Gardening Ideas by Englishgardener

Tomato Plants for FreeTomato Plants for Free
By Englishgardener on June 11, 2017

We were all taught to remove the lateral shoots when growing tomato plants. This is the shoot that appears in the axis between the stem and leaf, also known as axial shoot, sucker, etc. The removal of these shoots would enable the plant to put all of its energy into fruit production. We were advised to pick out and discard, but not anymore!

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Rustic Raised BedsRustic Raised Beds
By Englishgardener on December 5, 2016

There are many benefits to using raised beds. Here's one way to make a nice attractive rustic raised bed.

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PVC Pipe Strawberry TowerPVC Pipe Strawberry Tower
By Englishgardener on September 24, 2016

How to create a tower of fresh strawberries when you have no space.

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Simple, Inexpensive Vertical GardeningSimple, Inexpensive Vertical Gardening
By Englishgardener on September 6, 2016

Vertical gardening is the ideal solution wherever space is at a premium. Create a vertical herb garden right outside your kitchen door. Do you live in a condo with a small patio? No problem. Vertical gardening is the Ideal solution.

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Strawberry TowerStrawberry Tower
By Englishgardener on August 12, 2016

I had several terra cotta strawberry planters, but the amount of space I could give them was limited, so I came up with a solution.

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