Big Blog Of Gardening

An eco-friendly blog concerned with conscientious stewardship of the environment. BBOG shares information on organic methods of growing vegetables, fruit, shrubs, trees and your lawn, too. No man-made chemicals necessary here.

Prune those tomato suckers! | Big Blog Of Gardening

Technically, tomato suckers are new stems. If allowed to develop, they’ll even flower and bear fruit. However, suckers draw nutrients away from the main tomato stem, weakening it, and depriving already developed lateral shoots of the nutrition their developing flower buds and fruit require.

How To Grow Onions: Which Types Are Best For My Area?

Perhaps you’ve wondered why certain onions grew spectacular bulbs in your vegetable garden and why others just sort of sat there doing a whole lot of nothing. The reason could be that you grew a short-day onion when you live in an area where you need to grow a long-day onion. Yep, all onions are not created equally.

Perhaps you’ve wondered why certain onions grew spectacular bulbs in your vegetable garden and why others just sort of sat there doing a whole lot of nothing. The reason could be that you grew a short-day onion when you live in an area where you need to grow a long-day onion. Yep, all onions are not created equally.

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