Long-term, benign neglect in the garden leads to more than just an untidy space. It can evolve into pest and disease problems that destroy your plants fast. Here are a few suggestions to help you avoid that kind of heartburn.
While watering a vegetable garden may not seem particularly daunting on the surface, it actually takes a high level of understanding and commitment to maintain your plants' vigor, while also utilizing the resource with conservation in mind.
If I've learned anything from years of growing kitchen gardens, it is this: vegetables and herbs cannot thrive on excitement alone. To help you avoid future frustration, here are a few tips to get you growing in the right direction.
Trellises are essential for vining plants, such as pole beans, peas, and some varieties of squashes or cucumbers. (Check the tag or the seed packet. Varieties that don’t need a trellis are usually called “bush” variety.)