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You can grow vegetables in containers Community

Do you have a small yard or garden space, but you really want to grow those yummy, fresh-from-the-garden veggies? Container vegetable gardening may be just the solution. Any sunny windowsill, balcony, patio or even your front or back doorstep can give you the space you need for a productive vegetable garden in containers. Growing vegetables …

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If you want to start a vegetable garden, look no further than your own driveway Home & Garden

I have always been slightly envious of people who had gardens full of luscious vegetables. My time and energy went into planting flowers — hundreds of them — as I (incorrectly) believed I did not have the right climatic conditions to grow vegetables. What I really lacked was imagination. Vegetables need lots of summer sun …

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DALY: Containers are an option for those with limited space | News

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To grow tomatoes in containers, consider final plant size and how often you’ll water – The Virginian-Pilot

Q. What size container, and potting mix, would you recommend for growing tomatoes? — B. Axson, Chesapeake THE. While there are many benefits to growing in containers, the biggest drawback is water retention. A tomato planted in the ground, or even in a raised bed, has the luxury of spreading its roots far and wide …

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Gareth Carter: Go for gold this tomato planting season

The golf ball-sized Moonbeam has the highest level of TCL at 4.2mg. Photo / Supplied With warmer temperatures both day and night and a break from the seemingly never-ending rain of recent months, I now have summoned the confidence to get into some summer vegetable planting this week. Myself and 12 colleagues from independent garden …

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SKIP RICHTER: Vegetable gardening in small spaces | Brazos Life

Skip Richter If you would like to have a vegetable garden but lack space, take heart! There are several ways to make the most of your limited space to grow more groceries. Here are some tips to increase your gardening productivity. Space-saving plants Some vegetable species take up more space than others. Yet even among …

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For starting seeds, plastic pots outperform peat pots Lifestyles

Many of you are itching to start planting seeds indoors – but it is still way too early. You can, however, get your lights, racks, media mix and containers ready. Order your seeds, draw out your plan and relax for another two months or more. A few years ago, I conducted my own 3-year research …

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Something eating your tomato plants? Here are three signs the culprit is a hornworm Home-garden

Let’s play Clue….no, not the board game. This is Garden Clue. Clue No. 1: Dark green to black-colored pellets on the ground and on some leaves of tomato. Clue No. 2: Tips of tomato stems are defoliated. Clue No. 3: Green tomatoes are deeply gnawed. If those clues haven’t yielded a guess, here’s one more …

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