Copyright (c) 2018 en-us Vegetable Gardener - "Soil" tag posts Vegetable Gardener - "Soil" tag posts Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:26:42 -0500 Vegetable Gardener - "Soil" tag posts Vegetable Gardener - "Soil" tag posts <![CDATA[How To Efficiently Prepare Your Garden For Winter]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:43:43 -0500 How To Efficiently Prepare Your Garden For Winter Posted by Philip P.
Owning a garden brings along numerous benefits including instant access to fresh produce, complete control over what you grow and what chemicals and products you use as well as making a positive... ]]>
<![CDATA[Preparing for the Magic of Spring]]> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 18:32:23 -0500 Preparing for the Magic of Spring Posted by Philip P.
Spring is almost here, and with it comes the promise of fresh fruits and vegetables and beautiful blooms. As any gardener can tell you, there's a kind of magic in working with the land to produce... ]]>
<![CDATA[Raised Bed Installation & Building Tips]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Raised Bed Installation & Building Tips Posted by yourownvictorygarden
Putting in a raised bed garden? Here are some “builders tips” to make the project easier. ]]>
<![CDATA[New Book for Gardeners: The Soil Will Save Us ]]> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 08:00:00 -0500 New Book for Gardeners: The Soil Will Save Us Posted by WesternGardener
If you’re worried about the climate crisis, it’s time to stop looking at the thermometer and start looking beneath your feet. Kristin Ohlson helps us discover how the health of our planet depends on the health of our soils in her important new book. ]]>
<![CDATA[Clay Soil - gardening]]> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:59:22 -0500 BujjiDoll
We just bought new Home. Our builder gave some evergreens in bed front of home. The soil looks like clay. There is lot of gravel in the soil. The evergreens not diet but not growing either. I planted... ]]>
<![CDATA[Transplanting a Tomato Shoot]]> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:04:08 -0500 Transplanting a Tomato Shoot Posted by MikeTheGardener
In this video I show how easy it is to transplant a tomato shoot. ]]>
<![CDATA[Make a Lightweight Potted Garden With Less Soil!]]> Thu, 17 May 2012 23:54:56 -0500 Make a Lightweight Potted Garden With Less Soil! Posted by ShirleyBovshow
One of my favorite "gardening accessories" is the Ups-A-Daisy planter insert that allows me to garden in large pots without filling them up with soil! Watch and let me know what you use to make your... ]]>
<![CDATA[Choosing the Right Tiller for your Home Vegetable Garden]]> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 08:06:34 -0500 Choosing the Right Tiller for your Home Vegetable Garden Posted by MikeTheGardener
My dad’s tool of choice for his garden was his trusty pitchfork, which he has since passed on to me. While I love using the pitchfork and digging in the dirt, nothing speeds up cultivating the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Are You Ready for Garlic?]]> Fri, 05 Aug 2011 11:57:34 -0500 Are You Ready for Garlic? Posted by Dwiggit
Being Unprepared Stinks! Are you ready to plant garlic? Maybe not. After all, it’s still summer, it’s hot and autumn seems a long way away. But garlic planting time will be here before... ]]>
<![CDATA[Watering Your Seed(ling)s]]> Mon, 28 Feb 2011 07:00:00 -0500 Watering Your Seed(ling)s Posted by yourownvictorygarden
There are basically three methods ror watering your seeds (or your seedlings). ]]>
<![CDATA[QUESTION: Soil Temperature]]> Tue, 20 Apr 2010 18:30:00 -0500 QUESTION: Soil Temperature Posted by FawmGurl
I am always quite uncertain when I am planting certain vegetables in the spring with regard to those who are quite cold sensitive.  Is there a general rule of thumb regarding how to know when... ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Test Soil in Your Vegetable Garden]]> Mon, 01 Mar 2010 11:50:00 -0500 Video: How to Test Soil in Your Vegetable Garden Posted by VegetableGardener
One of the most important steps you can take in starting a vegetable garden is to make sure you have good soil. But you can't tell what condition your soil is in just by looking at it. That's where... ]]>
<![CDATA[DIY Soil Sifter]]> Mon, 15 Feb 2010 20:55:11 -0500 DIY Soil Sifter Posted by yourownvictorygarden
Here's a DIY project that will help you separate your soil ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants = Healthy People]]> Sun, 09 Aug 2009 17:06:26 -0500 Video: Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants = Healthy People Posted by TheGardenGirl
The healthier your soil, the better your vegetables will grow. Watch this video to see what makes healthy soil. ]]>
<![CDATA[Mmmm... Free Coffee Grounds For Your Plants!]]> Sat, 18 Jul 2009 14:42:25 -0500 Mmmm... Free Coffee Grounds For Your Plants! Posted by yourownvictorygarden
Starbucks doesn't just have great coffee. They also have a good amendment for your plants... coffee grounds. Here's the best part - it's FREE for the asking! ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Soil Testing]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2009 06:00:00 -0500 Video: Soil Testing Posted by TheGardenGirl
Successful vegetable gardening starts with soil.  I brought in Mark Highland, a soil scientist, to evaluate the soil in my raised bed and test the nutrients and pH with tests that you can do for yourself at home. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Dirt on Soil]]> Mon, 04 May 2009 11:35:27 -0500 mswift
How does a garden grow? Feed the soil and the soil will feed you. ]]>
<![CDATA[Try Soil Bag Planting for No-Dig Beds]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2009 14:10:08 -0500 Try Soil Bag Planting for No-Dig Beds Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Is anyone out there in a hurry? Are you working three jobs, have seven children, or on your way to a fire? This no-dig planting method is the fastest way to a vegetable garden – a soil bag can... ]]>
<![CDATA[The Sludge Report: Using Recycled Municipal Wastewater Solids as a Soil Amendment]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2009 11:20:00 -0500 The Sludge Report: Using Recycled Municipal Wastewater Solids as a Soil Amendment Posted by KitchenGardenerMag
Should you put compost derived from wastewater solids on your kitchen garden? The answers are hard to come by, but the questions are worth asking. ]]>
<![CDATA[Soil-Block Your Seeds]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2009 04:50:00 -0500 Soil-Block Your Seeds Posted by KitchenGardenerMag
A nifty tool plus the right soil mix equals a bounty of seedlings. Using a soil blocker has a lot of advantages. Organic farmer Tina Fraser tells what they are how to use one. ]]>