A Veggie Garden Checklist

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Become a better veggie gardener by learning the finer points of interplanting, fertilizing, harvesting, and more.

Grow8 For more expert advice and inspiration, check out Grow Vol. 8,  Fine Gardening's guide to vegetable gardening.
Interplanting in the Vegetable Garden Interplanting Crops in the Vegetable Garden
Interplanting is an intensive technique that allows you to grow fast-maturing crops with slow-growing ones.Get tips on crop combinations that work well to maximize yield from your garden space.   Read more...
Organic Fertilizer Sources for the Garden Organic Fertilizer Sources for the Garden
Nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium are the main nutrients needed by plants, and all can be obtained from organic sources.    Read more...
Video: How to Harvest Annual Herbs Video: How to Harvest Annual Herbs
Annual herbs such as basil, cilantro, dill, and chervil can be fully harvested about once a month during the growing season. This regular pruning encourages new growth and maximizes leaf yield. In this video, culinary herbalist Susan Belsinger demonstrates how to get the most from your annual herbs..   Watch the video...
A Stir-Fry Garden A Stir-Fry Garden
Stir-frying is an easy technique that is quick and healthful, and you don't really need a recipe. If you like to stir-fry, here are some suggestions of crops to plant..   Read more...
Videos: How to Grow Great Squash Videos: How to Grow Great Squash
Learn the best way to plant squash (summer or winter), nurture it through the growing season, harvest and store it, and use it in a delicious recipe (Summer Squash Linguine).   Watch the videos...
Video: Composting Made Easy Video: Composting Made Easy
Jodie Colon, Compost Educator at Bronx Green-Up in New York City, shows you how to mix dead, dry leaves and stems, fresh moist green plant materials, and food scraps in a compost heap.   Watch the video...
The Tomato Sandwich, Summer's Ultimate Food The Tomato Sandwich, Summer's Ultimate Food
You'll need bread, mayonnaise, seasoning, and of course, a sun-ripened tomato or two. But which variety?.   Read more...


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