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Secrets to growing tomatoes

Plant tomatoes where they will get at least 10 hours of light in summer. Alternate your tomato bed between even just two spots and you diminish the risk of soilborne diseases such as bacterial spot and early blight. When buying tomato seedlings, beware of lush green starts with poor root systems. They will languish for weeks before growing. Plant your ...

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Geranium Budworm Control

Those worms on your geraniums are The larvae of a small, beige moth called Heliothis virescens or Helicoverpa virescens, which feeds especially on Nicotiana species. The budworms are one of the most destructive pests of tobacco and cotton crops. Some of the common hosts are also petunias and geraniums, and occasionally, roses. The color of the larvae can differ from ...

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How to Make a Succulent Garden

How to : First fill your pot with cacti potting mix. Wet your sphagnum moss. Then squeeze any exess water out. Then put on top of the cacti potting mix. You hould remove any hard stems from the moss. then vreate a mounded top from it.about an inch higher then the rim of the top.

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Seed Spacing Template

How to make a seed spacing template: Take a 2′ wide piece of plywood and we cut it 2′ x 2′, then measure it into 2″ grids. then use 3/4″ wood screws at the 2″ marks, and then screwe the wine corks that were cut into 1″ length onto each screw. I just used a common box cutter to cut ...

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How to Plan Your Square Foot Garden

The basic square-foot gardening are: 1. Arrange your garden in squares, not rows. Lay it out in 4′x4′ planting areas. 2. Build boxes to hold a new soil mix above ground. 3. Space boxes 3′ apart to form walking aisles.

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Raised-bed vegetable garden

How to: Step 1: Set up raised-bed boxes. We choose five cedar boxes called miniframbox you can get them from Amazon. Step 2: Fill the boxes with compost. Step 3: put in drip irrigation. With a drip system, your vegetables will get water regularly and reliably, and they’ll be happy. Step 4: Plant your seeds.

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Forcing Paperwhites Bulbs in Water

Are you in need for a new, fancy decoration for your home or garden? Do you prefer Paperwhites? Would you prefer the costs to be cheap? What about for free? You can always chose the second alternative and make things by yourself, without spending a penny. Here you can learn how to force Paperwhites bulbs in water and have a ...

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Seed Planting Tool

Materials you’ll need for this project: One sheet of pegboard – 2-foot by 4-foot dimension (you will use half of it) One sheet of good quality plywood – 2-foot by 2-foot dimension Two packages of Fluted Dowel Pins – ¼ inch diameter, 1 ¼ inch length Package of #8 X ¾ inch wood screws Carpenters wood glue Two 4.88″ inch ...

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