Home Vegetable Gardening – Vegetable Fruits

Most of these vegetables differ from both the preceding groups in two important ways. First of all, the soil should not be made too rich, especially in nitrogenous manures, such as strong fresh yard-manure; although light dressings of nitrogen fertilizer is often of great help in giving them a quick start–as when setting out in … Read moreHome Vegetable Gardening – Vegetable Fruits

Home Vegetable Gardening – Planting Seedlings

The garden beds should be given a good watering several hours, or the day before planting seedlings. All being ready, with your rows made straight and marked off at the correct distances, lift out the plants with a trowel or transplanting fork, and tear or cut them apart with a knife, keeping as much soil … Read moreHome Vegetable Gardening – Planting Seedlings

Home Vegetable Gardening – The Planting Table

Four things that will be of great assistance to the experienced gardener, and that are indispensable to the success of the beginner. They are the Planting Plan, the Planting Table, the Check List and the Garden Records. The purpose of those four garden helps is simply to make your work less and your returns more. … Read moreHome Vegetable Gardening – The Planting Table

Home Vegetable Gardening – Garden Soil Preparation

Most soils contain the necessary plant food elements to a considerable extent, but only in a very limited degree in available forms. They are locked up in the soil, and only after undergoing physical and chemical changes may be taken up by the feeding roots of plants. They are unlocked only by the disintegration and … Read moreHome Vegetable Gardening – Garden Soil Preparation