Why Do Veg Plants Bolt? & What Can You Do About It?

Why Do Veg Plants Bolt? & What Can You Do About It?

Bolting refers to the sudden production of flowers in a vegetable plant. This process leads to the formation of seeds, which eventually causes the desired growth of the vegetable to stop. Essentially, bolting in vegetable plants begins the reproductive process, sometimes called the plant “going to seed.” In vegetable plants, bolting is a natural and…

5 Great Reasons to Grow Flowers Alongside Your Vegetables
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5 Great Reasons to Grow Flowers Alongside Your Vegetables

There are several reasons why you should consider planting flowers with your vegetables. Let’s have a look at some of my favourite reasons below. 1. Pest Control How Flowers Help Control Pests One of the great benefits of growing flowers with your vegetables is that they can help control pests. Flowers attract beneficial insects and…

Different Composting Methods: A Comprehensive Guide
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Different Composting Methods: A Comprehensive Guide

Composting is essentially recycling organic waste into nutrient-rich soil for growing fruit, veg and flowers. Several different methods of composting cater to specific needs and locations, such as backyard composting, vermicomposting, and bokashi composting. Hot or cold composting is the most common method for home gardeners, where organic waste is layered in a designated outdoor…

6 Tomato Growing Mistakes to Avoid for a Bountiful Harvest
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6 Tomato Growing Mistakes to Avoid for a Bountiful Harvest

Growing tomatoes can be a gratifying experience, homegrown tomatoes taste so much better than any you would find in a supermarket. However, even experienced gardeners can make mistakes when cultivating these delicious and nutritious plants. To ensure a bountiful harvest, it’s essential to be aware of some common pitfalls and learn how to avoid them….

10 Beginner Raised Bed Gardening Mistakes to Avoid
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10 Beginner Raised Bed Gardening Mistakes to Avoid

Raised bed gardening has become increasingly popular among gardeners of all experience levels, offering a range of benefits such as improved drainage, soil quality, and ease of maintenance. However, like any gardening method, there are potential pitfalls that beginners may encounter. Avoiding these common mistakes can ensure a more successful and enjoyable gardening experience. In…