Growing Vegetables
Growing Vegetables
There is many different kind of vegetables that you can grow in your garden. What vegetables will you growing in your garden? Depending on the region that you are living, and what vegetables you and your family likely to eat to choose the right vegetables foe growing. The vegetables can be categorized by their life cycle: annual, biennial, or perennial. Some vegetables can grow in your garden for many years such as asparagus and rhubarb, but most are annuals. Some vegetables such as tomatoes and peppers usually grown only one season. Cold weather, diseases, or insect pests often thwart these heat lovers, so better starting your new vegetables each spring. The cabbage and carrot produce eat-roots, leaves or stems in the first year. If you ne...
Choosing a Vegetable Variety   When choosing vegetables, you will read carefully mail order catalog, or information printed on the package on the seed racks. You will notice many varieties ...
 
Seeds or Transplants
Once you have drawn up a list of the vegetables you want to grow, you must decide which ones to start from seed and which to buy as transplants. Growing from seed takes longer and may require additional skill to ensure success. However, some vegetables grow better when direct-seeded than transplanted. And you'll have a wider selection of varieties to choose from when starting plants from seed....
 
Protecting Seedlings in the Garden
A protection from strong sunlight, cold temperatures, high winds, or heavy rain is necessary for young plants. If the weather is hot or dry after transplanting, consider placing a shade cloth over the transplants to protect them from the sun. The Easy Tunnel Shade Cloth is easily erected in your garden to protect seedlings, young plants and vegetable crops. If the weather is cold, wind, or rain, l...
 
Growing Fruits
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Espaliered Fruit Trees
Espalier training in the classic European styles can be traced back to techniques developed in mid-1600s by Father Legendre of Hanonville France. The problem Father Legendre faced ...
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Pruning & Training Fruit Trees
 Growers often neglect the annual training and pruning of fruit trees. Without training and pruning, however, fruit trees will not develop proper shape and form. Properly trai...
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Growing Fruits
You don't have to own a large estate to grow a wide variety of fruits at home. If you don't have space for full-sized trees, you can plant dwarf forms of apples, pears and ...