peat pellets, seedlings

Start Seeds Easily with Peat Pellets

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An easy way to start your seeds is with peat pellets. Peat pellets are compressed discs of Sphagnum peat moss. You can find these at all garden centers and most big box stores. You can buy them with a plastic tray and cover or just the pellets separately. Peat Pots Peat pots are made with sphagnum peat moss and wood …

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Companion Planting Techniques

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Companion Planting Techniques Companion planting is the practice of using various plants to improve conditions in the garden. Some plants are excellent at deterring one or more pests, while others will improve soil conditions, and improve the flavour of nearby vegetables. The goal is to have a diverse garden mimics what we see in nature. In today’s world, mono-crops have become …

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How to Grow Tomatoes

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How to Grow Tomatoes Growing tomatoes is not hard, but there are some things to learn. Tomatoes are amongst the most popular plants in the garden. To grow the best tomatoes you need to prepare the soil and provide the proper nutrients and care. When growing tomatoes you’ve probably come across cracked, brown, or bruised looking tomatoes, and other problems. Sometimes these …