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How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms

How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms

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Looking for a long-term project? Consider growing your own mushrooms. Shiitakes raised at home are superior in taste, texture, and appearance to what is commercially available. They're a lot cheaper, too.

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How to Build a Kitchen Garden From Scratch

How to Build a Kitchen Garden From Scratch

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Formal design, lots of structures, and exuberant plantings add up to a lush, generous garden.

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Controlling Aphids in Your Garden

Controlling Aphids in Your Garden

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Aphids are those little pear-shaped gals that congregate around the undersides of leaves or the terminal buds on your rose bushes. You won’t be bothered by them in numbers of two or three, but when the situation resembles a Rolling Stones concert – that’s when you’ll sit up and take notice.

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Video: A Simple Way to Start Seeds Indoors

Video: A Simple Way to Start Seeds Indoors

If you live in a cold climate, you may need to get a head start on crops that take a long time to mature, such as tomatoes and peppers, by starting seeds indoors in late winter. This video shows you how.

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Tools for Working the Soil

Tools for Working the Soil

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Forget the rototiller. An experienced gardener recommends five tried-and-true hand tools for preparing seedbeds and moving dirt around.

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A Mini-Farm in San Francisco

A Mini-Farm in San Francisco

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Faced with unplanned retirement, a gardener transforms a weed-choked backyard into a micro market garden that grows greens by the fistful.

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The Benefits of Growing Potatoes in Containers

The Benefits of Growing Potatoes in Containers

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There's any number of reasons that we gardeners might prefer to grow things up as opposed to out.

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Edible Flowers Enliven a Garden

Edible Flowers Enliven a Garden

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A Pacific Northwest inn mixes blossoms with greens, and you can too. They'll enliven your palate as well as your landscape.

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Gardening Tip: Keeping Up with the Garden

Gardening Tip: Keeping Up with the Garden

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If you took the plunge and started a vegetable garden but are wondering how you’ll ever have the time to maintain it, here’s a deceptively simple suggestion: Walk by it every day.

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The Starter Garden

The Starter Garden

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Leaf lettuce, green beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, and zucchini are good choices for a first garden.

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Video: Frequently Asked Square Foot Gardening Questions

Video: Frequently Asked Square Foot Gardening Questions

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Patti Moreno and Mel Bartholomew answer some of the basic questions about square foot gardening that have been emailed to us over the years.

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Try Soil Bag Planting for No-Dig Beds

Try Soil Bag Planting for No-Dig Beds

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Is anyone out there in a hurry? Are you working three jobs, have seven children, or on your way to a fire? This no-dig planting method is the fastest way to a vegetable garden – a soil bag can...

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The Sludge Report: Using Recycled Municipal Wastewater Solids as a Soil Amendment

The Sludge Report: Using Recycled Municipal Wastewater Solids as a Soil Amendment

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Should you put compost derived from wastewater solids on your kitchen garden? The answers are hard to come by, but the questions are worth asking.

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All About Pickling Cucumbers

All About Pickling Cucumbers

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Compact varieties grow fast in almost any amount of space, in this article you'll learn how to select, plant, water, and use this versatile vegetable without pickling them. You'll also find out how to protect your crop against the cucumber beetle.

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Friendly Blue Mason Bees are Perfect Pollinators

Friendly Blue Mason Bees are Perfect Pollinators

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You'll want to encourage these docile, no-sting, super pollinators into your garden.

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How to Grow Onions from Seed

How to Grow Onions from Seed

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Start with seeds to pick the best varieties for flavor, color and storage.

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How to Start Tomato Plants from Cuttings

How to Start Tomato Plants from Cuttings

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Starting tomato plants from cuttings is a fast and easy project that even beginners can do blindfolded.

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Video: Mini Hoop House for your Raised Garden Bed

Video: Mini Hoop House for your Raised Garden Bed

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It doesn't matter where you live, you can have a veggie garden even before the last frost date!

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How to Grow Radishes

How to Grow Radishes

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For a peppery crunch, these quick-to-grow roots are hard to beat.

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Planning Your First Vegetable Garden

Planning Your First Vegetable Garden

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Before you decide on what to grow, you need to make some decisions about your garden's location, size, and shape.

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