Copyright (c) 2014 VegetableGardener.com en-us Vegetable Gardener - Grow category featured posts Vegetable Gardener - Grow category featured posts http://www.vegetablegardener.com/grow Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:22:40 -0500 Vegetable Gardener - Grow category featured posts Vegetable Gardener - Grow category featured posts http://www.vegetablegardener.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.vegetablegardener.com/grow <![CDATA[Garden Bounty: Late Summer Garden Happenings]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:20:40 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16082/garden-bounty-late-summer-garden-happenings http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16082/garden-bounty-late-summer-garden-happenings Garden Bounty: Late Summer Garden Happenings Posted by cookinwithherbs
What's going on in your garden? As the harvest season is peaking and some of our summer vegetable and herb plants are winding down, it is time for preserving, tidying up and getting ready to plant a few fall crops. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Catalog Review: Pepper Joe's]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:50:12 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16112/catalog-review-pepper-joes http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16112/catalog-review-pepper-joes Catalog Review: Pepper Joe's Posted by yourownvictorygarden
Pepper Joe's offers a great variety of pepper seeds, including the Guinness Book of World Records' hottest pepper variety, the Carolina Reaper. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Summer Corn & Avocado Salsa]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:46:44 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16101/summer-corn-avocado-salsa http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16101/summer-corn-avocado-salsa Summer Corn & Avocado Salsa Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
I'm a freak for all kinds of salsas. I've got to share with you one such refreshing recipe that my bestie and me came up with this summer. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Garden Fresh Ratatouille ]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:28:13 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16097/garden-fresh-ratatouille http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16097/garden-fresh-ratatouille Garden Fresh Ratatouille Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Our own spin on Ratatouille is the perfect compliment for your garden bounty! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Corn]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:51:55 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16083/corn http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16083/corn Corn Posted by cookinwithherbs
When I think of favorite summer produce--tomatoes, corn and peaches top my list. I eat tomatoes and peaches every single day--and corn almost daily. Though we enjoy them most now--it is time to preserve some for this winter. Recently my local farmer called and said the corn is ready, so I grabbed my knife and freezer zip-lock bags and headed over to shuck and jive... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sweet Herb Planter Yields Just Desserts]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16067/sweet-herb-planter-yields-just-desserts http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16067/sweet-herb-planter-yields-just-desserts Sweet Herb Planter Yields Just Desserts Posted by WesternGardener
A combination of sweet mint and pineapple sage means many sweet summertime treats. Here’s how to grow a sweet herb planter and how to enjoy the results.weet ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16067/sweet-herb-planter-yields-just-desserts
<![CDATA[Toss a Tomato Tasting Party]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:10:51 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16047/toss-a-tomato-tasting-party http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16047/toss-a-tomato-tasting-party Toss a Tomato Tasting Party Posted by WesternGardener
If you want to be the most popular gardener in your neighborhood, plan an end-of-season tomato tasting party. It’s a great way to make friends, celebrate the harvest and find new tomato varieties to plant in your garden next year. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Preparing Your Garden For Fall]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16039/preparing-your-garden-for-fall http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16039/preparing-your-garden-for-fall Preparing Your Garden For Fall Posted by yourownvictorygarden
As the summer heat is (slowly) winding down, excitement is building for the best gardening season of the year. Here’s how to get ready for it. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Plant a Pizza Garden in a Pot]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:00:31 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16031/plant-a-pizza-garden-in-a-pot http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16031/plant-a-pizza-garden-in-a-pot Plant a Pizza Garden in a Pot Posted by WesternGardener
One easy way to make the most of your small space vegetable garden is to plant an edible theme garden. My pizza garden in a pot has made for delicious results. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Summer Vacation to Canada]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 14:57:17 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15980/summer-vacation-to-canada http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15980/summer-vacation-to-canada Summer Vacation to Canada Posted by cookinwithherbs
I recently did a road trip to Toronto with herbalgalpals to attend the International Herb Association's annual conference. Here are a few highlights--gardens for you to visit vicariously, or next time you go to Canada--or put them on your list of things to do. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Squirrel Tree Bears Fruit]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 12:30:01 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15967/squirrel-tree-bears-fruit http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15967/squirrel-tree-bears-fruit Squirrel Tree Bears Fruit Posted by WesternGardener
Most gardeners work hard to keep squirrels out of their vegetable gardens. But sometimes one of the little critters can offer a pleasant surprise. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Summer in the White House Kitchen Garden]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:08:19 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15929/summer-in-the-white-house-kitchen-garden http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15929/summer-in-the-white-house-kitchen-garden Summer in the White House Kitchen Garden Posted by cookinwithherbs
While all of our gardens are peaking right now, here is a garden you might want to take a closer peek at--the Nation's Kitchen Garden. Did you know that you can arrange a date for a private tour of the White House Kitchen Garden during this summer season? Last week, I went with the Potomac Unit of the Herb Society of America and we had the whole garden to ourselves (well of course, we were accompanied by some security as well as a guide)! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Start Your Own Worm Compost Bin]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15919/start-your-own-worm-compost-bin http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15919/start-your-own-worm-compost-bin Start Your Own Worm Compost Bin Posted by yourownvictorygarden
Building your own worm compost (vermicompost) bin is an easy way to get a continuous supply of this great organic fertilizer. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Planning a Brand New Home Orchard]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:23:13 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15815/planning-a-brand-new-home-orchard http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15815/planning-a-brand-new-home-orchard Planning a Brand New Home Orchard Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Brand new farm. Brand new home orchard. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Plant an Edible Ornamental Hanging Basket]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:35:18 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15765/plant-an-edible-ornamental-hanging-basket http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15765/plant-an-edible-ornamental-hanging-basket Plant an Edible Ornamental Hanging Basket Posted by WesternGardener
Why choose between an ornamental garden or an edible one? Here’s a simple planting idea for a different take on a hanging basket. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Veggie Garden Tidbits, Volume I]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15743/veggie-garden-tidbits-volume-i http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15743/veggie-garden-tidbits-volume-i Veggie Garden Tidbits, Volume I Posted by yourownvictorygarden
Here’s the first volume of random, yet helpful tips and thoughts to feed your garden brain. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15743/veggie-garden-tidbits-volume-i
<![CDATA[The 20-30 Something Garden Guide by Dee Nash Book Review]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:38:20 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15728/the-20-30-something-garden-guide-by-dee-nash-book-review http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15728/the-20-30-something-garden-guide-by-dee-nash-book-review The 20-30 Something Garden Guide by Dee Nash Book Review Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Are you a 20-30 something that just happens to be new to gardening? We've got the book for you! ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15728/the-20-30-something-garden-guide-by-dee-nash-book-review
<![CDATA[Vegetable Gardening in the Rocky Mountain Region]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:34:33 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15722/vegetable-gardening-in-the-rocky-mountain-region http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15722/vegetable-gardening-in-the-rocky-mountain-region Vegetable Gardening in the Rocky Mountain Region Posted by WesternGardener
Mid-summer is a good time to evaluate your vegetable gardening efforts. If the garden isn’t living up to your expectations, you might want to turn to a new book that will help you “Plant, Grow and Eat the Best Edibles for Rocky Mountain Gardens.” ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15722/vegetable-gardening-in-the-rocky-mountain-region
<![CDATA[How to Make an Herbal Vinegar]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:18:50 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15513/how-to-make-an-herbal-vinegar http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15513/how-to-make-an-herbal-vinegar How to Make an Herbal Vinegar Posted by cookinwithherbs
Herbs are flourishing and it is time for the first harvest. Capture herbal essence by making herb-flavored vinegars--it is fun and easy to do--and you will have tasty infusions for the year ahead. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15513/how-to-make-an-herbal-vinegar
<![CDATA[Salute to Tomatoes in Patriotic Hues ]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:09:09 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15495/salute-to-tomatoes-in-patriotic-hues http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15495/salute-to-tomatoes-in-patriotic-hues Salute to Tomatoes in Patriotic Hues Posted by WesternGardener
In honor of Independence Day, here’s my salute to the red, white and blue—tomatoes, that is. ]]>
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