by Jim Aldwin Growing plants upwards instead of outwards can save you considerable space, and cucumbers, with their natural instinct for climbing, are perfect candidates for this method. Cucumbers (Cucumis sativus) are a favorite among home gardeners due to their ease of … [Read more...]
Why do I have white spots on my squash plant leaves?
QUESTION: I am growing winter squash plants, and I have white spots on my squash plant leaves. What's wrong? And what should I do next? Any ideas? - Jenny R GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: Uh oh! There are a few potential causes of white spots on squash leaves, and I will discuss … [Read more...]
20 Companion Plants for Peppers
By Jennifer Poindexter Are you adding peppers to your home garden? Would you like to get the most bang for your buck in your growing space? Consider companion planting. This type of gardening allows you to plant items next to each other where one (or both) plants receive a … [Read more...]
What is a commercial garden?
QUESTION: What is a commercial garden / market garden? Does it mean that you work in someone else's garden, or you pay money to have space for a garden or is it something else? - Maya G GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: Nope, it isn't a job and it isn't where you pay money for space. … [Read more...]
Biggest Gardening Problems and Mistakes for Beginners – and the Solutions!
by Michelle Smith Most gardeners learn by example or read about gardening and then get out and do it. But they can still make some common mistakes. Here are some common garden mistakes and possible solutions. Gardening Problem: Planting Garden Plants Too Early Even the … [Read more...]
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