Monthly Archives: August 2009

Clearing ground

Virgin ground must be cleared of all perennial weeds before any attempt is made to grow ornamental or edible plants. Failure to do so adequately, or with sufficient care, will cause considerable problems later on, as the roots of the … Continue reading

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Every gardener faces an ongoing struggle against unwanted plants-weeds—that always grow much more vigorously than those that have been carefully selected. Whatever your style of gardening, you will spend some time weeding.There is no real definition of a weed except … Continue reading

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Feeding edible plants

When you are growing edible plants with very specific needs, the feeding program must be both well considered and balanced. In general, edible plants need particular nutrients at specific stages oi development, especially when producing fruit.In spring, supply your edible … Continue reading

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