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Planning Your Vegetable Garden: Mapping the Garden Beds

Before sowing a single seed, it is helpful to sketch a map of your vegetable garden so you know how many seedlings you will need, where they will be planted, and how you can keep each bed producing all through the growing season. | Mapping the Garden Beds | Grow a Good Life

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How to Grow Spinach in Pots

Learn how to spinach in pots, it is one of the vegetables that you can grow in shade and in any kind of space. Growing spinach in containers is easy too you can even grow it indoors on a windowsill!

13 Quick Growing Vegetables for Your Fall Garden

Growing fall vegetables in colder climates can be a gamble, but these crops…

Planning Your Vegetable Garden: Seed Starting Schedule

Develop a seed starting schedule so you know the optimum time to start your seeds. A seed-starting schedule provides a guideline of when to sow seeds and when to transplant seedlings the vegetable garden.

Planting Seeds: How to Pre-Sprout, Direct Sow, and Start Indoors

If you're planting a garden, you'll need to decide if you're planting seeds or seedlings. Here are several methods for planting seeds to try.

Stop Invasive Plants From Taking Over Your Garden

Cut the bottom off a plastic pot to contain invasive plants & bury in the ground, works great for containing plants that tend to spread, This also works good for planting a plant in an area that tends to get filled with roots etc. from other plants. use a larger pot so that the plant can spread it's roots and grow deeper roots.

Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, cornmeal will keep any seed from germinating, so don’t try this on your vegetable garden until your plants are established and you’ve finished planting seeds. Interesting? Anyone heard of this before?