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Why Do My Seedlings Get Leggy? Stop Them In Their Tracks!

Why do seedlings get leggy? There are a number of reasons seedlings get leggy. But the most likely is lack of light. The seedling is in the growth phase and is searching for a better light source. It is important to provide adequate light levels at the right range and spacing when your seedling germinates.

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Is It Worth Sprouting Seed Potatoes Before Planting?

Sprouting seed potatoes will cause them to be ready earlier in the season. It can also increase the size and weight of the harvest. But not all potatoes require to be sprouted. Early varieties, those with a short growing season are planted early and benefit from sprouting before putting in the soil. Later varieties don’t gain much growth due to the warm temperatures already present.

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Is it Safe to Grow Potatoes in Tires?

Is it safe to grow potatoes in tires? Despite what you may have heard, as an organic gardener, I still believe that potatoes are not safe to grow in tires. Tires contain lots of chemicals such as Lead, Benzene, Styrene, and even Microplastics. As I didn’t really know what these were, I researched it further. Here is what I found out!

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What You Should Know Before Growing Tomatoes at Home

Can you eat Dahlia tubers? The short answer is YES you can eat dahlia tubers. In fact, you can eat the entire plant. These fat tubers are produced by the plant throughout summer and can be stored much like potatoes. Their taste and size vary but can be treated the same as artichokes. They can be eaten raw, roasted, fried, mashed and even baked.

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The Ultimate Guide to COVER CROPS

Cover crops are fast-growing plants that are grown to cover bare earth. They are not intended to be harvested and are grown for the improvement of soil quality. They have properties to help you build soil structure. Improving soil quality, water retention and nutrient density for the food you grow. They can save you money on fertilizer. And save you time on weeding as these crops will smoother all weeds preventing their growth. They will also help manage pests in the garden.

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We all need some green in our lives, and the best way to get it is from your own garden. Growing plants yourself not only saves money but also gives …

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