vegetable

HOW TO: GROW GARLIC

April

The Slowpoke: PLANTING GARLIC Not one for the impatient among us, garlic is however a relatively easy crop to grow. Left in the ground (or pot) for around eight months, with a little water and good soil you’ll have your own supply of chemical-free homegrown garlic by the time late spring rolls around. And now’s the time to plant.
HOW TO: GROW GARLIC
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STICK GARDEN MARKERS

January

The Slowpoke: STICK PLANT MARKERS A bout of backyard gardening need not require a host of fandangled equipment and supplies. Taking a moment to look around often reveals that there is so much usefulness to be found in our surrounds. Such as these plant markers made from good old gathered sticks. It can be as simple as that. No fanciness, no plastic and no wallet opening required. 
STICK GARDEN MARKERS
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TOMATO STAKES + TRELLISES

November

The Slowpoke: TOMATO TRELLISES Planted some tomatoes recently? With any luck they’re enjoying this spring weather and well and truly taking off. (It’s not too late either – if you haven’t got some in the ground yet, duck to your local nursery for some seedlings to pop in this weekend.) As your tomatoes grow they’ll need a little something to lean on. The main reason for providing a trellis or support for your tomatoes is to keep the tomatoes off the ground
TOMATO STAKES + TRELLISES
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DRIP IRRIGATION

October

The Slowpoke: DRIP IRRIGATION It may not be the sexiest of topics today – but it’s without a doubt a useful one. Drip irrigation is just what you need to ensure that your garden has its best chance at surviving the impending hot summer, and here to show us how are the boys from Urban Growers again. This is Byron Smith and Grant LaBrooy’s third and last tutorial for us (catch their worm towers one and soil pH test one if you
DRIP IRRIGATION
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BACKYARD PH TEST

October

The Slowpoke: BACKYARD PH TEST You might be setting up a new veggie patch in your backyard, or maybe you have one that has you a little stumped as to why it’s not flourishing as well as it could. Perhaps it’s just been a while since you did this simple task. Wherever your gardening is at this spring, it’s probably a good time to check in with a quick and easy pH test. A pH test will give you a reading on whether
BACKYARD PH TEST
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