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Tag: Planting Vegetables

Create A Salsa Garden

Plant your own salsa garden with the help of Blain’s Farm & Fleet. If you love fresh garden salsa, then this is the perfect project for you! Planting your very own salsa garden is easier than you could ever imagine. Follow these simple instructions from Blain’s Farm & Fleet to grow everything for delicious, fresh salsa. How to Create a Salsa Garden: 1. Determine a size and a location in(…)

Starting Seeds Indoors Using Peat Pellets

Starting seeds indoors is easy with peat pellets from Blain’s Farm & Fleet. Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to plan out your vegetable garden. While the outside may be too cold to plant, right now is the time to begin starting seeds indoors. Follow these simple tricks so the time you can start planting, you’ll have a batch of vegetables that will be ready for your(…)

5 Easy-to-Grow Vegetables

Start your own vegetable garden with these five easy-to-grow vegetables. If you’re new to the world of vegetable gardening, you’ll probably want to start with some easy-to-grow vegetables. With your own vegetable garden, you can enjoy fresh produce and even start home canning. Blain’s Farm & Fleet is here to help you get started with five foolproof, easy-to-grow vegetables. 1. Carrots Carrots are easy to plant and grow. You’ll want(…)

Growing a Container Vegetable Garden

Follow these easy tips to grow your own container vegetable garden. Do you have a green thumb, but nowhere to grow the bountiful vegetables and herbs that you want? You don’t need a ton of space to grow plants and vegetables. All you really need is a place to plot the soil, some water, sun and little creativity. Follow these simple container vegetable garden tricks, and you’ll be able to(…)

Companion Planting a Garden

We understand our impact on the world around us and how we relate to plants. We use them for shelter, building our homes, we use fruits and vegetables to give us food to nourish our bodies. Have you ever given thought to how plants relate to each other? Companion planting vegetable and plants can help your vegetable garden thrive. Different Ways Companion Planting Works Companion plants help each other grow:(…)

Crop Rotation Tips for Hobby Farm Beginners

Crop rotation may seem like an old fashioned farming method. Let us tell you why it is essential for your hobby farm. What is Crop Rotation? Crop rotation is a farming practice where different crops are grown in the same area of a field or garden, and are rotated every season. The main purpose of rotating crops is to change the nutrients in the soil. Crop rotation is also used(…)

Starting Seeds Indoors

There are several advantages to starting seeds indoors, instead of buying plants at a nursery. For instance, when you start with seeds you have a much larger variety of plants to choose from and it costs much less to buy plants as seeds. But, do your research on which plants are best to germinate at home, especially if you are new to the practice. Indoor seeding is necessary for many(…)

How to Start a Vegetable Garden

A vegetable garden can be a fun and healthy hobby for you and your family. Starting a vegetable garden is a great way to grow your own organic food. Bring the garden to your kitchen table with your very own vegetable garden. Location & Space Sun is¬†important for almost any vegetable garden. Pick a space that gets six to eight hours of direct sun a day. We suggest planting leafy(…)

USDA Hardiness Zones and Gardening

Find out which USDA hardiness zone you’re in before starting a garden. USDA hardiness zones are an important factor when considering starting a garden.¬† You’ve made a plan of where you want your plants and what you think looks best, but have you ever considered about what plants will thrive in your area? The United States is a huge country, spanning from the Atlantic to the Pacific. From dry deserts,(…)

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