How much boron should you use in a vegetable garden?

Answer Very little in general. Boron occurs in very small amounts in soil - less than 1 part per million so you have to be very cautious in trying to correct it. The balance is upset by excess of the majo... Read More »

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Why should one grow a vegetable garden?

Planting a vegetable garden has other benefits besides being a pleasurable hobby. You can save money, eat well, exercise and relax through gardening.Save MoneyWhen you plant a vegetable garden, you... Read More »

How deep should mounds be in a vegetable garden?

On One Hand: Mounds Offer Improved Drainage and Sun ExposureMounds improve drainage, have less compacted soil and provide greater surface area for sunlight to warm the soil. Experts generally recom... Read More »

How often should you fertilize a vegetable garden?

Fertilizer is a vital part of your garden. Choosing the correct one and the amount necessary can determine success or failure. Plants need 16 nutrients to grow well. Many of these nutrients--like ... Read More »

When should you start a vegetable garden?

On One Hand: Winter Is OverThe soil in your garden should be frost-free and warmed to a temperature of at least 40 degrees. Cold weather crops should be planted early in the growing season. The cro... Read More »