Copyright (c) 2014 VegetableGardener.com en-us Vegetable Gardener - Go-organic category featured posts Vegetable Gardener - Go-organic category featured posts http://www.vegetablegardener.com/go-organic Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:56:24 -0500 Vegetable Gardener - Go-organic category featured posts Vegetable Gardener - Go-organic category featured posts http://www.vegetablegardener.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.vegetablegardener.com/go-organic <![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." ]]>
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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[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[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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Three Things for Spring Vegetable Gardening]]> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 10:04:42 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14698/three-things-for-spring-vegetable-gardening http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14698/three-things-for-spring-vegetable-gardening Three Things for Spring Vegetable Gardening Posted by WesternGardener
What’s a good way to pass the time while waiting for the snow to melt and the ground to thaw? It’s thinking about ways to make vegetable gardening easier this season. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Brussels Sprouts in the Garden and Kitchen ]]> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:49:12 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14706/brussels-sprouts-in-the-garden-and-kitchen http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14706/brussels-sprouts-in-the-garden-and-kitchen Brussels Sprouts in the Garden and Kitchen Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Easy to grow and loaded with nutrients. Isn't it time for you to try Brussels sprouts again? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Catalog Review: The Natural Gardening Company]]> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14701/catalog-review-the-natural-gardening-company http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14701/catalog-review-the-natural-gardening-company Catalog Review: The Natural Gardening Company Posted by yourownvictorygarden
The Natural Gardening Company is the oldest organic nursery in the United States. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Use Vermicompost on Your Plants]]> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 00:00:10 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14703/how-to-use-vermicompost-on-your-plants http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14703/how-to-use-vermicompost-on-your-plants How to Use Vermicompost on Your Plants Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
You've got a pot full of rich vermicompost in your hands. Now what do you do with it? ]]>
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<![CDATA[How Much Water Does My Vegetable Garden Need?]]> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 23:42:19 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14696/how-much-water-does-my-vegetable-garden-need http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14696/how-much-water-does-my-vegetable-garden-need How Much Water Does My Vegetable Garden Need? Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
For some if us this is going to be a banner year for water conservation (ahem, California). So how much water are your vegetables going to need? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Winter Days, Travels and Comfort Food]]> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:50:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14634/winter-days-travels-and-comfort-food http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14634/winter-days-travels-and-comfort-food Winter Days, Travels and Comfort Food Posted by cookinwithherbs
I've been on the road and going north (rather than south!) in this cold winter weather, which many of us are experiencing. Many of us are hunkering down in the cold weather--hang on, spring is just around the corner-- meanwhile, click on this seasonal vegetables with rice dish. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Catalog Review: Sow True Seeds]]> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14640/catalog-review-sow-true-seeds http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14640/catalog-review-sow-true-seeds Catalog Review: Sow True Seeds Posted by yourownvictorygarden
Sow True Seed offers over 400 varieties of untreated, heirloom, open pollinated/non-hybrid, traditional and certified organic vegetable, herb and flower seeds. ]]>
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<![CDATA[New Year's Eve: Farewell to 2013 and Ring in the New 2014]]> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 21:09:22 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14622/new-years-eve-farewell-to-2013-and-ring-in-the-new-2014 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14622/new-years-eve-farewell-to-2013-and-ring-in-the-new-2014 New Year's Eve: Farewell to 2013 and Ring in the New 2014 Posted by cookinwithherbs
Every new year's eve brings about reflection and closure of the past year and plans, hopes and expectations for the new year. The influx of gardening and seed catalogs has surely whetted the appetite for most of us gardeners. ]]>
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<![CDATA[5 Best Container Gardening Ideas from 2013]]> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14616/5-best-container-gardening-ideas-from-2013 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14616/5-best-container-gardening-ideas-from-2013 5 Best Container Gardening Ideas from 2013 Posted by WesternGardener
As the year draws to a close, it's time to take a look back at lessons learned in the container vegetable garden. Here are the top five "Best Of" ideas from 2013. ]]>
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<![CDATA[5 Best Carrot Growing Tips]]> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 23:20:22 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14595/5-best-carrot-growing-tips http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14595/5-best-carrot-growing-tips 5 Best Carrot Growing Tips Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Growing carrots is easy if you keep a few things in mind. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Books for the Gardener: Picks for 2013]]> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 17:42:58 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14580/books-for-the-gardener-picks-for-2013 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14580/books-for-the-gardener-picks-for-2013 Books for the Gardener: Picks for 2013 Posted by cookinwithherbs
There is a plethora of books out there. I am an avid reader and have both new and old books piled high awaiting my perusal. It is hard to choose just a few, however I am limiting myself to just a handful of recommendations for gardening and cooking-related books. Herein are my top 5 books for 2013, plus an herbal calendar. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Happy New Year of the Cucumber]]> Sat, 07 Dec 2013 11:35:25 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14572/happy-new-year-of-the-cucumber http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14572/happy-new-year-of-the-cucumber Happy New Year of the Cucumber Posted by WesternGardener
The National Garden Bureau has christened 2014 as “The Year of the Cucumber,” selecting this edible for recognition in its annual program. There are plenty of ways for gardeners to celebrate with this basket of new varieties to try. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Grow Some Interesting Heirloom Onion Varieties ]]> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 23:43:50 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14553/grow-some-interesting-heirloom-onion-varieties http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14553/grow-some-interesting-heirloom-onion-varieties Grow Some Interesting Heirloom Onion Varieties Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Grocery stores do an injustice to onions by only introducing us to a few everyday varieties, when in truth (like all vegetables) there is so much more for our taste buds to discover. ]]>
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<![CDATA[3 Ways I Use Kitchen Scraps to Reduce Food Waste]]> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 23:46:02 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14543/3-ways-i-use-kitchen-scraps-to-reduce-food-waste http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14543/3-ways-i-use-kitchen-scraps-to-reduce-food-waste 3 Ways I Use Kitchen Scraps to Reduce Food Waste Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Incorporating a little Mother Nature goes a long way towards reducing our family's food waste. Here's how we handle much of the discarded food that leaves the kitchen. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Gardener's Collectible: The Whole Heirloom Seed Catalog]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14513/a-gardeners-collectible-the-whole-heirloom-seed-catalog http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14513/a-gardeners-collectible-the-whole-heirloom-seed-catalog A Gardener's Collectible: The Whole Heirloom Seed Catalog Posted by WesternGardener
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds has produced the “World’s Largest Seed Catalog” for 2014. The catalog is much more than a list of seeds for sale, it’s like a must-have heirloom vegetable encyclopedia for gardeners everywhere. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Day in Washington, D.C.]]> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:21:49 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14408/a-day-in-washington-dc http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/14408/a-day-in-washington-dc A Day in Washington, D.C. Posted by cookinwithherbs
This past weekend we had glorious autumn weather--cool and crisp, bright and sunny--azure skies were the backdrop to the russets, golds, scarlet and brown of autumn leaves. What better time for a daytrip to visit the White House garden and the U.S. Botanic Garden? ]]>
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