Secrets to growing tomatoes

Plant tomatoes where they will get at least 10 hours of light in summer. Alternate your tomato bed between even just two spots and you diminish the risk of soilborne diseases such as bacterial spot and early blight. When buying tomato…

Geranium Budworm Control

Those worms on your geraniums are The larvae of a small, beige moth called Heliothis virescens or Helicoverpa virescens, which feeds especially on Nicotiana species. The budworms are one of the most destructive pests of tobacco and cotton…

Seed Spacing Template

How to make a seed spacing template: Take a 2' wide piece of plywood and we cut it 2' x 2', then measure it into 2" grids. then use 3/4" wood screws at the 2" marks, and then screwe the wine corks that were cut into 1" length onto each…

Raised-bed vegetable garden

How to: Step 1: Set up raised-bed boxes. We choose five cedar boxes called miniframbox you can get them from Amazon. Step 2: Fill the boxes with compost. Step 3: put in drip irrigation. With a drip system, your vegetables will get water…

Seed Planting Tool

Materials you'll need for this project: One sheet of pegboard - 2-foot by 4-foot dimension (you will use half of it) One sheet of good quality plywood – 2-foot by 2-foot dimension Two packages of Fluted Dowel Pins – ¼ inch diameter, 1 ¼…