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A Seattle Terrace Garden

A Seattle Terrace Garden

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This garden features perennial fruits, vegetables, and herbs selected for productivity as well as for looks. Cedar-edged brick paths give the garden structure.

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Yes, You Can Practice Crop Rotation

Yes, You Can Practice Crop Rotation

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Here is a simple approach to a complex concept. If you rotate crops according to their nutritional requirements, then you can add soil amendments in rotation, too.

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How to Grow Culinary Thyme

How to Grow Culinary Thyme

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By mimicking their native habitat as closely as possible and by learning how to prune the plants correctly, Rexford Talbert grows thymes in abundance.

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How to Grow Espalier Apple Trees

How to Grow Espalier Apple Trees

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Produce more fruit in less space with this centuries-old technique. Ron Wade guides us step-by-step through the first three years in the life of an espaliered apple tree.

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Using Manure to Fertilize Your Garden

Using Manure to Fertilize Your Garden

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Whether it's from cows, goats, rabbits, or birds, manure makes for good growing.

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How to Grow Radicchio

How to Grow Radicchio

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Radicchio's intriguing flavor combines well with milder lettuces and greens. If you can't grow an heirloom, go modern. Here's how to grow your own.

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How to Grow Sweet Potatoes

How to Grow Sweet Potatoes

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For the home gardener, the sweet potato is easy to grow, delicious, versatile, and highly nutritious.

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How to Grow Saffron

How to Grow Saffron

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It makes sense to grow your own saffron, the world's most expensive spice. Here's how to grow it affordably and add a little color to your cooking.

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How to Grow Leeks

How to Grow Leeks

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The leek is not only a beloved vegetable, but a garden ornament as well. Abigail Wiscombe tells how to enjoy an ample supply of them from late summer through spring. Rich soil, ample water, and hilling up are what it takes.

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Overwintering Rosemary in the North

Overwintering Rosemary in the North

Here's how to coax rosemary through the winter.

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How to Grow Rosemary

How to Grow Rosemary

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Among the few herbs that are a must for every kitchen garden, rosemary, most would agree, is preeminent. Sprawling or upright, in garden or pot, this herb loves a place in the sun.

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Video: Squash Blossoms

Video: Squash Blossoms

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Here's how to tell which squash blossoms you can pick for eating, and which ones you should leave for fruit.

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The Sex Life of Flowers: a Primer on Pollination

The Sex Life of Flowers: a Primer on Pollination

A blossom is nothing more than a lure, designed to attract bees or other polinators to move pollen from anther to pistil.

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Growing Beans to Save for Seed

Growing Beans to Save for Seed

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Growing beans for seed saving isn't complicated if you follow these tips for harvesting, drying, and storing.

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Soil-Block Recipe for Pumpkins and Squash

Soil-Block Recipe for Pumpkins and Squash

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Here's a special mix that will get your cucurbits seedlings off to a flying start.

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How to Support Tomatoes

How to Support Tomatoes

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Here's how to provide your tomato vines with some structure for easier harvesting, bigger fruits, and a better yield

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Video: Plant an Easy-to-Water Strawberry Jar

Video: Plant an Easy-to-Water Strawberry Jar

Keeping the soil in strawberry jars evenly moist can be challenging. Most jars are made of clay, which tends to dry out easily, and they're usually positioned in the sunniest spot in the garden. Watch this video to learn how to plant an easy-to-water strawberry jar.

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Why Lettuce Bolts, and What You Can Do About It

Why Lettuce Bolts, and What You Can Do About It

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When a plant bolts, it forms flowers and then seeds, and while this is happening, the leaves turn bitter. Lettuce is not the only plant to bolt, but it's the plant that has been most studied. Learn what causes bolting and bitterness, and what you can do to delay the process.

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Formality and Surprise in a Garden Design

Formality and Surprise in a Garden Design

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Here's a plan for a stunning 32-foot-square cottage-style garden that is productive, inventive, and not difficult to maintain.

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