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75 Berry Varieties A to Z List of Berries

There are many - many types of berries, they come in a multitude of shapes, sizes, flavors and various cultivars can be grown anywhere from the arctic circle such as cloud berries, well into the tropics. Full Article



Lemonquats compared to other Citrus Fruits

Lemonquats

Not too long ago I stumbled upon a unique little citrus tree known as a Lemonquat, although in some circles it is called a sunquat or lemon drop. It's a tasty little citrus that can be devoured rind and all. The rind is a tad sweet and the flesh is a tad tart, not as sour as a lemon but certainly a contender. Full Article



Rototiller Tips

Rototilling Your Spring Garden

Hard compacted soil is nearly impossible to garden in. It impedes the progress of plant roots striving to grow and hampers the flow of water, oxygen and nutrients to where it is needed. In very small gardens it's practical to simply turn the soil with a spade. In some bigger gardens, unless you want to skip your work out at the gym and get your workout in the garden, a rototiller has become the modern tool of choice. Full Article



Sea Shore

Sea Shore Vegetable Gardens

Your standard all American vegetable garden does not fare well at the ocean side. The winds are at times very strong, too heavy for most plants. The soil structure is degraded by persistent exposure to ocean salts. The sodium draws moisture from plants and burns roots as it leaches nutrients. But you can still grow many common vegetables as well as some not so common ones down by the sea shore. Full Article






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