Copyright (c) 2014 VegetableGardener.com en-us Vegetable Gardener - Projects category featured posts Vegetable Gardener - Projects category featured posts http://www.vegetablegardener.com/projects Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:43:42 -0500 Vegetable Gardener - Projects category featured posts Vegetable Gardener - Projects category featured posts http://www.vegetablegardener.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.vegetablegardener.com/projects <![CDATA[Autumn Herbs in the Ozarks]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:29:38 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16290/autumn-herbs-in-the-ozarks http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16290/autumn-herbs-in-the-ozarks Autumn Herbs in the Ozarks Posted by cookinwithherbs
On the road in the Ozarks... here are some photos of the Heritage Herb Gardens at the Ozark Folk Center, as well as some roadside natives, in Mountain View, Arkansas. Do you know these herbs? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Plant a Beautiful Vegetable Garden]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:48:40 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16261/plant-a-beautiful-vegetable-garden http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16261/plant-a-beautiful-vegetable-garden Plant a Beautiful Vegetable Garden Posted by WesternGardener
Now’s the time to start dreaming about the vegetable garden you want to grow next season. One demonstration garden in Palmer, Alaska, is blooming with possibilities to help get you started. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tomato-Raisin Chutney]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:40:11 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16264/tomato-raisin-chutney http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16264/tomato-raisin-chutney Tomato-Raisin Chutney Posted by cookinwithherbs
If you still have homegrown tomatoes here is a recipe to try! We recently made this chutney for our reception at the Herb Harvest Fall Festival featuring foods of the British Isles—it was my favorite recipe of the evening. The members of the Ozark Unit of the HSA prepared all of the foods after researching through many cookbooks and this recipe is adapted from a recipe from The Irish Pub Cookbook by Margaret Johnson. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16264/tomato-raisin-chutney
<![CDATA[How to Create a Kitchen Ecosystem]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:56:18 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16262/how-to-create-a-kitchen-ecosystem http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16262/how-to-create-a-kitchen-ecosystem How to Create a Kitchen Ecosystem Posted by WesternGardener
Food writer Eugenia Bone explains how to turn an ordinary kitchen into an ecosystem. The first step is to create a perpetual pantry that’s stocked with homemade and high-quality ingredients. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16262/how-to-create-a-kitchen-ecosystem
<![CDATA[Build Your Own Wheelie Bin Composter]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16237/build-your-own-wheelie-bin-composter http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16237/build-your-own-wheelie-bin-composter Build Your Own Wheelie Bin Composter Posted by yourownvictorygarden
This composter turns a garbage bin into a moveable compost machine. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16237/build-your-own-wheelie-bin-composter
<![CDATA[Floating Row Cover and Grow Tunnels Extend the Growing Season]]> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:17:11 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16221/floating-row-cover-and-grow-tunnels-extend-the-growing-season http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16221/floating-row-cover-and-grow-tunnels-extend-the-growing-season Floating Row Cover and Grow Tunnels Extend the Growing Season Posted by cookinwithherbs
Although summer has gone and fall is here, it does not mean the end of the growing season. By using floating row cover or a grow tunnel covered with it--you can enjoy cool weather crop until the weather freezes. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16221/floating-row-cover-and-grow-tunnels-extend-the-growing-season
<![CDATA[Can You Top this Cabbage?]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:20:50 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16217/can-you-top-this-cabbage http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16217/can-you-top-this-cabbage Can You Top this Cabbage? Posted by WesternGardener
The winner of the 2014 Giant Cabbage Weigh-off at the Alaska State Fair tipped the scale at almost 118 pounds. One of the premier events at the fair, the cabbage contest draws world-wide attention. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16217/can-you-top-this-cabbage
<![CDATA[Raised Bed Installation & Building Tips]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16198/raised-bed-installation-building-tips http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16198/raised-bed-installation-building-tips Raised Bed Installation & Building Tips Posted by yourownvictorygarden
Putting in a raised bed garden? Here are some “builders tips” to make the project easier. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16198/raised-bed-installation-building-tips
<![CDATA[Welcome Fall--Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:36:30 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16205/welcome-fall-celebrate-the-autumnal-equinox http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16205/welcome-fall-celebrate-the-autumnal-equinox Welcome Fall--Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox Posted by cookinwithherbs
It's that time of year again already--the summer has come and gone--and today we celebrate the official arrival of autumn. There is still lots to do in the garden... ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16205/welcome-fall-celebrate-the-autumnal-equinox
<![CDATA[Alaska Vegetable Garden Offers Food for All]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:42:19 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16179/alaska-vegetable-garden-offers-food-for-all http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16179/alaska-vegetable-garden-offers-food-for-all Alaska Vegetable Garden Offers Food for All Posted by WesternGardener
The flowers, vegetables and herbs growing on the grounds of the Salvation Army office in Palmer, Alaska, is open to passersby who’d like to harvest fresh, local food from the raised beds. An effort of Grow Palmer, the garden encourages folks “take what you need and take time to pull a weed.” ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16179/alaska-vegetable-garden-offers-food-for-all
<![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. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16082/garden-bounty-late-summer-garden-happenings
<![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[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. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16047/toss-a-tomato-tasting-party
<![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. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16039/preparing-your-garden-for-fall
<![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. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/16031/plant-a-pizza-garden-in-a-pot
<![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[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)! ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15929/summer-in-the-white-house-kitchen-garden
<![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. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15919/start-your-own-worm-compost-bin
<![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. ]]>
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/15765/plant-an-edible-ornamental-hanging-basket
<![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