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Nominate a School Garden for The Seed Keeper Project

Nominate a School Garden for The Seed Keeper Project

The Seed Keeper Project is recognizing school gardens across the country, and your school garden could be a big winner. During the next five weeks, you can nominate any school garden in your state to win a prize package to help encourage kids to keep planting, growing, and eating their vegetables.

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8 Reasons to Plant Vegetable Starts Instead of Seeds

8 Reasons to Plant Vegetable Starts Instead of Seeds

Plant starts are not cheap when compared to seed packets, but they can be well worth it!

posted in: Grow, Go Organic
How to Grow a Giant Pumpkin

How to Grow a Giant Pumpkin

Remember the first time you laid eyes on a giant pumpkin? This could be your year.

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Gardeners Dig Flower and Garden Shows

Gardeners Dig Flower and Garden Shows

The season is almost here – the flower and garden show season, that is. There’s always so much to see, do and smell that it takes planning to get it all done. Here are tips for making the most of your time at the show.

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Capsicum, Herb of the Year 2016

Capsicum, Herb of the Year 2016

The International Herb Association has chosen Capsicum as Herb of the Year for 2016. I am a confessed chilehead and have been perusing seed catalogs for my favorite chiles, as well as for new selections (or new to me) to feature in this year's garden beds. See my favorites--and why they are thus so. Here's to a hot and spicy year ahead!

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Let’s Celebrate the International Year of Legumes

Let’s Celebrate the International Year of Legumes

Legumes are such an important food crop, the United Nations has declared 2016 the International Year of Legumes. Join us in celebrating these important plants and their fruits by adding more peas, beans and clovers to your vegetable garden.

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