Copyright (c) 2014 VegetableGardener.com en-us Vegetable Gardener - All featured posts Vegetable Gardener - All featured posts http://www.vegetablegardener.com/ Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:57:21 -0500 Vegetable Gardener - All featured posts Vegetable Gardener - All featured posts http://www.vegetablegardener.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.vegetablegardener.com/ <![CDATA[Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden ]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:10:59 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14936/groundbreaking-food-gardens-73-plans-that-will-change-the-way-you-grow-your-garden http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14936/groundbreaking-food-gardens-73-plans-that-will-change-the-way-you-grow-your-garden Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Nikki Jabbour and seventy-two of her closest garden-geek friends hang out for a Sunday brunch...and a book is born. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Chives in Spring ]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:24:27 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15056/chives-in-spring http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15056/chives-in-spring Chives in Spring Posted by cookinwithherbs
Chives are truly one of the harbingers of spring and their fresh, green,onion-like flavor is welcome after the long winter months of heavy foods. Here are some tips on how I use chives to brighten up spring recipes. What to do with those hardboiled eggs? Make chive deviled eggs! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Time for Spring Planting]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:27:31 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15026/time-for-spring-planting http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15026/time-for-spring-planting Time for Spring Planting Posted by WesternGardener
If you’ve never planted a spring garden, it’s time to get growing. Now’s the time to start sprinkling seeds like lettuces, spinach, chard and more. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Build Your Own Potting Bench]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14993/build-your-own-potting-bench http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14993/build-your-own-potting-bench Build Your Own Potting Bench Posted by yourownvictorygarden
This potting bench is solidly built, and will serve you well for many years to come. It features plenty of work space and an extra shelf for storage. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Springtime Chores]]> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 15:22:30 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14980/springtime-chores http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14980/springtime-chores Springtime Chores Posted by cookinwithherbs
Finally the warmer spring weather has arrived and we all want to be outdoors. As a gardener, though I delight in everything bursting forth, I want to feel the soil and sow seeds. However, once I go outside I am distracted by all there is to do--here are a few chores, which need taking care of... ]]>
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<![CDATA[New Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Mountain States ]]> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 09:12:13 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14958/new-guide-to-vegetable-gardening-in-the-mountain-states http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14958/new-guide-to-vegetable-gardening-in-the-mountain-states New Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Mountain States Posted by WesternGardener
A new vegetable gardening book by Idaho author Mary Ann Newcomer is designed to help gardeners grow great gardens in spite of difficult conditions in the Rocky Mountain Region. She advises vegetable gardeners to "start small and dream big." ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14958/new-guide-to-vegetable-gardening-in-the-mountain-states
<![CDATA[Artemisia: Herb of the Year 2014]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:57:36 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14937/artemisia-herb-of-the-year-2014 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14937/artemisia-herb-of-the-year-2014 Artemisia:  Herb of the Year 2014 Posted by cookinwithherbs
Artemisia is herb of the year for 2014 and I am gearing up for growing them in my garden. Next weekend is the Medicinal Herb Fieldtrip and Workshop at the Ozark Folk Center, where I will be giving a program on the medicinal aspects of some artemisias... here are a few excerpts from my handout for the program. Why don't you try growing a few of these easy-to-grow plants? Celebrate Artemisia! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Straw Bale Gardening (Part II)]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14931/straw-bale-gardening-part-ii http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14931/straw-bale-gardening-part-ii Straw Bale Gardening (Part II) Posted by yourownvictorygarden
After having success with my first straw bale, it was time to start seeds in them. ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Are your Plants Dead or Alive?]]> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:02:13 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14900/are-your-plants-dead-or-alive http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14900/are-your-plants-dead-or-alive  Are your Plants Dead or Alive? Posted by cookinwithherbs
After the severe winter weather that many of us have experienced, there are a good number of plants out in the garden that are brown and look dead. Don’t go pulling them out or cutting them back, until you check to see if they are wick. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Chocolate Covered Jalapenos are Hot Seller]]> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:46:03 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14898/chocolate-covered-jalapenos-are-hot-seller http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14898/chocolate-covered-jalapenos-are-hot-seller Chocolate Covered Jalapenos are Hot Seller Posted by WesternGardener
I thought I’d heard of everything a gardener could do with home-grown jalapenos until I saw them dipped in chocolate. Here’s a tasty new idea for your garden from the Chicago Flower and Garden Show. ]]>
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<![CDATA[On the road again: Springtime in the Ozarks]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:00:49 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14885/on-the-road-again-springtime-in-the-ozarks http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14885/on-the-road-again-springtime-in-the-ozarks On the road again: Springtime in the Ozarks Posted by cookinwithherbs
After a long, cold winter, we gardeners across the country welcome spring. And what better place to experience the season than in the mountains of Arkansas?... Come along for a little Ozark adventure… ]]>
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<![CDATA[DIY A-Frame Veggie Trellis 2.0]]> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14865/diy-a-frame-veggie-trellis-20 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14865/diy-a-frame-veggie-trellis-20 DIY A-Frame Veggie Trellis 2.0 Posted by yourownvictorygarden
This updated a-frame trellis design features the "replaceable feet" like its predecessor, but is now anchors to the raised bed for more stability. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Three New Peppers for 2014 ]]> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14847/three-new-peppers-for-2014 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14847/three-new-peppers-for-2014 Three New Peppers for 2014 Posted by WesternGardener
Thanks to All-America Selections, gardeners can add three new and colorful peppers to their gardens this season. The lineup includes a Regional Winner that’s specifically meant for the Mountain and Southwestern regions. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Spring Harbingers are Popping Out]]> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:35:23 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14859/spring-harbingers-are-popping-out http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14859/spring-harbingers-are-popping-out Spring Harbingers are Popping Out Posted by cookinwithherbs
After all of the cold weather this winter, most of the nation is experiencing a late spring. We are anxiously awaiting the arrival of spring--here are a few herbal harbingers that are just popping out! And a fast and tasty recipe for herbs with scrambled eggs. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Container Cabbage How-To]]> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14845/container-cabbage-how-to http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14845/container-cabbage-how-to Container Cabbage How-To Posted by WesternGardener
Would you like a new challenge for this season’s vegetable garden? Plant and grow cabbage in your container garden. Here’s how. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Potato Garden Catalog Review]]> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:17:55 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14838/the-potato-garden-catalog-review http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14838/the-potato-garden-catalog-review The Potato Garden Catalog Review Posted by WesternGardener
The Potato Garden catalog is more than a no-frills listing of the dozens of potatoes gardeners can add to their spring gardens. The catalog gives simple, step-by-step instructions that make it easy for beginners to get started. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14838/the-potato-garden-catalog-review
<![CDATA[Plantains: Add a Tropical Twist to Ho-Hum Winter Fare]]> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:22:45 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14829/plantains-add-a-tropical-twist-to-ho-hum-winter-fare http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14829/plantains-add-a-tropical-twist-to-ho-hum-winter-fare Plantains: Add a Tropical Twist to Ho-Hum Winter Fare Posted by cookinwithherbs
Rice and beans are a staple winter meal. Keep cabin fever at bay by adding a tropical twist to your everyday fare--plantains are easy to cook and fun to eat. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14829/plantains-add-a-tropical-twist-to-ho-hum-winter-fare
<![CDATA[10 Ways to Conserve Water in the Garden]]> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:34:13 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14821/10-ways-to-conserve-water-in-the-garden http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14821/10-ways-to-conserve-water-in-the-garden 10 Ways to Conserve Water in the Garden Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Put these water-wise garden tips to work in your garden and save water, time, and time. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Costa Rica: Cloudforest]]> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:31:47 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14806/costa-rica-cloudforest http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14806/costa-rica-cloudforest Costa Rica: Cloudforest Posted by cookinwithherbs
Okay, I know three blogs on Costa Rica when we are all dealing with snow and freezing temps is a bit much, however I would be remiss if I did not show you the cloudforest and volcano! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Catalog Review: NE Seed]]> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14804/catalog-review-ne-seed http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14804/catalog-review-ne-seed Catalog Review: NE Seed Posted by yourownvictorygarden
NE Seed provides commercial growers and home gardeners with Non-GMO conventional, organic, heirloom, Italian and hybrid vegetable, flower and herb seeds. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14804/catalog-review-ne-seed