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Pet or Pest: Garden Critters

Healthy gardens are teeming with life, and not just plant life. While growing plants, it’s likely that you’ll encounter some cute or creepy crawlies that keep your plants company. Here’s our guide to determining what the presence of these critters mean for your plants.

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The Dirty Secrets to Great Soil

Know your soil type Before you begin planting, you must know your soil type. All soils are a mixture of mineral particles. It categorised into sand, clay, silt, peat, chalk and loam types of soil based on the dominating size of the particles within a soil. Loam is the ideal garden soil. Its balance of ingredients is perfect for herbs and vegetables. It’s porous, allowing water to flow through it slowly enough for plant to access it, but it doesn’t easily become clogged or soggy. It also provides room for air to mix into the soil, allowing the roots of your plant to access enough air. It’s also nutrient-rich! Mulch with care Mulch is any material you spread around or...

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Seedibles’ 7 Growing Tips for Aspiring Plantitos & Plantitas

Grow plants you can eat There’s nothing more cathartic than watching your plant grow from a humble seed to an abundant harvest—the unique feeling of serving it up for dinner after a long day, you can proudly say, “I grew that.” It’s the experience in full circle.  Keep it simple. Make a list of 3-5 plants you enjoy with your meal and focus on those for your first season. Grow from seed Aside from being part of the incredible seed-to-harvest transformation, there are multiple benefits to being there from the very beginning. If you want to grow an organic harvest, it’s important to make sure your plants were not doused in pesticides. This keeps them and you healthier. This is...

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