Posts filed under: Gardening Tip Of The Week

Tip #246: Bonsai

Bonsai is a Japanese art form that typically features miniature trees grown in ornamental containers. For beginners, get started with a variety of herbs to practice and hone your craft.

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Tip #245: Hot Crops

Hot crops require both warm soil and high air temperatures for optimal growth. Traditional hot crops include beans, corn, cucumbers, melons, squash, tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant.

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Tip #244: Keeping Deer Out of Your Garden

Deer can be a problem for many urban gardeners as well as they love to eat a variety of plants. We’ll cover how you can keep them out and what plants to avoid planting to minimize any potential damage to your garden.

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Tip #243: Grow Sprouts and Microgreens

Sprouts and microgreens are great ways to eat more greens with minimal work, especially during the cold winter months. Learn how you can grow both of these all year round.

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Tip #242: Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are beautiful and among the smallest species of birds. In addition to drinking nectar, they also eat insects like aphids, and gnats, keeping your garden more pest free.

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Tip #241: Sharpening Your Tools

Keeping your tools sharpened and honed will help you to become a faster, safer, and more efficient gardener. Learn the difference between sharpening and honing and an often overlooked tool.

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Tip #240: More Landscaping Tips

Over the last several years, we’ve learned lots of little tips and tricks to help make the garden more productive and easier to manage. Here are 5 more we can share with you as we get ready for the winter.

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Tip #239: Gardening Books

Reading, especially during the calmer winter months, is a great way to improve your gardening knowledge, learn new skills and techniques, and get inspired for next year’s growing season.

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Tip #238: White Flies

Over 1500 species of white flies have been described, and they can feed off fruit trees, most vegetables, and many ornamental plants. Learn how you can control them with insecticidal soap in this week’s tip

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Tip #237: Hydroponics and Aquaponics

Get an overview of hydroponics and aquaponics and how you can grow without using any soil in this week’s gardening tip.

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