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Fertilizer, Mulch, Compost, and Soil Vegetable Gardening Questions 
Is it better to compost and fertilize my vegetable garden in the fall, or is it better to do it in spring, or both? Answer: It is best to add a 2-3 …

Growing Cabbage, Broccoli, Rapini, Kale, and Brussels Sprouts 
We have both red and green cabbage planted in our garden. The plants have lots of leaves, but no heads are forming yet. Someone mentioned that …

Berry, Rhubarb & Melon Questions 
Do the gooseberries appear on each year's new growth? Do the plants have to be pruned and if so when? ANSWER: Gooseberry bushes can be pruned …

Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening 
We recently built a raised bed garden from 2x8 and 2x12 wood planks. Is there anything that can be put on the inside of the box (garden side) that will …

Growing Potatoes, Onions, and Corn 
I have onions in my garden from last year. Do I cut off the tops so they will grow larger or what do I do? ANSWER: If you cut off the tops, the …

General Vegetable Gardening Questions and Answers 
Should you plant a garden when the ground is wet? ANSWER: In general, no. It is best to wait until the soil is damp, but not soggy-wet. Some types …

Vegetable Garden Pests, Weeds, and Diseases 
I have 5 lettuce plants that are doing wonderfully. This is my first attempt at gardening. I just went out to check them and noticed teeny little black …

Questions About Growing Tomatoes 
I have two indoor tomato plants. They are now blooming. My neighbor tells me that they won't do anything because there is no way for them to be with the …

All About Growing Green Beans, String Beans, and Peas 
Will green beans shoot out again if they are broken off an inch above the ground? ANSWER: Unfortunately, if there are no leave remaining on the …

Growing Cucumbers, Squash, Zucchini, and Pumpkins 
Can you grow cushaw in your garden and how much space is needed? ANSWER: Yes, cushaw squash can be grown in a home garden in southern and southwestern …

Growing Carrots and Beets in Vegetable Gardens 
Why do my carrots always curl? ANSWER: Carrots tend to curl when there is too much clay in the soil composition. They branch, twist, and turn to make …

Vegetable Garden Seeds and Germination Questions Not rated yet
How long does it take for green beans to germinate? ANSWER: It depends on the soil temperature, moisture, air temperature, and the bean seed …

Watering and Irrigation Systems for Vegetable Gardens Not rated yet
When planting tomatoes, do you put them with a water trench around the plant to help hold the water? When watering corn, is it better to use over-head …

Growing lettuce, spinach, collard greens, leafy vegetables Not rated yet
How do you get collard green seeds from the plant? ANSWER: Leave some leaves on one or two collard plants in the fall. After they over-winter, …

Container Gardens, Vertical Gardens, Gardening with Trellises Not rated yet
Which direction do I put trellises in my raised boxes so they don't shade the other vegetables? I want to incorporate several trellises. I will have …

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