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Container Gardening Complete for Small Vegetable Gardens

Container Gardening Complete for Small Vegetable Gardens

Small-space vegetable gardeners will surely want to try the many creative projects in Jessica Walliser’s new book. If you’d like to learn how to plant a bean trellis bin, a bike-rim sweet potato trellis or a pollinator garden in an old trash can, it’s all right here.

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Color of the Year for Vegetable Gardens

Color of the Year for Vegetable Gardens

Some gardeners think the Pantone Color of the Year is just for ornamental or flower gardens. Here's how vegetable gardeners can also add Ultra Violet colors to their edible spaces.

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Plant these Vegetable Winners for Garden Success

Plant these Vegetable Winners for Garden Success

The All-America Selections trial judges do all the work, and vegetable gardeners reap the rewards. Smart gardeners will look for these vegetable winners to plant in their gardens this season.

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Make some Healthy and Hearty Soup for the New Year

Make some Healthy and Hearty Soup for the New Year

This soup blog was inspired by our recently departed, Dr. James Duke, an inspiration and mentor to many of us--and a master soup maker. There is nothing like a warm bowl of soup on a cold winter day. What better way to start off this auspicious New Year's Day (with a full Wolf moon to boot) than with a healthful, warming winter soup? This split pea soup sticks with you--chockablock full of vegetables--as well as roots and herbs that will build up your immune system and keep you healthy during the cold and flu season.

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Tools for the New Year

Tools for the New Year

Here are a few gifts that I ask for every year--as well as a few new tools that I received this holiday season. These are items that I find essential to help me during the year, both in the garden and everyday.

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Currant Liqueur Makes for a Happy New Year

Currant Liqueur Makes for a Happy New Year

When it’s time to welcome a new gardening year, nothing says “cheers” like a glass of homegrown and homemade liqueur. Here’s how to grow your own currant liqueur.

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