.. and anywhere else in the Middle East! Whether you’re a beginner or experienced, the following are 7 of the most common mistakes that even the best gardeners sometimes make.
If 2020 has taught us anything it’s that we ought not to take for granted our everyday comforts – like meeting with friends and family when we please, holidaying in exotic locations, or dining at our favourite restaurants. Here are 7 no-brainer reasons why vegetable gardening is probably the best resolution you can make in 2021.
Welcome to nursery school! In today’s lesson, we’d like to get back to basics, to talk about plant nutrient deficiency and what you can do to avoid it. Just like we need nutrients to grow to our full potential, so plants too need essential nutrients to grow long and strong. But what are these essential nutrients, how can we tell if our vegetable plants are missing them, and what can we do to ensure that our plants get them in case they are missing?
I want to let you in on a little secret – farmers have been enriching their soil for generations in a completely natural way without the use of harmful pesticides! And we’re going to show you how you can use this same method to improve your soil’s health!
The secret to healthy saplings? Starting them off right. Here we share our seed starting tips, tricks and other best practices so that (in most cases) 4 weeks after starting them indoors, you will have healthy seedlings that you can then transplant into your main growing area!
Most think that the summer is the worst time for the home vegetable garden – especially when temperatures soar into the high 40s and threaten to cross 50 degrees, as it does often in the Gulf! The truth is you can garden in the summer by utilizing simple tweaks and hacks. I’ll even show you how you can take advantage of the heat to do some excellent prep work in your home garden for the cooler weather that follows!
Why does healthy soil determine a garden’s success? What are the best soil preparations for vegetable gardens? How does one go about improving sandy soil in home gardens in the Middle East? Let’s get down and dirty with the soil talk!