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Vegetable Gardening

Buying Seedlings – A Guide for Success

If you’ve ever found yourself standing at your local garden centre gazing upon rows of seedlings, feeling overwhelmed and not knowing what to buy – this short comprehensive guide is for you.

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Vegetable Gardening

Ten Tips for Planning and Planting Tomatoes

Plant tomatoes well and the chances of happy plants with a high yield will greatly increase. The tips below can be applied to planting tomatoes in the ground, in a raised bed or into a large container.

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Planting Peas
Vegetable Gardening

Easy “Pea-sy” Pea Planting

Peas are one of the first crops you can plant in the spring. They like cool weather. As soon as the soil is workable (meaning, the soil is not frozen and not soaking wet) you can plant. Depending on where you live, that means you can plant peas sometime between mid-February to the end of May.

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Vegetable Gardening

Growing Carrots in Containers

Maybe you’ve read that carrots are a challenging crop to grow? Maybe you’ve tried in the past only to have grown a wee little thing that might somewhat resemble a carrot. I’m here to urge you to try again BUT in a container!

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Houseplants

Why I Grow from Seed and How to Get Started

There’s no one right way to start seeds. Seed starting is as personal and diverse as gardeners themselves. But if going to the garden centre and buying seedlings that are ready to plant is so easy… why do I commit to the time and energy it takes to grow from seed?

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