Be like Popeye: Growing Spinach in Containers

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Be like Popeye: Growing Spinach in Containers Last updated: 9/22/20 Imagine being a sailor on a ship like Popeye.  You remember he had a strange addiction to eating spinach.  Popeye increased his strength from a wonderful green that is dense with nutrients. Could you blame the guy,  spinach is a superfood.  How would he be … Read more

Homemade Fertilizer for Your Garden | Make Natural Fertilizers the Easy Way

Homemade Fertilizer for your Garden

Homemade Fertilizer for Your Garden | Make Natural Fertilizers the Easy Way Last updated: 9/22/20 Homemade fertilizer … Is that really an option as a gardener?  Don’t I need that expensive store-bought natural fertilizer?  You are one of those folks who like to do it yourself while in your vegetable & flower gardens. You feel … Read more

Water Soluble Fertilizer | NPK Fertilizers Series Part 2

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Water Soluble Fertilizer | NPK Fertilizers Series Part 2 Last updated: 9/22/20 So wait are you telling me that there are different types of fertilizers.  There are slow release fertilizers and now you add water-soluble fertilizer to the mix. You have to understand that feeding your plants is just like feeding yourself.  Think of it this way … Read more

Zucchini Squash Plants | 3 Tips to Grow like a Boss

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Zucchini Squash Plants | 3 Tips to Grow like a Boss

Last updated: 10/30/21

There are many tips that you can do to grow successful a zucchini squash plant.    The zucchini plant seems to be one of those vegetables that are near and dear to many gardeners.

It also can be the bane of a gardener if you don’t give it the care and attention that it may need throughout its growing cycle.

You will learn to give the right amount of fertilizers to your zucchini plants, how to prune your squash plants like a champ, and how & why to pick your squash plants often.  Your zucchini plant can provide you with a wonderful bounty if you follow these simple tips.

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How to save Lettuce Seeds | Simple Guide to Collecting Seeds

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How to save Lettuce Seeds | Simple Guide to Collecting Seeds

Last updated:10/30/21

Have you always wanted to know how to save lettuce seeds?  Did you just harvest romaine lettuce from your garden?  Do you want to continue to grow the lettuce that you just picked?  It is so easy to collect and save lettuce seeds that you will be amazed that you didn’t start sooner.

The summer days are much longer like the days of June & July creep in.  All of a sudden the leaves start to taste a little bitter & the lettuce plant may bolt.  Well, it is time for the lettuce plant to start reproducing itself.

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