Number Of Plants Needed Per Person

Cucumbers 6 plants on trellises Tomatoes 9 plants Zucchini 5 plants Bell Peppers 19 plants Cabbage 2 plantings Lettuce 2 plantings Beans 2 plantings Chard Beets 2 plantings Carrots 2 plantings Spinach 2 plantings Radishes 2 plantings Parsley Green Onions sets Leeks Broccoli Cauliflower Peas sugar snaps Brussels sprouts Drive stakes to support your cucumbers and tomatoes before you plant them. This prevents damage to the plant roots. Keep weeds and grass mowed around the edge of the garden so...

Disadvantages of mulching

Despite what you may think from reading the preceding paragraphs, mulching is not the answer to every gardener's prayer. For one thing, if the soil is not in very good shape, a mulch may do more harm than good by keeping it hidden from view. For another, organic mulches are high in carbon, and the microorganisms breaking them down will use up some of the soil's nitrogen to restore the balance. There is also a danger that in damp areas certain kinds of mulches will provide the perfect home for...

Greenhouse Construction

Porch Framing Construction Design

All the different types of greenhouses have their individual advantages and disadvantages, depending on the circumstances of their intended use. The following should help you determine which type is most suitable for you. Designed for year-round use. the new Sun-Porch model is an insulated winter greenhouse that converts to a summer screened room. It features heavy-duty bronze-finish aluminum framing with 1-inch insulated glass-clear or bmnze-tinted Ptexiglas. Do-it-yourself assembly. Designed...