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How to Grow Tomatoes

Learning how to grow tomatoes can be fun and rewarding as well as tasty. They are a versatile and delicious fruit that can be used in a variety of dishes. They are also relatively easy to grow, making them a popular choice for home gardeners. In this article, we will discuss everything you need to know about how to grow tomatoes, including the best time of year to grow, containers versus garden beds, nutrients, when to fertilize, equipment needed, the best time to pick them, and how to tell if they are ripe.

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Cheap Soil vs Expensive Soil

Firstly, what is soil really? From making mud pies as kids to planting flowers, but what is in it? Soil is a mixture of minerals, organic matter, water, air, and living organisms that cover the surface of the Earth. It is a complex and dynamic system that supports life by providing a medium for plant …

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Are Heirloom Plants Easy to grow?

Heirloom vegetables can be a great choice for home gardeners who want to grow a wider variety of vegetables and love the idea of the  preservation of genetic diversity. Heirlooms are typically open-pollinated varieties that have been passed down through many generations of grower, and they often have a better flavors, colours, richer in nutrients and come in shapes that are different from more commonly available hybrid varieties.

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Some native Australian ladybird species are known to be beneficial predators, feeding on aphids and other garden pests, similar to their counterparts in other regions. They contribute to natural pest control and can be valuable allies in maintaining a healthy garden ecosystem.