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Growing Vegetables for Fun and Profit in Denver

Growing Vegetables for Fun and Profit in Denver

A new ordinance allows Denver gardeners to start a farmstand in their front yards. Urban farmers can now sell fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and even eggs in their residential neighborhoods.

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Fermentation: More Countertop Cultivation

Fermentation: More Countertop Cultivation

In the throes of winter, looking out at the snow, we gardeners dream of growing gardens. With a surplus of root vegetables this time of year, I have been further experimenting with fermentation and here are some of my recent creations and tasty results.

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Test Old Vegetable Seeds Before Buying New

Test Old Vegetable Seeds Before Buying New

If you want to save money on your vegetable garden this year, it pays to test your leftover vegetables seeds before investing in packets of new seeds. Use this simple germination test to find out how many new seeds you really need to buy.

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Garden-pedia Gives Simple Answers to Tough Gardening Questions

Garden-pedia Gives Simple Answers to Tough Gardening Questions

What happens when two experienced horticulturists write a gardening dictionary? Vegetable gardeners get a handy, easy-to-read, entertaining guide to more than 300 useful gardening terms.

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Countertop Grow-Your-Own

Countertop Grow-Your-Own

Okay so it is freezing outside--instead of getting the gardening blues--try growing a few simple healthy and nutritious foods right on your kitchen countertop... I've got sprouts sprouting and veggies fermenting! It is easy and fun to do these simple projects.

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Seed Library Membership Has its Benefits

Seed Library Membership Has its Benefits

I just renewed my membership with the Hudson Valley Seed Library because of this year’s Community Seed offering. As a long-time vegetable gardener and satisfied library patron, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to be part of the Breed Your Own Zucchini program.

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