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The Glories of Spring in the Garden

The Glories of Spring in the Garden

This is a thrilling time of year for gardeners. Each day we delight in the plants around us--what is popping up, producing food,budding, then flowering--not to mention what we are sowing and transplanting baby seedlings. It is both a relief and great joy to finally have our hands in the earth and have to scrub the dirt from our hands and tools. Now, if only the rain would give us a break, so I can get back out there!...

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Take the Food Safe Vegetable Garden Quiz

Take the Food Safe Vegetable Garden Quiz

How safe is the food you grow in your vegetable garden? Take this food safety quiz to find out.

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Artichokes Are Edible and Architectural

Artichokes Are Edible and Architectural

If you’re looking for something new for your vegetable garden, think artichokes. These prized vegetables add extra interest wherever they’re planted.

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Celebrate National HerbDay with a Dozen Favorite Perennial Herbs

Celebrate National HerbDay with a Dozen Favorite Perennial Herbs

On this last day of April, we are heading into the merry month of May and spring has finally arrived for real. Gardeners across the country are rejoicing--and I am delighted to see perennial herbs popping up here and there in the kitchen garden--these plants are fairly hardy so most of them make it through the cold of winter. We anxiously await their leafing out and we welcome them every spring, dear old friends that they are.

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Tips for Planting a Healthy Vegetable Garden

Tips for Planting a Healthy Vegetable Garden

Timing is everything when it comes to planting a vegetable garden, and patience pays off in a healthier and more productive garden. Here are some of the top tips for patient planting.

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Double Duty Vegetable Gets Deserved Recognition

Double Duty Vegetable Gets Deserved Recognition

It’s the Year of the Beet, and it’s about time. Beets may not be at the top of most vegetable gardener’s list, but they should be. Everything about this edible root is cause for celebration.

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