Epsom Salt: Interesting Uses In Your Garden

by Polly Creating Healthy And Balanced Soil

With the recent push towards “green” living, Epsom salt is an ideal answer to a variety of organic gardening needs. Both cost effective and gentle on your greenery, Epsom salt is an affordable and green treatment for your well-tended plants—both indoors and out. The use of Epsom salts is a gardening tip passed down for […]

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Tomatoes: Question & Answer

by Polly Garden Recipes

I’m going to ask you to guess what the answer is to this question: “What makes tomatoes have thick skin? What do you think it is? What do you think that most gardeners don’t think about until their tomatoes have thick skins that detract from the succulent texture of the tomato. Of course… it’s “What do […]

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Tomatoes, I Love You Fresh From The Garden!

by Polly Green Living

You’ll love tomatoes you’ve grown yourself. Yep, tomatoes you can actually eat! No matter what you say, if you tell me you can’t tell the difference between a store bought tomato and a home grown tomato then you either do not like tomatoes or you are lying. Try slicing both of them and then look […]

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Tomato Blight

by Polly Need To Garden & Eat Organically

Blight on tomatoes is a fungal infection. This fungal pathogen is well known for its ability to produce millions of spores from infected plants under wet weather conditions that favor the disease. Because the fungus that causes late blight produces so many spores, and the spores can travel long distances through the air, it is […]

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Tomatoes: Organic Growing

by Polly How To Choose & Grow

Paying attention to your tomatoes bed mates.  They can make the difference in organic growing. The secret is to plant basil, bee balm, and borage near your tomatoes. These aromatic herbs are the best garden partners your tomatoes will ever have. The scents from these plants repel bugs and boost your plants to new heights! […]

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