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FARMING TIPS

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Eat when you eat. Try not to do simultaneous activities such as typing, watching TV or driving when you eat. You will appreciate each bite even more.

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Planting onions: At planting time, you can mix in some nitrogen fertilizer, too, and side dress every few weeks until the bulbing process begins.

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Storage Cucumbers: They will keep for a week to 10 days when stored properly in the refrigerator.

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Visually examine the apple: As you check firmness, turn the apple completely in your hand to visually check for quality.

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Planting peas: Water sparsely unless the plants are wilting. Do not let plants dry out, or no pods will be produced.

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Bacillus thuringiensis is applied as a foliar spray; after the targeted pest consumes the bacteria, it stops feeding and will die within a few days.

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Harvesting peas: Peas can be frozen or kept in the refrigerator for about 5 days. Place in paper bags, then wrap in plastic.

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Growing strawberries: Strawberry plants require 6-10 hours a day of direct sunlight, so choose your planting site accordingly.

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Sunflowers grow best in locations with direct sunlight (6 to 8 hours per day); they prefer long, hot summers to flower well.

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Storage Citrus: Undamaged citrus fruits can be stored for several weeks at cool temperatures.

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Fungicides: The copper fungicide disrupts the enzyme system of the pathogen and prevents the spores from germinating.

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Planting onions: Soil needs to be well-drained, loose, and rich in nitrogen; compact soil affects bulb development.

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Planting peas: Make sure that you have well-drained, humus-rich soil.

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Apples with bruising or obvious signs of decay are not going to provide the best eating experience and should be avoided.

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Selecting the Perfect Apple: Check the apple firmness: Avoid apples that are noticeably soft, discolored, or indent easily after you press the skin.

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Harvesting Citrus: Depending on the climate, citrus fruits may take 6 to 8 months to ripen.

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Horticultural oil is a well known insecticide that can be applied at anytime during the year.

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Applying Horticultural oil during the dormant period will prevent unintended harm to beneficial insects such as bees and ladybugs.

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Planting Sunflowers: Find a well-drained location and prepare your soil by digging an area of about 3 feet in circumference to a depth of about 2 feet.

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Planting onions: Practice crop rotation with onions.