Month: January 2019


How Long Does It Take To Grow Potatoes?

Planting potatoes are easy and fast. However, it is a common question among small, starter farmers and garden enthusiasts on the length of time to grow these tubers. How long does it take to grow potatoes? The answer depends on the variety and growth environment potatoes are sowed. This is because potatoes take some time […]


When Are Potatoes Ready To Harvest?

Are you new to potato farming? If so, you might want to learn when are potatoes ready to harvest. This is actually among the dilemmas new gardeners face – they don’t know when they should start harvesting their crops. This is actually risky in farming since there’s a chance that you will either harvest the […]


When to Harvest Potatoes

Growing potatoes is relatively easy. However, you may find it tricky when it comes to harvesting. You may be wondering when to harvest potatoes especially since the tubers are below the soil. Depending on your intended purposes such as immediate consumption or storage for some time, here are what you need to know about harvesting […]


What Do Garden Snakes Eat?

Garden snakes are commonly found in North America and Central America. They are medium sized and nearly harmless. They are usually about 2 to 3 feet in length. Garden snakes have different kinds and subspecies, but all of them are similarly thin and small. In this article, let’s tackle more about garden snakes like what […]

Soil, Fixes & Fertilizers

How To Amend Clay Soil

Clay soil is one of the most difficult soils to plant crops on. Clay soil is characterized by small particles which make the soil to be very dense. Roots find it difficult to penetrate clay soil. It also has low amounts of organic material, low permeability, and water holding capacity. These characteristics make it nearly impossible […]