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Grow Tomato

Growing Tomatoes in Containers; Part #2

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Seed Selection: Seed selection is very important when growing food. I personally recommend avoiding GMO seeds at all costs, and I tend to shy away from hybrids as well. We grow all our crops from heirloom seeds, and we harvest seeds from our crops for future seasons. The same will apply to selecting seeds for growing tomatoes in container gardens. In laymen’s terms, there are generally two varieties of tomato plants; determinate and indeterminate. The determinate variety grows in smaller, bushier clumps. They will produce a bumper crop and then the plant dies. The indeterminate variety tend to be the […]
Tomatoes

Growing Tomatoes in Containers; Part #1

by gardenguru
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Have you ever wanted to enjoy fresh, wholesome, deliciously homegrown tomatoes without occupying most of your property with unsightly and unruly tomato plants? When grown in a garden, tomato plants and vines can be difficult to contain; however, tomato plants grow quite nicely when placed into large containers. Tomatoes tend to be a favorite vegetable for most people. For those living in limited space conditions, such as apartment buildings, townhouses, or condos, being able to grow tomatoes on balconies, or even rooftops, is a blessing and one of the many reasons gardeners opt to grow them in containers. Here are […]
Avocado

Grow Your Own Avocados

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If you are interested in eating healthy, then you have probably heard of avocados and how beneficial they can be to have in your diet. Do you enjoy guacamole? It is a guilt-free snack that can only be made using this fantastic fruit; didn’t know avocados were fruit? Well, now you do, and there are several advantages of eating them on a regular basis. Avocados possess an amazing amount of health-related benefits. In fact, those who are health conscious have not only added avocados to their diet plans, many of them are growing their own from the comfort of home. […]