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How to Grow a TON of Pumpkins!

Pumpkins are part of the cucurbit family of vegetables. Cucurbits are veggies like cucumbers, zucchini, button squash, watermelons and even gourds. I’ve been growing and eating a ton of pumpkins this past year- I’ve eaten them fresh, frozen them, made soup, given them away, you name it. You can do this too, by following my

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Do These 5 Things to Grow More Veggies All season

At the start of any growing season, people plant like crazy with the excitement of growing vegetables. The excitement can quickly die down though, when those veggies start to pitter out before the season is fully finished, leaving gaps in your garden bed & a gap of time where you could still be growing, harvesting

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How to use a tiller or rotary hoe in the backyard?

This video goes through a standard tiller (one that I personally own) and gives a rundown of how it works. After the chat, the video then shows the tiller working and how after the ground is tilled it is made into furrows and then prepared for growing vegetables with irrigation hose and weed matting. So,

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How to make a strong tomato trellis?

This video explains how to make a trellis specifically for growing tomatoes but it really can be used for any other food crop requiring support to grow. The demonstration shows how the posts are dug and set and the wire strung across and tensioned to make a solid support structure for growing tomatoes.

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Heirloom vegetables – what are they?

Heirloom vegetables isn't the most exciting topic and my wife would say this video doesn't help the cause but for those of us who love our heirloom backyard fruits and vegetables, heirloom is an exciting topic indeed. Heirloom seeds are a growing industry (somewhat of a resurgence) due to the large farming practices using too

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Lemongrass growing transplanting demo and uses

Those who know the herb lemongrass probably know about the huge range of products it can be used to make like citronella to keep the mosquitos away, cosmetics, creams, food flavouring etc. However, not many people realise how easy lemongrass is to grow and how it can be used in the garden not only as

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Toro Timecutter Mower Fabricated Deck Review

Toro has a great name when it comes to ride-on mowers and their zero turn range are no exception. I don't have a huge property by any means but 3 acres can still be a fair bit to mow and that's why I have a ride-on. Lucky for me a good friend of mine whom

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Easy and Cheap DIY Fruit Fly Trap

Fruit fly is a major problem for many food gardeners all around the world! The female fruit fly lays her eggs under the skin of the fruit by using a stinger on her abdomen. The eggs quickly develop into larva (maggots) which spoil the fruit badly. Chemical sprays are effective but they are also extremely

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