Ideas For Small Vegetable Garden Space [Top Tips]

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Small Garden Space Ideas

Last updated: 11/17/20

I didn’t always have as much space as I would have loved to have. Still, I wouldn’t let that stop me.

So, I looked towards making the best use of my available space. And, of course, planting as many vegetables as I could get. Well, I found some tips useful, and I bet you might be looking to maximize your space.

Well, I’ve got you covered. Here are some vegetable garden ideas for small spaces.

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20 Vegetable Garden Tips For Beginners [Dirty Edition]

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Vegetable Gardening Tips For Beginners

Last updated: 10/5/20

When I started gardening, it was a real mess. I had no idea what to do and guess what happened? My vegetables began growing with no support, I had weak plants, and so many other issues! 

And to top it all, I got the most frustrating harvest ever.

Gardening is my passion, so I knew I had to do everything I could to improve. 

Gradually, I began learning vegetable garden tips for beginners. Now, I am happy with my harvest.

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10 Best Vegetables To Grow In Raised Beds

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10 Best Vegetables To Grow In Raised Beds

Last updated: 10/2/20

When I began planting vegetables on a raised bed, I always ended up harvesting little. 

I wondered why the newfound practice of great harvest wasn’t working out for me, which pushed me to find an effective solution. 

I knew if I would continue planting the same plants, I would sacrifice my precious garden bed.

After testing several vegetable year in year out, I came up with a list of 10 best vegetables to grow in raised beds and more information you need to help you succeed in growing vegetables on raised beds.

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Growing Cherry Tomatoes [Beginner Guide]

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Growing Cherry Tomatoes To Empress

Last updated: 10/1/20

Growing cherry tomatoes can be a fun and adventurous exercise. I like my tomatoes fresh and juicy. 

Since I started growing them about a decade ago, I’ve discovered it is the only way to keep enjoying tomatoes the way I like it without breaking the bank.  

With a little work on your part, you can turn a small vase into your daily tomato dispenser. 

Read further to know exactly how you can make this happen.

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What To Do If Seeds Don’t Germinate [Expert Advice]

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What to Do If Seeds Don’t Germinate

Last updated: 9/21/20

With each new seed I plant, I find myself getting excited about the results. Unfortunately, there are times when these seeds don’t germinate.

So, I researched what to do if seeds don’t germinate. Here’s what I learned.

Depending on the cause of the problem, you’ll need to water or dry out your plant. You might also need to increase or lower your soil temperature while providing adequate oxygen.

Well, that’s not all. So, let’s dig in.

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How Long For Pepper Seeds To Germinate? [Beginner Tips]

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How Long for Pepper Seeds to Germinate

Last updated: 9/21/20

Growing pepper myself was something I looked forward to. Of course, I wondered how long for pepper seeds to germinate.

So, after some research, here’s what I found. Within the right conditions such as good drainage, proper light, and enough warmth, your seeds should take between 8 and 21 days. However, this will depend on the type of pepper as some variety, such as the Chinese, will take four weeks plus.

Well, that’s not all. Let’s dig in.

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How Long For Seeds To Germinate in Soil?

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How Long For Seeds To Germinate in Soil?

Last updated: 9/21/20

One important thing I look forward to is germination. And this is because it’s the first significant step post-planting.

However, it’s somewhat confusing processing this stage. So, I did more digging and found this.

Germination typically takes between 1 and 2 weeks. However, certain plants will take as much as three weeks to germinate.

Regardless, you’ll need to pay attention to other things beyond timing. Here, I’ll tell you all about this and more.

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Best Worms For Vegetable Garden Guide

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Best Worms For Vegetable Garden Guide

Last Updated 9/18/20

Growing my vegetable garden was fun at first until I started seeking ways to attract worms to the garden. It was not easy at first because I always felt that the best worms for gardens are the biggest ones such as nightcrawlers.

I know that for me to keep my vegetable garden going, I need to do the right thing and do it fast. This pushed me to study more on what are the best worms for a vegetable garden. 

This lead led me to the homes of other smaller worms such as the red wigglers which are unrelenting workers in conditioning the garden.

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How Often To Water Your Raised Vegetable Garden?

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How Often To Water Raised Vegetable Garden

Last updated: 9/18/20

Watering is an essential activity in any gardening. In this article, we are going to learn how often to water raised vegetable garden.

If you have had this question, you are not alone. I once dealt with endless issues as a result of wrong watering. 

From drowning my vegetables causing rot to wilt as a result of under watering, my efforts were ending up in vain.  I knew I had to find a lasting solution.

Let us d​ig into making things right with your vegetable garden before it is too late.

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Can You Mix Red Wigglers and Nightcrawlers?

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Can You Mix Red Wigglers and Nightcrawlers?

Last Updated 9/16/20

Red wigglers and nightcrawlers are two species of worms you can use on your farm to maintain and/or increase the fertility of plants’ soil.

You may already know that by now…

But, the question you’d like answered is, “can you mix red wigglers and nightcrawlers?”

Yes, you can. Depending, however, on a number of factors we’re going to be examining in detail later in this article.

So, find a cool spot you can relax to read this…

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How To Growing Button Mushrooms Without a Kit

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How To Grow Button Mushrooms Without A Kit

Last updated: 9/15/20

If there’s one thing I’ve found quite challenging, it was how to grow mushrooms without a kit. However, it came with so many benefits that I couldn’t bring myself to stop.

I bet you’re also looking to enjoy these benefits when growing your mushrooms. Well, the great thing is that you don’t have to face the challenges I faced.

I’ve done considerable research and documented them. I’ve then put them together for you in this article.

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Growing Broccoli Indoors [Level Up Garden Guide]

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Growing Broccoli Indoors Beginner Guide

Last updated: 9/15/20

Little is known about growing Broccoli indoors! This is despite its high popularity in the market.

I am in love with this nutritious vegetable. But every time I went out to buy it from the market, the high costs discouraged me. I knew I had to find a lasting solution to continue enjoying my favorite veggie.

Are you looking out to growing Broccoli indoors? Read on to get experts’ tips and skills to kick-start you.

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25 Easy Seeds To Grow In A Cup

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25 Easy Seeds To Grow In A Cup

​Last updated: ​9/14/20

We normally view a garden as the only place to plant fruits and vegetables right? 

Right! And some, if not most of us actually do just that by planting seeds straight into the Earth. 

We often don’t consider the benefit of growing seeds in cups that we ultimately transfer to our garden to harvest that bounty. 

With 25 easy seeds to grow in a cup, it’s time to seriously think about planting seeds in cups!

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Growing Pumpkins In Raised Beds [Best Guide]

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Growing Pumpkins in Raised Beds

Last updated: 9/14/20

I’ve had quite an experience using raised beds for my gardening activities. So, I decided to try something new in pumpkins.

While I had fun, there were loads of gray areas about growing pumpkins in raised beds. So, as always, I did some digging up and came across loads of helpful information.

I bet you’re wondering what they are. Well, let’s find out.

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Growing Black Beans Expert Tips [Beginner Guide]

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Growing Black Beans Expert Tips

Last updated: 9/14/20

Over the years, I’ve considered growing black beans. However, by the time I was ready, I found it quite tricky.

There were a lot of things to know and loads of things to watch out for. So, I decided to do research. After all, I wanted to get a healthy harvest.

I found some things quite insightful. And I’ve decided to share them with you.

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Will Spinach Grow Back After Cutting?

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Will Spinach Grow Back After Cutting?

Last updated: 9/11/2020

Will spinach grow back after cutting?

With the increase in gardening these days, many may have this question.

The most important thing you should do is plant veggie crops you can regrow to help support yourself and family. 

Some are talking about growing cut-and-come-again gardens.

This may just be the best and most practical solution for everyone.

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What Size Grow Bag for Tomatoes Is Best

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What Size Grow Bag For Tomatoes?

Last updated: 9/11/2020

Are you worried about finding the right size grow bag for your tomatoes?

I found myself in that situation a few days ago when I wanted to put every space in my small garden into best use. I decided to grow tomatoes in bags. 

I didn’t know too much about growing tomatoes, which got me worried about what size grow bag for tomatoes to use.

My situation provoked me to find tomato growers in my neighborhood. 

With additional in-depth research, I learned more than I expected. 

I used a 5-gallon bag for miniature tomatoes. Most tomato varieties will grow well in 5 to 10-gallon bags.

If you are planning to grow tomatoes in bags, you found the right place. 

Without further ado, let’s di​g in.

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How to Amend Clay Soil Without Tilling?

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How To Amend Clay Soil Without Tilling

​Last updated: ​9/​10/20

If you have ever owned a garden dominated by clay soil, you agree that it is among the most difficult to work with.  

When I finally had to move from my father’s house into my own home, I knew I would have it rough since my new location was entirely dominated by clay soil.  

The very optimistic gardener I had been over the years was slowly becoming discouraged. I did not only find tilling hectic and tiresome but also did not own a tiller.

Sound familiar? Read on. 

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How Many Tomato Plants In A 4×4 Raised Bed?

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How Many Tomato Plants in A 4×8 Raised Bed?

​Last updated: ​9/9/20

I had always found planting veggies fascinating. However, when it came to planting tomato plants, I was a little lost. I needed to know how many tomato plants in a 4×8 Raised Bed. 

The truth is that it was either I knew all about spacing them, or I recorded poor yields. So, I did some research, and here’s what I found.  

If you have a 4×4 raised bed, you can have as much as five plants. You’ll have four arranged at the edges and the fifth within the center. However, while you could do more with a 4×8 raised bed, it depends on various factors.

In this post, I’ll tell all about spacing and growing tomatoes in a 4×8 raised bed.

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Growing Sugar Snap Peas | 7 Tips for Healthy Plants

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Growing Sugar Snap Peas | 7 Tips for Healthy Plants

Last Updated 9/4/2020

What is healthy and sweet that can be added to stir fry or into your salads?  You guessed it – Sugar Snap Peas.  Growing sugar snap peas is a breeze when you direct sow ​seeds in your garden at the right time of the year.

​Sugar snaps are a​ much like snow peas & garden ones.  ​Sugar snap peas are a cross between ​snow peas and garden peas.

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