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Why Do Tomatoes Crack?

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 1:22pm
Everyone loves a good tomato but sometimes there are problems. Take cracking in tomatoes for instance. Cracking in tomatoes might seem concerning but the answer to why this happens is very simple: inconsistent moisture! Often tomato cracking can appear when there has been a dry spell followed by significant rainfall. The fix is also very …

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End of July 2020 Garden Tour

Sun, 08/02/2020 - 9:15am
Through my YouTube channel I’ve been doing an end of the month tour of our garden each month. This July was a rough month for us personally and resulted in less time in the garden. Overall I’m happy with the garden this year and the produce we are getting. The tomatoes and peppers are the …

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Test Post

Sat, 08/01/2020 - 3:28pm

Here is a test post for trouble shooting.

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Hello world!

Sat, 08/01/2020 - 1:09pm

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!

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Sorry for the disruption!

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 8:23pm

Growing The Home Garden is currently down for maintenance and updates but will be back up soon. Sorry for any inconvenience!

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Treating Early Blight on Tomatoes

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 8:13am
Brown or gray spots on your tomato plants? It could be early blight. Here is what causes it, how to prevent it, and what to do once you have blight on your tomato plants.
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Garden Tour End June 2020 from Growing the Home Garden

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:13pm
Welcome to the end of June 2020 Garden tour! Our garden is in Middle TN south of Nashville in Zone 7. Check out what is growing today!
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Essential Beginning Gardener Tools

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 6:52am
This year with the advent of the virus many people found themselves with time to spend in their gardens. Which means that a lot of new gardeners have started gardening for the very first time. As a beginner gardener it can be overwhelming and there can be a ton of questions. What plants to grow? …

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How to Propagate Boxwoods from Cuttings

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 5:15pm
Boxwoods are great plants to use to creating a formal garden look. They (Buxus) have been used throughout gardens across the world to make formal hedges, accents, boxwood standards, evergreen backdrops, and more. When you plant boxwoods in your home landscape you can use the same landscape design concepts to enhance your home garden. The …

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May 2020 Garden Tour from Growing The Home Garden

Sun, 05/31/2020 - 1:27pm
Every now and then it’s good to take an overall look around the garden and see how it is doing. Through modern technology we can record it all and one day go back to explore and see how things have changed. With that in mind here is a video of my garden as it appears …

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Scuffle Hoe, Stirrup Hoe, Hula Hoe

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 7:50am
One of my favorite tools that I use in my garden is the scuffle hoe. That’s what I call it at least but it goes by other names like the stirrup hoe or hula hoe and even action hoe. The scuffle hoe is something you absolutely will love having and using in the garden. I …

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The Week in Review from the Garden (May 24, 2020)

Sun, 05/24/2020 - 7:50am
My thoughts on gardening in 2020 2020 has been a crazy year so far hasn’t it? On the positive side it has introduced a host of new gardeners to the fun of home gardening. People these days are looking for ways to spend their time at home and maybe participate in a healthy activity that …

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Growing Corn for the Home Gardener

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 1:58pm
Growing corn in the home garden is a little different from growing in the farm fields. Corn has a few traits that you need to understand before you plant so that you can get a successful crop of corn in the late summer and fall. Let’s talk about growing corn as it applies to a …

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Pruning off The Lower Leaves of Tomato and Pepper Plants: Limbing Up

Fri, 05/15/2020 - 7:51am
Every home gardener wants their plants to thrive and do well. Often there are little, easy to do things that can greatly improve the chances of plants in your garden succeeding. Here we are going to talk about one thing you can do to help your tomato and pepper plants grow great: pruning off the …

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How to Grow Ginkgo Trees from Seed

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 5:48pm
Ginkgo trees are beautiful and amazing trees. These trees (Ginkgo biloba) are native to Asia and can be extremely long lived, as in over 1,000 years! In fact the ginkgo species existed at the same time as the dinosaurs. Ginkgo trees are also called the Maidenhair tree and have fan shaped leaves. In the fall …

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