How Do You Know When to Harvest Basil?

Basil is definitely one of the most beloved aromatic herbs in the world. It not only comes in many varieties and it is used in many dishes but it is also easy to grow both indoors or outdoors. But even if basil is one of those herbs that everybody grows in a pot, it seems that many cultivators are confused when it comes to harvesting. The basil leaves don’t need to ripe so many find it difficult to understand when to harvest basil without causing damage to the plant. When To Harvest Basil This is one of the questions that tormented me when I first started to grow basil. Although many gardening experts claim that basil can be harvested as soon as the plant reaches …

10 Top Landscaping Tips for Early Spring

Spring is officially here—even if warm weather hasn’t reached all fifty states just yet. If you’re itching to get to work on your spring landscaping, here are some projects that you can start now. 1) Start researching which plants you’d like to grow this season and when to plant them based on your zone. Order seeds, bulbs, and saplings now so they’ll arrive when it’s time to plant. 2) When the ground is no longer frozen and the danger of frost has passed, you can begin to plant early flowering bushes like forsythias, rhododendrons, hydrangeas, lilacs, and azaleas; and trees like redbuds, magnolias, and dogwoods. 3) If you’re not happy with the current location of any plants, move them while they’re still dormant. Be sure …

How Much Sun Do Tomatoes Need? The Age Old Question

Used in a wide variety of salads and in many other recipes, tomatoes stand among the most popular vegetables on Earth. They are succulent and delicious, relatively easy to grow both indoors and in the garden and are rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Despite their popularity, many newbies wonder how much sun do tomatoes need to grow and ripe well. For this reason, we decided to answer this frequent question. Stay tuned to find out the answer. How Much Sun Do They Need? To put it plain simple: plenty. Tomato plants need at least six hours of full sun exposure daily, but if you want to achieve the best results, increase the yield and grow sweeter fruits, you might aim to give your tomato plants …

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Indoor Vegetable Gardening: 37 Edibles You Can Grow Indoors In The Winter

Gardening is fun, but if you don’t have a garden or if you live in a cold climate, growing your own vegetables might seem impossible.Nevertheless, there are alternative solutions if you want to eat your organic veggies no matter where you live. If you don’t have a garden where to build a greenhouse, you can create your own indoor vegetable garden by simply using pots and seeds of your favorite vegetables. There are quite a few options you can choose from when it comes to growing vegetables indoors. If you want to find out which goodies you can grow in pots, read this Indoor Vegetable Gardening: 37 Edibles You Can Grow Indoors In The Winter. Blog Post by: LOYALGARDENER.COM Indoor Vegetable Gardening 1. Tomatoes 2. …