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10 Common Vegetables and How Much to Plant!
So much depends on climate, soil and weather but the following list will at least give you some ground rules to figure out how much to plant. Things like carrots, beets or cabbage are easier to gauge…you know how big they are so if you account for a few inches extra for wiggle room and leaves etc. you have a pretty good idea of how much you will get for your space. Others are more difficult to plan. Those are the ones included here.
While there are exceptions to every rule, a green rule of thumb is you can tell what growing conditions a plant […]
You often see the word Zone on plant labels followed by a number. What do these mean? North America […]
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When you order topsoil it generally comes to you by the cubic yard. How many yards do you […]