15+ Most Common Tomato Pests: How to Identify and Control Them
Tomatoes are one of the most widely grown crops but are also prone to numerous pests.
These pests can cause significant damage to the plants, reducing yield and ultimately impacting your harvest.
Published: March 29, 2023.
Will Ammonia Kill Grass, Weeds, And Other Plants?
Ammonia (NH3) in various forms is a very popular and very important nitrogen fertilizer responsible for plant size and lush green leaves.
However, too much of something good is not necessarily better, on the contrary, too much ammonia can kill grass, weeds, and other plants. Read more ...
Published: March 27, 2023.
How to Grow Strawberries Indoors
Growing strawberries indoors can yield great results, but it has some challenges.
If you really like this aromatic and healthy fruit and have some indoor area to spare, give them a chance, they might surprise you.
Updated: March 23, 2023.
Growing Tomatoes In Raised Beds: The Complete How To Guide
Tomatoes prefer slightly acidic, well-drained but moist soil, rich in organic matter and nutrients. Heavy clay types of soil are anything but that.
Many gardeners with heavy clay soil in their gardens quickly give up growing tomatoes and similar plants in their gardens, but they shouldn't since the solution is relatively simple - growing tomatoes in raised beds.
Published: March 20, 2023.
Can Dogs Eat Cherries?
Dogs and cherries may seem like an unlikely combination, but many dog owners may wonder if their furry friends can safely consume this fruit.
The short answer is "No", dogs should not eat cherries. Although dogs can technically eat cherries, there are some important considerations to remember.
Published: March 20, 2023.
Lawn Care: When To Mow New Sod?
Starting the new lawn by laying slabs or rolls of grass sod can shorten the time between enjoying a new, lush, green lawn.
However, a newly established lawn needs plenty of care, including mowing, which raises the old question of how long to wait before mowing new sod?
Published: March 15, 2023.
How To Grow Black Currants and Red Currants In Containers
Growing currants is usually done in the open ground and maybe because of this, growing them in containers rarely comes to one’s mind; but still, they can be grown in containers, too.
Growing them in containers has many advantages, especially in smaller gardens and in a colder climates.
Currants can be very decorative plants, and growing them in containers helps the gardener to place them in the best spot. Also, growing them inside during really cold winters help the currants start the growing season earlier and prevent damage from the frost.
Updated: March 10, 2023.
Introduction to 8-24-24 NPK Fertilizer: When and How To Use It
Fertilizers play a significant role in promoting plant growth and development. While organic fertilizers provide the plants with the required nutrients and improve the soil by increasing the amount of organic matter, improving drainage and water retention, granulated NPK fertilizers also play an important role in growing strong and healthy plants and increasing the yield.
8-24-24 NPK fertilizer is a specific formulation that contains 8% nitrogen, 24% phosphorus, and 24% potassium. This type of fertilizer is ideal for certain types of plants at certain growth stages, and when used correctly, it can promote healthy plant growth, especially flowering and bearing fruits, and in the end, improve the harvest.
Published: March 7, 2023.
Can Dogs Eat Blueberries?
Blueberries on top of a summer fruit salad are mouthwatering as well as nutritious. If one’s dog sees blueberries and is tempted to eat them, should one feed these tiny fruits to the pooch?
The good news is that the answer is ‘yes’! If dog owners are curious about the reasons and want to confirm this fact, here’s why they can feed their pup blueberries.
Updated: March 7, 2023.
Where Do Japanese Beetles Go At Night?
If you're a gardener, you're likely familiar with the scourge of Japanese beetles.
These pests can wreak havoc on your garden, and it's important to know how to identify and manage them in order to keep your plants and flowers healthy.
Published: March 6, 2023.
How To Grow Grass In Clay Soil?
Clay soil is not a very good soil for growing lawn grass directly due to very fine particles that retain water and prevent the normal flow of water (soggy soil) and air in the soil.
Also, during dry weather, clay hardens in almost rock-like material and cracks, damaging the gentle roots and drying even faster.
Published: March 4, 2023.
How to Grow Watermelons in Containers, Flower Pots, and Grow Bags | The Complete Guide
Watermelons can be grown successfully in containers, flower pots, and grow bags if they are provided with the key elements they require: warmth, plenty of sunshine, nutrients, and moist but well-aerated soil.
Watermelons have shallow roots and can be grown in relatively small containers, pots, and grow bags, but they grow vigorously, requiring a constant supply of nutrients and water.
Updated: March 4, 2023.