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Development of Disease – And Pest-Resistant Potatoes

All living organisms are prone to certain diseases, not least of which is the humble potato which, by the way, is the fourth largest crop in the world after wheat, rice and corn! In fact the potato is prone to so many different diseases, and is attacked by so many lethal pests, that horticulturists have made it their business to develop many varieties of disease-resistant potato.

The Best Spinach Quiche Ever

A quick and easy recipe for quiche that uses up homegrown Swiss chard or spinach in the best possible way. You’ll love this one, even if you have absolutely no prior cooking experience.

How to Choose the Right Chainsaw

When it comes to choosing the right chainsaw, many of us wouldn’t give it a second thought. Our cave man tendencies begin to show and straight away we would pick out the meanest, baddest looking chainsaw we could find as if to begin the classic school yard banter “my chainsaw is bigger than yours”. Well it’s one thing to have the biggest chainsaw in the forest and quite another to be able to lift and use it effectively.

Prevent Trouble In Your Garden Before It Starts

A variety of troubles are going to occur in your garden. The nature of the plant is important here, some hardy shrubs may remain trouble free all their lives, an old-fashioned Rose may be host to an assortment of pests and diseases every season.

Dry Farming Tomatoes for Full Flavour

The idea of “dry farming” tomatoes is fascinating for anyone who is passionate about sustainable living and eco-friendly farming practises. But it is not something that anybody can do.

Hydroponic or Aquaponic

People who have experienced a hydroponic system will find it to be an easy transition to turn to aquaponic gardening. The reason for saying this is you have an open mind to adventure into other methods of farming or gardening. One works with man made formulas and the other works with nature’s living sources.

Aquaponics – Water Source

Aquaponic gardening is an enjoyable, and a very rewarding way to grow fresh crops naturally. A water source being a major component of a successful system is for the most part never thought about until it is time to fill the pond and stock fish. It is very important that you know what is in the water before you expose either fish or plant life to it.

When To Use A Garden Tiller

Starting a garden is easily one of the most exciting things you can do. The problem which comes up is not knowing about when you should consider using a garden tiller to help you in dealing with your garden starting adventure!

Do You Really Need To Fertilize Your Tomatoes?

Fertilizing tomatoes isn’t always required; you have to use your own judgement. However, even if it’s not always required it can improve your yields if you fertilize properly.

Pruning Tomatoes – Learn The Right Way To Do It

Pruning tomatoes is easy once you know what is required and how to do it. Learn how to prune tomato plants in this short article.

Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces

Do not let the lack of space be a reason or an excuse to not have a vegetable garden at your home. Thousands of people are in the same situation as you and that is the space they have available to grow fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs from seeds is very limited.

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