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Gardening is the practice of growing and cultivating plants, typically in a backyard or other outdoor space. It can involve a wide range of activities, including planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning, and pest control.

Gardening can be done for a variety of reasons, including to produce food, to beautify the landscape, or simply for the enjoyment of tending to plants.

There are many different types of gardens, including vegetable gardens, flower gardens, herb gardens, and fruit gardens. The type of garden that is right for you will depend on your interests and the climate in which you live.

Some common vegetables that are grown in a garden include tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and lettuce. Flowers that can be grown include roses, daisies, and sunflowers. Herbs that are common in a garden include rosemary, basil, and mint.

How to grow Beefsteak Tomatoes – GIY Plants

Beefsteak tomato sitting on dill

The largest tomato in regular commercial production is the Beefsteak tomato (Solanum lycopersicum “Beefsteak”). Beefsteak tomatoes are known for their large, ridged, irregularly shaped fruit. Which weigh on average from 6-10 oz (170-280 g) to a record-breaking 7 lbs. 12 oz. (3.51kg). The name “Beefsteak” originates in the US. Where the Campbell Soup Company first …

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Variegated Banana Tree Care (White & Red) – GIY Plants

Close up of green and white Variegated Banana Tree leaf

Said to originate from Hawaii (by way of Polynesia). The Variegated Banana Tree or Musa x paradisiaca “Ae Ae” is a highly sought-after, hybrid banana plant. Known for its white-striped variegated foliage, trunk, and fruit. Other common names for this beautiful cultivar include Royal Variegated Banana Plant, Variegated Hawaiian Banana, Sacred Banana, Variegated Musa, or …

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No-Till Gardening Method (Pros & Cons) – GIY Plants

no till vegetable garden bed

Most people associate gardening with the repetitive tasks of digging and weeding. The assumption is that digging will provide more oxygen to the soil. And weeding will free up nutrients for the actual plants you’re hoping to cultivate. However, no-till gardening enthusiasts, who are rising in numbers, will tell you the opposite. Too much digging …

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