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How Do You Know When to Harvest Sweet Corn?

How Do You Know When to Harvest Sweet Corn?

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The day will come when you'll find yourself looking up at corn stalks which are now taller than you and wondering if the time is right to snap those ears off for tonight's dinner.

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Let  Worms Till Your Garden Beds

Let Worms Till Your Garden Beds

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I was chatting today about composting with a dear gardening friend when the subject of tilling came up...

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The Benefits of Raised Garden Beds

The Benefits of Raised Garden Beds

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If you've never grown vegetables in raised beds before, I promise that once you do, you'll be spoiled for the rest of your gardening life.

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QUESTION: Wild Grape Vines

QUESTION: Wild Grape Vines

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Does anyone know a way to get rid of & totally kill wild grape vine? I cut them way back and used industrial-strength Roundup, but they are still sprouting new shoots.

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Another Improved Meyer Lemon Tree in Suburbia

Another Improved Meyer Lemon Tree in Suburbia

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While I'm not a masterful fruit grower, I manage to successfully harvest the ones in my yard. And this year, suburbia has one more Improved Meyer lemon tree.

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Structured Salads are Super for Supper

Structured Salads are Super for Supper

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Structured salads are an easy way to use garden-fresh veggies and herbs. Besides being fun to make, these salads help stretch your creativity and grocery budget at the same time.

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Chefs From Across the Nation Gather at the White House Kitchen Garden

Chefs From Across the Nation Gather at the White House Kitchen Garden

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On Friday, June 4, 2010, over 500 chefs from 38 states gathered at the White House by invitation of the first lady, Michelle Obama in support of her Chefs on the Move initiative.

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Make Room for Moon and Stars and Golden Midget Watermelon

Make Room for 'Moon and Stars' and 'Golden Midget' Watermelon

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These are the two heirloom watermelons in my garden this year.

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How Do You Choose Which Tomato Varieties to Grow?

How Do You Choose Which Tomato Varieties to Grow?

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So many heirloom tomatoes; so little space.

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Grow a Cold Soup Garden

Grow a Cold Soup Garden

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A chilly bowl of cold soup is the perfect way to beat the summer heat. Just about any sturdy vegetable can be turned into a refreshing meal on a sizzling hot day.

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Releasing Ladybugs into the Garden

Releasing Ladybugs into the Garden

The idea is too keep them in the fridge for a short amount of time, not banish them to Siberia.

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A Visit to the Green Farmacy Garden

A Visit to the Green Farmacy Garden

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Dr. Jim Duke's Green Farmacy Garden is an outdoor learning classroom filled with herbs, flowers, vegetables--all of which help to keep us healthy.

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DIY Food Scrap Digester/Composter

DIY Food Scrap Digester/Composter

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Here's an easy to make pest-proof food scrap digester/composter.

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Organic Fertilizer Sources for the Garden

Organic Fertilizer Sources for the Garden

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Here's a list of some organic fertilizers that you may want to have on hand.

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What Does NPK Mean?

What Does NPK Mean?

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Here's the short answer.

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Controlling Weeds Organically

Controlling Weeds Organically

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While I've heard it's an effective method, I've also heard that it won't kill the weed's roots. For me, that's a deal breaker. The reason why I haven't given this mixture a shot is that I don't see the point if I can't be sure that I've snuffed them out entirely. But then I'm lazy like that.

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The 30-Mile Gardening Rule

The 30-Mile Gardening Rule

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Landscape designer, horticulturist and author Maureen Gilmer encourages gardeners to embrace their inner tightwad in her new book, “The Small Budget Gardener: All the Dirt on Saving Money in Your Garden.” Gardeners should pretend they live 30 miles from town so they’ll carefully think about their gardening needs before buying.

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Plant a Row for the Hungry by Growing Extra Vegetables

Plant a Row for the Hungry by Growing Extra Vegetables

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I rarely put on my serious voice here at Vegetable Gardener, but this is really, super-duper important.

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Sweet Bay (Laurus Nobilis): The Herb of Frankenstein

Sweet Bay (Laurus Nobilis): The Herb of Frankenstein

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Truth be told I would still describe its attitude as mild-mannered. But in a baby Godzilla sort of way.

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Want to Trade Veggies?

Want to Trade Veggies?

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Some gardeners grow 50 varieties of tomatoes, and some grow top notch green beans. Hey, we all have our gifts.

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