help ensure your crop reaches its full potential. From selecting and preparing your soil correctly, providing adequate …

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How to Grow Fruits and Vegetables in Hanging Baskets

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Gardening enthusiasts don’t need acres; just pick your veggies and fruit and grow them from the sky! Planting fruits and vegetables in hanging baskets is a great way to create beautiful aesthetics around your home. It is also an excellent solution for gardening enthusiasts who lack ample space to grow different types of crops.  Growing …

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6 Clever Ways to Use Orange Peels in Your Garden

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Packed full of antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins, citrus is a powerful fruit that has many uses outside of boosting your immune system. Once you eat the fruit, you can use the potent-smelling orange peels for a host of household and backyard tasks, including gardening. From using the orange peel whole to brewing a citrus tea, …

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How to Grow Asparagus From Seed

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Asparagus or Asparagus officinalis is a welcome sight in spring. If you eagerly await your garden each winter and can’t wait to see greenery again, then asparagus is a perfect choice. It’s a delightful perennial that thrives in zones 3 to 10 and is often ready to harvest in April or May! While gardeners usually grow asparagus from a …

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