From Spiky Surprise to Savory Delight – Solving the Mystery: Why Are My Cucumbers Prickly?

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When I took my first foray into cucumber cultivation, I was armed with nothing but a free seed packet from a gardening magazine and a whole lot of enthusiasm. The variety was a little known one called Marketmore. As a newbie to the cucumber growing game, I was unprepared for what lay ahead. Imagine my … Read more

Eggplant Growth Stages: Secrets to Growing Perfect Aubergines

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The eggplant, or aubergine as it’s known in some parts of the world, is a summer favorite in the vegetable garden. This heat-loving plant is often grown as an annual, can actually live up to three years. Understanding the lifecycle of the eggplant can greatly enhance your growing experience. This plant progresses through seven distinctive … Read more

Gladiolus Growing Stages: A Comprehensive Guide to Flowering Bliss

The process of growing gladiolus is a process that requires a level of care, patience and attention to detail. During each gladiolus growth stage there are different factors to consider and challenges to overcome. Gladiolus is a firm favorite amongst gardeners as not only do these plants offer a colorful flowers to enjoy in the … Read more

Unlock the Secrets of Bulb Propagation: Top Expert Tips for a Flourishing Garden on a budget

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Introduction to Bulb Propagation  When I first started to plant bulbs as a new gardener I couldn’t believe how quickly the shopping cart crept up. The next season I spent the time to learn how to propagate bulbs to save on my wallet, as well as offering opportunities to propagate rare or heritage flower bulbs … Read more