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Sweet Treats Lives Up to Its Name

Sweet Treats Lives Up to Its Name

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The new pink cherry tomato called ‘Sweet Treats’ is genetically different from red cherry tomatoes in the way it looks and tastes.

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All About Compost

All About Compost

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Composting turns kitchen and yard scraps into a marvelous soil amendment, and you don't have to do much to accomplish this stunning transformation. Follow the links to learn all about the benefits of composting, composting systems, building a compost bin, managing your compost, compost tea, and worm composting.

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QUESTION: No female zucchini blossoms

QUESTION: No female zucchini blossoms

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Recently my zucchini and summer squash plants have stopped producing squash. I have this morning 23 blossoms, all male, on 3 plants. The plants are very large and healthy. Does anyone know the...

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Support Local Farmers by Joining a CSA

Support Local Farmers by Joining a CSA

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Personally, I think this is the best thing to come along since Kleenex.

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QUESTION: Insect Issues

QUESTION: Insect Issues

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What insect makes these webs?  They are far too fine for a spider--they are like sheer pantyhose.  Sometimes I cannot even see them until the fine spray from my hose highlights their...

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QUESTION: Help! Nematodes Are Killing My Beloved Tomatoes

QUESTION: Help! Nematodes Are Killing My Beloved Tomatoes

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Okay, so I'm only a second season backyard gardener and for gardening info, I'm based in Southern California, a few blocks from the ocean. We put in two 4x6 beds last year and had bumper crops...

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The Victory Garden Composter

The Victory Garden Composter

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A compost bin is simply essential in your garden. This two-bin design is simple, efficient, and won't break your budget to make.

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Got Weird Veggies or Funny Fruit?

Got Weird Veggies or Funny Fruit?

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The Weird Veggie and Funny Fruit contest is on again this year to find the strangest looking vegetable or fruit you've either grown in your own garden or found at your local farmer's market.

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What Watermelon Varieties Are You Harvesting This Summer?

What Watermelon Varieties Are You Harvesting This Summer?

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Mark Twain once said, "When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat." You'll get no argument here.

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The EGGplant and I

The EGGplant and I

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Our gardens are in full swing and one of my favorite summer vegetables is eggplant! There are infinite ways to cook this tasty aubergine. In Greece, it is beloved and on every menu in at least three to five different preparations. I have only two varieties in my garden, however the farmers' markets are brimming over with eggplants in every color and shape. Enjoy them now!

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Homegrown / Homemade: Squash

Homegrown / Homemade: Squash

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If your squash plants are thriving, but fruit is tiny and shrivels on the vine, the problem could be that the flowers aren't being pollinated by bees and other insects. Fortunately, there's a simple fix: hand pollination. You take a male flower and transfer its pollen to female flowers. See how it's done in this video.

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Fashionable Sage is a Wise Choice for the Garden

Fashionable Sage is a Wise Choice for the Garden

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When horticulture and high fashion meet, the results are chic, stylish and definitely delicious.

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Pollinating Insects in the Garden

Pollinating Insects in the Garden

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Just like the predatory insects, you'll want to lure the pollinators to the garden.

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QUESTION: Is August too late to prune tomatoes

QUESTION: Is August too late to prune tomatoes

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Is it too late to prune back tomatoes and how do I do that. I didn't cage them and they went haywire while I was away and are all over the place! Thanks so much for help.  

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Predatory Insects in the Garden

Predatory Insects in the Garden

Here's a handy list of the beneficial insect predators that you'll want to invite to your garden.

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Homegrown / Homemade: Basil

Homegrown / Homemade: Basil

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Whatever kind of basil you grow, pruning keeps your plants bushy and productive. Danielle shows Sarah how to pinch back the basil plants and remove the flowers, then Sarah shows Danielle how to whip up a quick dish: Thai Stir-Fried Chicken with Basil.

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Visiting Gardens in the Summertime

Visiting Gardens in the Summertime

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It is summertime and the livin’ is easy—that is if you are at home in the a.c. with a long, tall cool drink of lemonade or iced tea. I have been out on the road, giving lectures and visiting public as well as private gardens. Fortunately, I am with like-minded people, those who like to garden and cook...

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Get Ready for Fall Lettuce

Get Ready for Fall Lettuce

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Still when I think of grocery stores, I can't help but think of iceberg lettuce. Iceberg lettuce is just the tip of the, well - iceberg.

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Like Two Beans in a Pod

Like Two Beans in a Pod

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Succession planting is a way to grow more vegetables in garden beds, but it can work in containers, too.

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Homegrown / Homemade: Blueberries

Homegrown / Homemade: Blueberries

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Blueberry bushes make a great addition to your edible landscape, and in this video series, you'll see why.

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