Friday, January 4, 2013

Vegetable Garden Maintenance and Protection Guide

Gibby's Garden

Maintaining your vegetable garden and offering it a little protection from the elements makes a big difference in how healthy and productive it grows. Learn tips and tricks from cleaning your garden and tools to maintaining and protecting your plants.

Garden Maintenance and Protection Guides

Spring Cleaning the Vegetable Garden

Once the snow melts and ground thaws here in the north, it’s time to head outside and clean and prepare the vegetable garden for the next growing season. Here are some tips to help guide you through the process.

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How to Clean Garden Tools

Clean garden tools are more efficient and last longer. Learn how to clean your garden tools, sharpen them yourself and which supplies are needed to get the job done.

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3 Steps to Protect the Garden from Heavy Rain

When heavy rains are forecast, head outdoors and offer your vegetable garden some protection. Here’s how.

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Garden Cleanup after a Heavy Rain

Tips on how to cleanup the garden after a heavy rainstorm. Keep an eye out for damaged plants and those that need to be supported.

Hurricane Protection: Keep Your Garden Safe

When a hurricane is on its way, head out to the garden and perform a few tasks to help protect it. These tips are mainly for the north where hurricanes are weaker and few and far between. 


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  2. Very helpful post! Thanks so much!

  3. Very cool maintenance tips. Will have to give some of them a try!

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