Copyright (c) 2015 VegetableGardener.com en-us Vegetable Gardener - Grow category featured posts Vegetable Gardener - Grow category featured posts http://www.vegetablegardener.com/grow Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:56:32 -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[Plant Scented Geraniums for Flavorful Meals]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:07:07 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/61216/plant-scented-geraniums-for-flavorful-meals http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/61216/plant-scented-geraniums-for-flavorful-meals Plant Scented Geraniums for Flavorful Meals Posted by WesternGardener
While planting the vegetable garden this year, be sure to add a few scented geranium plants. They're as lovely in the garden as they are tasty in garden-fresh recipes. ]]>
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<![CDATA[10 Fascinating Facts About Honey Bees]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:02:07 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/61210/10-fascinating-facts-about-honey-bees http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/61210/10-fascinating-facts-about-honey-bees 10 Fascinating Facts About Honey Bees Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Beyond the pollination, beyond the honey, is the amazing life of the bee colony. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Savory, Herb of the Year 2015]]> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:05:18 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/61172/savory-herb-of-the-year-2015 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/61172/savory-herb-of-the-year-2015 Savory, Herb of the Year 2015 Posted by cookinwithherbs
The International Herb Association's latest book Savory, Herb of the Year 2015 is hot off the presses. It is time to be planting savory plants or sowing summer savory seed right now! Celebrate this tasty herb. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Prevent Food Waste]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:52:34 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/61084/how-to-prevent-food-waste http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/61084/how-to-prevent-food-waste How to Prevent Food Waste Posted by WesternGardener
One way to celebrate Earth Day this year is to find ways to reduce food waste. Experts say that as much as half of all of the fresh fruits, vegetables and other fresh produce bought in the U.S. goes to waste. Here are a dozen ways to keep fresh vegetables in the fridge and out of the landfill. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Plant an Early Spring Container Garden]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:58:07 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/61036/plant-an-early-spring-container-garden http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/61036/plant-an-early-spring-container-garden Plant an Early Spring Container Garden Posted by WesternGardener
The harvest for tasty greens and ripe radishes is only a few weeks away if you plant containers of some of the fastest growing edibles around. ]]>
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<![CDATA[On the Road: Kraut Recipe from a Wild and Cultured Herbal Lunch Menu]]> Sun, 12 Apr 2015 20:55:44 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60999/on-the-road-kraut-recipe-from-a-wild-and-cultured-herbal-lunch-menu http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60999/on-the-road-kraut-recipe-from-a-wild-and-cultured-herbal-lunch-menu On the Road: Kraut  Recipe from a Wild and Cultured Herbal Lunch Menu Posted by cookinwithherbs
Home again, however finishing up a few details from recent road trip. Attendees from the Medicinal Herb Workshop requested the Smoky Kale Sauerkraut recipe so here it is. ]]>
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<![CDATA[On the Road: Medicinal Herb Field Trip and Workshop in the Arkansas Ozarks]]> Sat, 11 Apr 2015 15:43:42 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60978/on-the-road-medicinal-herb-field-trip-and-workshop-in-the-arkansas-ozarks http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60978/on-the-road-medicinal-herb-field-trip-and-workshop-in-the-arkansas-ozarks On the Road: Medicinal Herb Field Trip and Workshop in the Arkansas Ozarks Posted by cookinwithherbs
Last weekend was the annual Medicinal Herb Field Trip and Workshop at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View, Arkansas. It sure is springtime in the Ozarks--check out the pix--and you'll feel like you were out on the trail with us! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Grow Herbs for a Spa Experience]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:22:05 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60953/grow-herbs-for-a-spa-experience http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60953/grow-herbs-for-a-spa-experience Grow Herbs for a  Spa Experience Posted by WesternGardener
A luxurious spa experience awaits you. All you need is The Herb Lover’s Spa Book and some fragrant herbs from your garden. ]]>
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<![CDATA[On the Road: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:46:39 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60910/on-the-road-lady-bird-johnson-wildflower-center http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60910/on-the-road-lady-bird-johnson-wildflower-center On the Road: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Posted by cookinwithherbs
I've read about and seen photos of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and always wanted to visit. Finally made it there and was impressed with the vast space, the rock structures and buildings, not to mention the fauna and flora. Come take a look... ]]>
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<![CDATA[On the Road: American Botanical Council, Austin, Texas]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:36:48 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60889/on-the-road-american-botanical-council-austin-texas http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60889/on-the-road-american-botanical-council-austin-texas On the Road: American Botanical Council, Austin, Texas Posted by cookinwithherbs
This spring has been busy with a road trip from Arkansas to Texas and back--we saw miles and miles of Texas! We started with a program on 'Shrubs, Switchel and Beveridge: The Art of Creating Fruited Vinegars' at the ABC. Check out the gardens at the American Botanical Council. Check out the gardens at the ABC, why you should go visit, and become a member! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Plant Green Beans Up a Teepee Trellis]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:38:43 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60867/plant-green-beans-up-a-teepee-trellis http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60867/plant-green-beans-up-a-teepee-trellis Plant Green Beans Up a Teepee Trellis Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Plant pole beans, garden peas, nasturtiums, black-eyed Susan vines, sweet peas, miniature pumpkins, scarlet runner beans, or birdhouse gourds at the base of bamboo poles to create a teepee trellis. ]]>
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<![CDATA[New Vegetable Grafting Mirrors Old Solanum Experiments ]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:05:52 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60846/new-vegetable-grafting-mirrors-old-solanum-experiments http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60846/new-vegetable-grafting-mirrors-old-solanum-experiments New Vegetable Grafting Mirrors Old Solanum Experiments Posted by WesternGardener
What do you get when you cross a tomato with a potato plant? If you answered the new Ketchup ‘n’ Fries plant from Territorial Seed Company, you’re right. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Grow Micro Greens Indoors--Part Two]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:15:17 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60786/how-to-grow-micro-greens-indoors-part-two http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60786/how-to-grow-micro-greens-indoors-part-two How to Grow Micro Greens Indoors--Part Two Posted by WesternGardener
If you planted your micro greens with me last week, your sprouts should have already popped up with their seed leaves called cotyledons. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Grow Micro Greens Indoors]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60787/how-to-grow-micro-greens-indoors http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60787/how-to-grow-micro-greens-indoors How to Grow Micro Greens Indoors Posted by WesternGardener
Would you like to join me in a delicious indoor gardening project? Let’s grow a container of fresh and tasty micro greens indoors. Plant along with me and you’ll be enjoying fresh greens in about two weeks. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Springtime: on the road again]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:59:19 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60779/springtime-on-the-road-again http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60779/springtime-on-the-road-again Springtime: on the road again Posted by cookinwithherbs
Well I departed from the frigid temps in Maryland with over 12-inches of snow on the ground to head south to begin another series of springtime herbal events. While still chilly here in Arkansas, the snow has melted, the precipitation is rain with temps in the 50s and the daffodils are up three or four inches and budded, though not yet open. The first night I arrived the peepers were peepin’ around the pond and in the ditches—a sure sign of spring. Read on to find out upcoming events... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Grow Herbs with a Miniature Aquaponics System]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:43:12 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60764/grow-herbs-with-a-miniature-aquaponics-system http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60764/grow-herbs-with-a-miniature-aquaponics-system Grow Herbs with a Miniature Aquaponics System Posted by WesternGardener
What do you get when you combine hydroponics with aquaculture? A self-cleaning fish tank that grows real food, without the need for any soil or fertilizer. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Winter's Passing]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:58:03 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60751/winters-passing http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60751/winters-passing Winter's Passing Posted by cookinwithherbs
Today is the last day of February--gardeners take heart and prepare for spring! Although it might not seem like it with these frigid temperatures and snow and sleet still in the forecast--it will happen. Be sure to still feed our fine feathered friends in this weather! March brings all sorts of spring and green celebrations from the full worm moon, daylight saving time, St. Patrick's Day and the vernal equinox--hallelujah! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Planting for Scent, Touch, and Sound]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:06:21 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60745/planting-for-scent-touch-and-sound http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60745/planting-for-scent-touch-and-sound Planting for Scent, Touch, and Sound Posted by ChrisMcLaughlin
Our gardens should be a feast for all of the senses. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Rethinking the Spring Vegetable Garden]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:27:45 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60725/rethinking-the-spring-vegetable-garden http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60725/rethinking-the-spring-vegetable-garden Rethinking the Spring Vegetable Garden Posted by WesternGardener
When the vegetable garden is covered by a thick, fluffy blanket of snow, the blank slate gives gardeners a chance to think. And rethink. Here are four vegetable gardening ideas to consider for your garden this spring. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Create Vegetable Centerpieces]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:52:36 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60690/how-to-create-vegetable-centerpieces http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/60690/how-to-create-vegetable-centerpieces How to Create Vegetable Centerpieces Posted by WesternGardener
Vegetables aren’t just for eating, they make beautiful decorations, too. Here’s how to create tasty table centerpieces using fruits and vegetables in place of fresh flowers. ]]>
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