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Pruning = Harvest

Posted by Alzainah Albabtain on

The best way for a home gardener to get the best out of their leafy greens is the 'cut and come again' method. This method is practiced by cutting a few of the outer leaves of each plant while leaving around 2/3 of the plant. This allows the plant to force new leaves to grow and not resort to flowering very soon. If you leave your plant for a long time without pruning (cutting) it will slow its growth down and begin to flower. Weekly harvest[/caption] In a large enough garden, you can gather all of the pruning which will...

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Pruning peppers

Posted by Alzainah Albabtain on

To get pepper seedlings growing strong and healthy before making their move outside, prune them back for bushier and lower plants that branch out and give much more fruit. Cut them back, right under the first fork, and side shoots will grow. Below is the same plant a few weeks later.. With all plants, go for low, bushy plants instead of tall single stemmed. This is especially applicable for basil plants, the more pruning you do, the more basil you get.

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