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Use Stockings as Plant Ties

Use Stockings as Plant Ties

Don't wear these horrible itchy things--use them in the veggie garden.

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Video: Its Tomatomania! So Why Do You Grow Tomatoes?

Video: It's Tomatomania! So Why Do You Grow Tomatoes?

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We took a trip to the annual Tomatomania festival this weekend for a look at what's hot in heirloom tomatoes, from Matt's Wild Cherry Tomatoes (my favorite) to the Green Zebra variety. Plus, tell us why YOU grow tomatoes.

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Video: How to Make Compost Tea

Video: How to Make Compost Tea

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Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, and Mark Highland, from Organic Mechanic Soil, whip up a batch of compost tea for Patti's indoor garden.

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How to Grow Shallots

How to Grow Shallots

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Shallots are an elegant addition to dressings, sauces, and sautés. If you choose a suitable variety, you'll be able to grow enough of this delicacy for a year-round supply.

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Meet the Aloe Vera Plant (Aloe barbadensis)

Meet the Aloe Vera Plant (Aloe barbadensis)

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It's said that Cleopatra claimed aloe vera as one of her greatest beauty secrets. Who am I to argue with Cleopatra?

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Frugal Seed Starting Trays

Frugal Seed Starting Trays

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Using egg cartons to start your seeds will save you money and will help get your garden off to a great start.

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Video: May Square Foot Gardening Tips with Mel and Patti

Video: May Square Foot Gardening Tips with Mel and Patti

It's been gloomy and gray on the East Coast, but the rain has brought my garden alive!

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Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners is a Great Resource

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners is a Great Resource

Cornell's "citizen science" Web site offers ratings and growing information for more than 5,000 vegetable varieties.

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Video: Make Pots from Recycled Newspaper!

Video: Make Pots from Recycled Newspaper!

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At my farm, I transplant my veggie seedlings into pots made from old newspapers. It's a great way to save money, and it's so easy to do I have my nine-year-old show you how!

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Seasonal Food from a Monastery Garden

Seasonal Food from a Monastery Garden

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Simplicity reigns, whether it's tending the vegetables, cooking the meals, or preserving the harvest.

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QUESTION: What plants and flowers attract hummingbirds?

QUESTION: What plants and flowers attract hummingbirds?

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what plants and flowers attract hummingbirds?

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Nasturtiums

Nasturtiums

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Want to add a tangy accent to your summer salads? Try growing nasturtium.

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Video: A Simple and Easy Compost Bin

Video: A Simple and Easy Compost Bin

Here is an easy and inexpensive way to make a compost bin.

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Grow Birdhouse Gourds

Grow Birdhouse Gourds

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While you're planting food and flowers in your garden, why not plant a garden craft, as well? Birdhouse gourds or bottle gourds are one of the thick-skinned gourds that are mainly grown for crafts or decoration.

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How to Grow Artichokes

How to Grow Artichokes

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You may be surprised to learn you can grow artichokes just about anywhere, if you choose the right growing technique for your climate.

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Video: Strawberries Are a Great Alternative to a Lawn

Video: Strawberries Are a Great Alternative to a Lawn

Strawberries make a great ground cover that is easy to grow and produces a luscious fruit that goes great with almost any meal.

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Garlic as an Herbal Medicine

Garlic as an Herbal Medicine

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Garlic has a more practical side that you may not be aware of and it just might be the information you need to push you over the proverbial edge to plant some in your garden this year.

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Get an Early Start for Your Spring Garden

Get an Early Start for Your Spring Garden

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Do a little work in the fall to prepare your garden for an early, productive crop in the spring.

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How to Grow Mache (Corn Salad): Springs First Green

How to Grow Mache (Corn Salad): Spring's First Green

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Blissfully simple to grow, this gourmet green will overwinter to grace your table at the start of the season.

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Growing Persimmons

Growing Persimmons

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Mild-climate Asian varieties such as 'Hachiya' and 'Fuyu' have sweet fruits, lovely form, and gorgeous fall color.

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