Growing Baby Greens

Try Eating the Leaves of Plants to Improve Your Health. Leafy vegetables are packed with fiber along with vitamins, minerals, and plant-based substances that help protect you from heart disease, diabetes, and perhaps even cancer. They can be used raw in salads or green smoothies as well as wilted in a hot pan of oil.  Different mixtures of …

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Planting cool weather Vegetables

I am often asked – what am I supposed to plant in the garden at a certain time? I tell them that most vegetables can be divided into two groups the ones that do best in the cooler months of the year and the ones that do best in the warmer months of the year. …

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Step 4 What to Plant and When

Knowing what types of vegetables to plant and what time of year to plant them has a major impact on how successful you will be.  Depending on where you garden this can vary greatly. You can find this information in several places but your state agricultural Universities are a good place to start. In Georgia …

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Step 3 Adding Amendments and Making a Raised Vegetable Bed

Making a vegetable bed is something like making a bed you sleep in. It has different layers and is raised above ground level to provide an environment for something or someone to get into. In the case of vegetables you are making a bed that a plant or seed can establish itself and grow to …

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Preparing your Vegetable Garden for Winter

In September you may have a garden of fall vegetables growing but if your garden is finishing up from the summer crops it’s time to plan for winter. You should always have your ground covered even if you don’t have a vegetable crop growing. There are two options for covering your garden in the winter. …

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Tips on Watering your Garden

What New plants and seed need almost daily watering when it is warm. Plants need more water when they are forming fruits and vegetables. Larger shrubs and trees will go longer between waterings. Rainwater is the best, about an inch per week as measured in a rain gauge is ideal. Collect rainwater in a barrel …

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