the past it was the custom
for gardeners to invest their labors and their achievements with a
secrets" mystery and secrecy which might well have discouraged any
from trespassing upon such difficult ground.
secrets" in either
flower or vegetable growing were acquired by the apprentice only
practice and observation, and in turn jealously guarded by him until
on to some younger brother in the profession or to the family member.
all that has changed and you could from the beginning do very well, not
as well as the experienced gardener, but get real and do not expect the
in any other trade or
business, this garden business is a matter of common sense and the man,
or the woman, who has learned by experience how to do a thing, whether
it is learning the trade, cornering the market or growing vegetables,
does it better than the one who has not. Keep in mind that practice
perfect. So, if some things are not 100 per cent from beginning, don't
be disappointed and stop trying.
you are going to take
up gardening, you will have to work, and you will have a great many
but also good results will come to you with more experience.
information that we,
or anyone else, could put between the two covers of a guide or book
not make a perfect gardener of you. The best experience must be learned
through the practice, as well as from the printed page. But, after all,
the greatest reward for all your efforts will be the work itself, not
the final product; and unless you love the gardening, or have a feeling
that you will love it, probably the best way for you, is to stick to
grocer for your garden.
Planting - A
Complete Guide to Growing Healthy Plants
creating a healthy garden
and lifestyle you will regain energy levels, help restore your immune
and give yourself and your family the best chance of living long, happy
& healthy lives.
gardeners have been keen observers of nature, noticing how plants
depending on their surroundings. When people discovered combinations
worked well or observed the relationship a particular plant had with
insects, their experiences were passed on to the next generation.
research can now
prove that certain plants contain insecticides. There are many proven
of plants that benefit others, such as French Marigolds that can be
to clear the ground of nematodes. The nematodes are attracted to the
of the Marigold where they are unable to breed. The next generation of
nematodes are greatly reduced or eliminated. This is an effective
of protection for a crop susceptible to nematodes - such as tomatoes -
especially if the Marigolds are planted heavily in an area a season
planting the desired crop. ORDER