Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

When Is the Best Time for Starting a Vegetable Garden?

Staff Writer

 · Jul 19, 2010

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The best time for starting a vegetable garden from seeds is at least two months before you plan to transplant plants to the outdoors, or set them out in containers. It’s easy to start many vegetables in your apartment, but some vegetables take a shorter time to grow, and you can plant those outside from […]

Container gardens are not just for the outdoors. You can grow a variety of vegetable indoors as long as you have adequate sunlight, the right temperature controls and plants that grow well in containers. If you’re wondering which veggies to try, start options that have proven to grow well. Some choices include: Radishes Growing your […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 16, 2010

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If your mouth waters at the idea of fresh tomato salsa or homemade spaghetti sauce, you may want to try growing tomato plants inside your home. In an indoor garden, choose a kind of tomato variety well suited for that growing area. Crack resistant types of tomatoes, such as the heirloom varieties, Marglobe and Market […]

Staff Writer

 · Nov 5, 2009

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Choosing the right plants for container gardens depends on why you want to grow them in the first place. You could grow vegetables using container gardens, or opt to go with household plants for interior design purposes. Here are 5 plants to consider: 1. Radishes Grow Fast Radishes are great plants for container gardens because […]

Staff Writer

 · Oct 13, 2009

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Apartment gardening can be a tricky proposition for a novice gardener. Here’s some tips to help green your not-so-green thumb! Survey the Apartment Take a look around the apartment before plant shopping. Take notes about the environment the plants will be growing in. How much light does it get? Is it morning light or afternoon […]

Staff Writer

 · Sep 15, 2009

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If you live in an apartment and love fresh tomatoes, you may have wondered how to grow tomato plants in a small space. You can grow them by using small space gardening methods. Step 1: Find a Location Look around your apartment and find the best location for your tomato plant. A balcony or porch […]

Lisa Bernstein

 · Sep 11, 2009

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Growing organic vegetables is simple as long as you follow a few guidelines. In no time at all, you’ll have delicious vegetables that are fresh-picked and chemical free. Even if you live in an apartment with limited space, there are always options for homegrown organic produce. Step 1: Seeds and Seedlings For true organic vegetables, […]

Staff Writer

 · Sep 6, 2009

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Hydroponic gardening is ideal for those wishing to grow plants or vegetables without access to adequate farm land, or in small spaces like apartments. In essence, hydroponic gardening allows you to grow plants without the use of soil, instead using a “nutrient solution”. In the absence of dirt, many of the problems faced by ordinary […]

Jordan Gaither

 · Sep 4, 2009

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Your balcony can be the perfect place to create a garden oasis where you can relax after a long day at work. Even if your space is limited, you can still enjoy a beautiful garden by making the most of your space with containers. Container gardening is easy, versatile and fun. However, before you get […]

Staff Writer

 · Aug 17, 2009

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Nothing comes close to the taste of home grown vegetables, and luckily there are several choices that are well suited for your apartment garden. Try out these handy tips for delicious easy-to-grow vegetables, despite dealing with limited space. Vegetables for Your Balcony 1. Tomatoes – Tomatoes are perfect for balconies or other small spaces. One […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 30, 2009

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