Container Gardening 101
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Container Gardening 101

Tips and techniques for gardening in containers, hanging baskets and window boxes. Container-grown plants can be an addition to an already flourishing landscape or a garden all by…

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Organic Gardening Guru
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Organic Gardening Guru

Grow beautiful blooms and luscious veggies in your garden without chemicals! Here’s how. The Dirt on Growing Organically Organic gardening, once seen as something practiced only by health nuts…

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Raised Bed Gardening 101
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Raised Bed Gardening 101

Tips and techniques for high-yield, raised bed vegetable gardens. Forcenturies, people have been growing in raised beds. Since these are merely planting beds where the soil level is higher…

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Keep pesticides off your dinner table by growing your own chemical-free, heirloom potatoes.
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Keep pesticides off your dinner table by growing your own chemical-free, heirloom potatoes.

Potatoes have always been a family favorite and for good reason. We associate them with Sunday dinners, Monday hash and home-made Saturday night fries. We love baked potatoes…

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Knee High In Corn
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Knee High In Corn

Sweet corn has a long organic growing history in the U.S. GMOs? Are you kidding? Cornis our country’s great vegetable. Since its seeds first migrated up from Mexico…

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Bok Choy
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Bok Choy

Also called pak choy, this cabbage-family green is easy to grow and enjoy. Here’s how. Oneof the most beautiful sights in the summer garden is the deep, rich…

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Mesclun Greens
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Mesclun Greens

Space-saving methods of growing this popular mix of lettuces and herbs … organically. Notso long ago, the word mesclun was unknown to everyone but hippies hard of hearing.…

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Garlic Scapes
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Garlic Scapes

Harvesting garlic scapes not only benefits your kitchen, it makes the bulbs grow big. ThisMemorial Day weekend, along side the greens, turnips, carrots, young rutabaga, green onions and…

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USDA Updates Hardiness Zone Map
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USDA Updates Hardiness Zone Map

The USDA Zone Map is used by growers to determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. Didyou miss it? Last January, the U.S. Department…

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Planning A Kitchen Garden
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Planning A Kitchen Garden

How to grow greens and other vegetables right outside your back door. Theterm “kitchen garden” is bandied around a lot these days. But what exactly does it mean?…

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