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How to Use a Rototiller in Small and Medium Sized Gardens

A rototiller, also called a cultivator, rotary hoe, or power tiller is a motorized plow used to till the soil in preparation for seeding. It can also be used to dig out weeds while crops are growing and to turn compost.

Although more powerful cultivators are available, such as chisel plows that dig deep into the earth, a rototiller is lightweight and focuses on topsoil tillage.

Interest in rototillers are usually from home and small-scale gardeners. Some rototillers are small enough to be pushed by hand while larger units must be drawn by a tractor

How To Straighten A Tree: 5 Easy Steps

It’s not at all hard to condition a tree to grow straight from the stage of being a sapling. But what about mature established trees? How to straighten a tree If it has grown crooked because of bad rooting or weather conditions?

Additionally, you might wonder if you can still straighten a tree that is growing skew, or is it too late to redirect its growth? Fortunately, you can still help your tree grow straight even though it’s been bent over.
You can also recondition your tree to grow straight despite its propensity to grow skew because of natural causes.

How To Grow Chayote With Guaranteed Success

​If you’ve ever seen or grown chayote, you know that it looks very similar to a pear. But it’s actually a squash with a rich nutty flavor loved by millions across the world. Sprouting and growing chayote is a rewarding gardening adventure—if you know what you’re doing.

If you’ve ever tried to do so with limited success, I’m going to give you some helpful tips that will guarantee your success next time round.

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