Plant your potatoes in reusable grocery bags. Made out of the same material as the potato grow bags you buy for $20 each at garden supply stores. I have alot of these bags, so I'll be trying this. Wonder if I can grow sweet potatoes in these? I really don't see why not.
Why are my plants turning yellow? If your vegetable garden or house plants have gone from verdant to flavescent, it could be a sign of health issues like too much water or too few nutrients. A new infographic offers tips for getting to the root of the problem.
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Backyard Farmers: 25 Websites You Should Be Reading! Backyard farming is crucial nowadays, with rising prices and chemical use in grocers, and should be the main focus of the garden. Flowers are wonderful but food is vital! Plus there are quite a few varieties of edible flowers that are both lovely to look at and munch on.
Use shredded paper as mulch in the garden. It keeps the ground cool and smothers weeds. After the shreds have been laid down and watered, they form a blanket similar to papier-mâché. Water still gets through, but the weeds can’t. Potatoes and peppers love it.