It's July and it's sizzlin' hot! It's time for
baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and The Gardener's Network, where every
day is a gardening day. As we enjoy those lazy, hazy, crazy days of
summer, we prepare a lot of meals on the grill. Make sure to check out
our growing list of
To many people, July and August is one big holiday. As
gardeners, we too certainly consider July and August one big holiday
...... as it's our gardening season. You spend a lot of time keeping
your garden growing strong, and reaping the bountiful harvest of your
efforts. Set aside a little time to celebrate the many holidays that
come along in July and August.
Pest Control - Your flowers and veggies are up and growing. ......kewl!
You are anxiously awaiting the harvest. So are the birds, deer, rabbits,
and a vast army of other pests. Check out the all new Buffet Buster! It ends
their snack time...period.
Succession planting maximizes the output of your garden, and provides
produce for the table over a longer period of time. All it takes is a little
planning, and the proper timing. More on succession
Enjoying the Harvest - Harvesting the first few fruits and
vegetables is a real joy. In short order, you go from a few Zucchini
and a couple heads of lettuce, to more than you can handle.
What you need is more different and unique recipes.
Blueberry harvest is underway! Blueberries taste good and are good
for you. And, they are ripening up right now. If you're growing 'em, you'd
better protect them from birds.
Top Ten Gardening Tips for July: One of the exciting things about
gardening, is there is always something new to learn, and
ideas to try out in your own garden. Grab a garden tip or two to
use this month. See: July
Composting starts now.... and continues all season long. Correction:
make that "all year" long. From kitchen scraps, to corn husks, to garden
weeds, there's always something available The best gardens are grown by gardeners who make
their own compost. And, it's so easy to do. Our composting section is
the largest on the net for this important gardening topic.
Organic gardening is healthy and growing. Perhaps one of the reasons
you grow your own herbs and vegetables is to produce healthier food for you
and your family. Even if you're not an organic gardening purist, there are
a lot of easy to use organic gardening tips to make the food you eat even
healthier for you!
More on Organic Gardening
Today's Home Garden Recipe Suggestions: You grew it. Now, cook it.
Today's Deep Thought:
"Gardeners know the best dirt."
On the Light Side:
Spuds Trivia -
What do you know about potatoes?
Holidays - A reason to celebrate!
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