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Spring is coming - do you know how to grow cabbage from seeds and other cool-weather crops?

By starting to grow cabbage first thing in the spring, you’ll be able to speed up your harvest so that it’s ready to be pulled by the middle of the summer - before it gets too hot!

Growing cabbage isn’t complicated, especially if you already have some experience in growing a backyard vegetable garden.

  • 5 min read

Here we go, the hot season is nearly over, and you may think that your crops should be too. But you would be mistaken! There are, in fact, lots of vegetables that will last through fall, and in fact, even some you would normally expect in spring!

So, if you have no idea yet about which plants you can grow for this season, just have a look at this list, and prepare for a fall of rich and fruitful harvest days!

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Many gardeners are now saying that “fall is the new spring”… Why? Put simply, there are so many crops in this season, and so many things to do during fall and to prepare your garden for it, that it’s become one of the busiest times of the year!

So, with the “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness” approaching, what can you do to make your vegetable garden indeed fruitful, or to make your decorative garden look beautiful? Here is a list of “must do” activities for you!

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Pots are like little “homes” for your plants. As such, they need to be functional, comfortable, and possibly even beautiful. But above all, they need to be healthy. While most plants will grow better in full soil, you may have pots and containers indoors, on your terrace, patio and even in your garden. So, how can make sure they have a safe place where they can grow happy and in health?

Here are some guidelines for you!

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Sowing is a wonderful activity; for some, it is rewarding, for others even mystical, because we partake of giving birth and regenerating life… But for many amateur gardeners, it can also have its challenges… Seeds that don’t germinate, seeds that are hard to plant because they are small, seedlings that grow leggy and plants that, for example, should grow leaves and instead go straight into bolting (it runs to seed to fast)…

But don’t worry… expert gardeners have their own tricks to get the best results from your seeds. Some come from ancient knowledge and others are new and very ingenuous. And this is exactly what I’ll be sharing with you: 10 of the best tips to make sure you will get as many healthy plants as possible!

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Whether you like them fried, baked, roasted, or mashed, there’s no vegetable that’s quite as versatile as the humble spud.

Potatoes can be planted very early in the gardening season, allowing you to get a jumpstart on the growing season. If you’re curious about how to grow potatoes at home, you’ve come to the right place.

Trust us, once you learn how to do it, you’ll be a potato peddling master in no time!

  • 4 min read

Growing tomatoes is a rewarding, enjoyable way to spend the summer - until pests threaten to destroy your entire harvest, that is.

There are all kinds of critters that enjoy munching on ripe, juicy tomatoes just as much as you do. Fortunately, although these pests can be destructive, there are some easy ways you can eliminate them in the garden once and for all - and prevent them from coming back.

Here are the most common tomato plant pests, and the best tips on how to get rid of them.

  • 4 min read

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