How To Avoid Damage When You Harvest Potatoes

How To Avoid Damage When You Harvest Potatoes

There is nothing more exciting than growing potatoes and then digging up your very own potato harvest My kids especially love helping dig up potatoes, you will often find them shouting “here is one” or “look at this one!”. Part of the challenge is knowing when to harvest potatoes. Potatoes that are cut or bruised … Read more How To Avoid Damage When You Harvest Potatoes

How To Protect Your Vegetable Plot From A Heatwave

Heatwaves in the summer months often take vegetable gardeners by surprise. Most summer vegetables are planned such that they are harvested completely before the searing temperatures appear. Even the heat-loving vegetables, like tomatoes, can be stressed if the temperatures shoot too high. Extended high-heat periods, especially in July and August, are a major concern for … Read more How To Protect Your Vegetable Plot From A Heatwave

What Size Pots For Growing Tomatoes

If all else goes well, the size of the container can be the deciding factor for your tomato harvest’s fate. If you give them plenty of sunlight, water and nutrients (in short, everything they like), and still receive a harvest that’s less than satisfactory, chances are you aren’t using a correctly sized container. Rootbound tomato … Read more What Size Pots For Growing Tomatoes

How To Use Manure In A Vegetable Garden

How To Use Manure In A Vegetable Garden

First-time vegetable gardeners are put off by manure, smelly, dirty and full of bacteria. But the seasoned gardener sees it differently because to us its black gold. Contrary to popular belief manure does not smell if you use it correctly. Find out everything you need to know about how to use manure in a vegetable … Read more How To Use Manure In A Vegetable Garden

6 Easy Steps To Grow Tomatoes In Raised Beds

6 Easy Steps To Grow Tomatoes In Raised Beds

Raised bed gardening offers a whole bunch of benefits. If you want to enjoy all those benefits for your tomato crop this year, start thinking about growing tomatoes in raised beds. With better drainage and soil quality of the raised bed instead of the garden itself, you can expect healthier plants and bigger and better … Read more 6 Easy Steps To Grow Tomatoes In Raised Beds

5 Simple Techniques To Improve Soil Nutrients

5 Simple Techniques To Improve Soil Nutrients

In order to keep your vegetable garden productive, you must make sure your soil is managed correctly. Poor soil nutrient levels will result in lower quality crops and smaller fruits and vegetables. Learn all there is to know about how to improve soil nutrients. Why Are Nutrients Important For The Vegetable Garden? Vegetables and plants … Read more 5 Simple Techniques To Improve Soil Nutrients

Learning To Grow Potatoes Is Easy

Whether you like potatoes mashed, baked, boiled, chipped or cut into fries, potatoes are a versatile vegetable and staple ingredient for many meals. Learning to grow potatoes is easy. As a novice gardener, then you should consider growing potatoes for the following reasons; • Potatoes are easy to plant, care for and harvest• They do … Read more Learning To Grow Potatoes Is Easy