Basic Garden Tips
Basic Garden Tips is for the experienced as well as the new home gardener. While backyard gardening can be one of the greatest of joys it can also be challenging and frustrating. Gardening seems simple; put a seed in the ground, feed and water it, then watch it grow. But, as we know, it is not always that easy. Our goal is to help you have a successful backyard vegetable or flower garden with these gardening tips.
There are two key requirements for a successful garden. First, choose the proper plants for your area. Second, fulfill the plants needs for food, water, temperature and light. Our garden articles are intended to help you pick the proper plants and tend to their needs for a successful and productive backyard garden.
The tomato is probably the most popular vegetable grown by the home backyard gardener. (Technically, the tomato is a fruit, not a vegetable). Their popularity is probably due to the fact that they are easy to grow, require little care and, when ripened on the vine, taste so much better than those from the store. Read more...
There has been a lot of publicity and advertising lately for growing upside down tomatoes in the home garden. It seems to offer some advantages to in-ground tomatoes. Here's how you can
grow your own without buying expensive kits.
If you like the exotic and if you like a challenge, you may want to try your hand at growing the exquisite orchid. While orchids can be difficult, it doesn't have to be. The secret is in selecting the proper variety for your area. There are over 30,000 species of orchids and one or more of them can be found that will thrive in practically any location. Read more...
If you notice large holes in the leaves of your plants or you plant a new seedling only to find it completely gone the next morning, you might have snails or slugs. These ravenous
creatures can devastate a garden practically overnight. But you can reduce their damage with a few tips.
Pruning is the process of cutting back the growth of a rose bush to produce a more healthy, productive plant. Few plants benefit more from pruning than roses. While the thought of
taking a pair of shears to your prized rose may make you cringe, it is a necessary task.
Vegetable Growing Tips
Asparagus - How to Grow
Avocado As a House Plant
Green Beans - Tips
Cabbage Growing Tips
Carrots - How to Grow
Collards and Turnip Greens
Lettuce - Growing Tips
Melons - Watermelon and Cantaloupe
Okra- How to Grow
Onions - Growing Tips
Peppers - Growing Tips
Radish Growing Tips
Tomatoes - How to Grow
Upside Down Tomatoes
Upside Down Tomatoes - Update
Tomatillos - Growing Tips
Planting Guide for the Most Common Vegetables
Flower Growing Tips
Growing Begonias - Basic Garden Tips
Impatiens Growing Tips
Tips on Growing Morning Glory
Tips on Growing Nasturtiums
Tips On Growing Orchids
Pansy - Garden Tips
How to Grow Roses
Petunias - Little Giant of the Garden
Garden Care Tips
Make Your Own Compost
How to Rid Your Garden of Snails and Slugs
Rid Your Garden of Weeds - the safe way
How to Start Seed Indoors
How to Attract Bees To Your Garden
How to Make a Raised Bed (Square Foot) Garden
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