Gardening tips

 

Growing vegetables can be  fun and at the same time a rewarding hobby. Vegetables that are primarily used in creating the best salads can be grown in containers as well as in the garden. And growing salad greens can also be a good way in satisfying ones vegetarian appetite. Freshly picked and harvested vegetables for a salad dish is also second to none in terms of freshness and flavor. If 100 percent organic is also what you want, then salad greens grown and harvested from your organic salad garden is the answer.

Here are Simple Guidelines in Growing and Using Greens for your Salads

Grow Your Own Salad

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Are you feeling vegetarian all of a sudden and all you can think and crave is a vegetable salad? Then, the only logical solution is to run to the nearest grocery store and pick out your favorite herbivore delights so that you can satisfy the salad craving that you are feeling. The only problem in this scenario is the veggies themselves. When you go to a grocery to buy your favorite salad veggies, you will never know if the vegetables that you are buying are freshly picked and delivered or it has already been on the shelf and has been touched by many hands before you decided to buy it for your planned salad dinner. So, if you want to be sure that your vegetables and other salad ingredients are 100% fresh and purely organic, the only solution is to grow them yourself.

Growing your very own salad greens will give you endless benefits and advantages compared to buying them in the grocery stores. Advantages like unquestionable freshness of the vegetables, 100 percent organic, no more rushing just to buy veggies, and most importantly it is a money saver. Just make sure that before you start growing your salad vegetables, do a quick research first on the do’s and don’ts regarding growing salad greens.

Also Read15 Tips to Grow, Cut, and Regrow Those Salad Greens

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away. This is only true if the apple that you are eating is 100 percent healthy and free of chemicals. So, how can we make sure that the apple that we are consuming is safe from chemicals? Well, a 100 percent organically grown apple, free of chemically based pesticides and insecticides is your answer.

Here are 6 Tricks in Growing Apples without Pesticide

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1. Select an apple variety

A disease resistant apple is just one- half of the answer in selecting a good apple variety.  The other half is the flavor. In selecting apples, look for apple seeds that were grown and preserved naturally. Heirloom apple seeds are the best to use if you want to grow a disease resistant and flavorful apple tree in your yard.

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Climbing roses can make one’s garden stands out and become the envy of many when it is done properly. With these simple tips, you can make different kinds of roses climb into the different areas in your garden making it look like a paradise once your roses starts blooming in your garden.

6 Tips for Having Climbing Roses in Your Garden

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1. Selection

Choosing the type and color for your climbing rose that will enhance the beauty of your garden is the first step if you want to incorporate climbing roses in your garden. After you have decided the type and color of rose that you want to grow, then, it is now time to plant your climbing rose and formulate a strategy on how do you want your roses to grow and where do you want them when your roses starts climbing.

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Keeping the garden healthy and beautiful without contributing in the destruction of the environment is the main objective of every organic gardener around the world. And one way to achieve this is by using gardening remedies which are organic in nature.

Here Are Ten Organic Remedies That You Can Try For Your Garden

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1. Slug Beer Trap 

Slugs love beer so much that for them it’s a drink to die for, LITERALLY! To set up a slug beer trap, all you need is a container for the beer that you will use. An old ball, cups, and bowls will do. Bury your chosen container just until it is the same level with the soil. Next fill your container with beer and leave it in your garden. When the slugs come for the beer, they will get stuck into the container and the slugs will drown in the process.

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Yes it stinks! But for farmers, beginners and old timers alike, there is no sweeter smell than the aroma of manure being applied and added to the soil to bring out the very best of the garden. Adding manure to the garden will help build the soils carbon compounds that is important in the buildup of the soil structure. A soil rich in organic compounds will give the gardener a healthy, big, and bountiful crops that will make every gardener proud.

Here are 5 Tips On How Manure Can Greatly Help Your Garden

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1. What kind is best to use?

There are many different kinds of animal manure that is good for the soil. Horses, cows, sheep, goats, rabbits, and chicken manure are all tried and proven tested that when applied will bring out the best in the soil. Never use pigs, cats, dogs, and human manure in your garden because the parasites and diseases that are in these types of manure can easily transfer to humans.

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