A cob of freshly picked corn dropped straight into boiling water is one of the most delicious foods. If you give time, effort and space, you can grow your own corn.
Cantaloupe is a warm-season crop that should be planted and grown with low humidity and with plenty of sunshine and heat. The planting should start in the spring to avoid the danger of frost. Two to thee weeks prior to planting, turn the soil with the remains of the previous crop planted. This gives ample time for the remains to decompose.
Barley grows best in a site that has good drainage and high oxygen (well-ventilated). The soil should not contain too many nutrients because this will make barley leggy, and it will lose its compact shape. Do not sow seeds on spots where earlier attempts to grow this plant have failed. Diseases or other affecting elements may still be in the ground.
Spirulina is a tiny blue-green algae in the shape of a perfect spiral coil. It is a single celled organism capable of photosynthesis, or converting sunlight into life energy.
Bell peppers are vegetables which are very popular in home gardens. They grow easily and provide great tasting fruit in 70 days.
Steps and Tips in Planting Bell Peppers
- Bell peppers thrive in well drained soil that is rich in nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorus. Prepare your soil by raising it in beds. Mix it with compost, manure, and a general fertilizer.
Planning the Site
It is important to know that pineapples need plenty of sunlight and the temperature where they are planted should never fall below 16 degrees centigrade. If low winter temperature poses a problem, consider growing the pineapple in a pot so that it can be moved indoors if necessary. The maximum temperature should not exceed 30 degrees centigrade.
Be prepared to deal with a large pineapple plant, which can reach a total height of up to 30 inches. And be prepared to see it happen soon after you start!
Choosing the Potato Plants
Many growers choose to go to local greenhouses to pick out small seed potatoes. This is the best choice. However, others think that small potatoes from the local grocery store are good enough. It is strongly recommended that you use potatoes from the greenhouse.
There are many ways of growing mushrooms. You also choose to purchase a kit to help you grow your mushrooms quickly. Also included in this article are tips in producing log-growing mushrooms.
Both methods of growing mushrooms will be covered in this article.
Choosing a Site
Mushrooms love to grow in damp and moist spots; hence, they are fairly easy to grow.
Preparing the Site
Sunlight and ventilation are the two major factors to consider when choosing a watermelon site. It is important that direct sunlight should fall on the plantation and adequate ventilation should be available.
Once you have chosen your site for the plantation, make the soil ready by mixing fertilizer obtained from a greenhouse or garden center. Watermelons can tolerate light to moderate soil acidity. Choose a light and less acidic fertilizer to be safe.
Tree bark is the skin that protects the tree. It can be damaged by natural causes like lightning and storms. Humans can also cause tree bark damage by wounding it with a lawn mover, trimmer, or other machinery.
Damaged tree bark should be repaired immediately. Torn bark exposes underneath tissues to infection. Insects may hide in the exposed areas. This could lead to the eventual death of the tree.