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Writing from the Road

Writing from the Road

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Lecturer and author Susan Belsinger reports from the road as a traveling gardener--it is springtime everywhere--in varying stages.

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Growing for Competition

Growing for Competition

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Find out what it takes to grow vegetables with prize-winning potential on the fair circuit.

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Video: Fridays at the Farm

Video: Fridays at the Farm

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Feeling disconnected from his food, filmmaker Richard Power Hoffmann joins an organic CSA farm. This award-winning documentary is an absolute treat!

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Raising Animals as Gardening Allies

Raising Animals as Gardening Allies

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Chickens, ducks, and rabbits can add a lot to a kitchen garden. If you build them a decent shelter and take good care of them, they will reward you in many ways.

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A Kitchen Garden on the White House Lawn

A Kitchen Garden on the White House Lawn

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Yes, it has come to pass. The Obamas will be joining the ranks of vegetable gardeners. Photographed at the site of the official kitchen garden, First Lady Michelle Obama works with kids from Washington's Bancroft Elementary School to break ground.

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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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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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Getting Kids to Eat Vegetables

Getting Kids to Eat Vegetables

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Forget the tricks and bribes. Ken Haedrich reveals the best ways to get your kids to eat their veggies.

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Keep a Garden Journal

Keep a Garden Journal

Recording your garden's rhythms and rhymes improves results and spurs creativity.

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Master Gardening

Master Gardening

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If you love gardening and helping others, here's a program for you.

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Whats a Garden Worth?

What's a Garden Worth?

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Roger and Jacqueline Doiron do the math and calculate the cost of their garden vegetables for one growing season.

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Getting Ready to Garden

Getting Ready to Garden

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Last-minute care gets your garden off to a great start. Janet Jemmott discusses how to prevent problems in the garden, how to make compost, how to get your tools ready, and how to prepare the soil.

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Hows your memory?

How's your memory?

If you're anything like us, you have plants on the brain and the memory of a goldfish. That's why we think you'll love our botanical match game.

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How to Start a Kitchen Garden

How to Start a Kitchen Garden

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Lucy Apthorp Leske designs a vegetable garden for her sister and her family, and explains what we all need to consider before deciding to start a garden of our own including size, location, and cost.

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9 Reasons to Start a Vegetable Garden

9 Reasons to Start a Vegetable Garden

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Need convincing that growing your own vegetables is worth the time and effort? Read on.

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Lessons from a Restaurant Garden

Lessons from a Restaurant Garden

Growing techniques that feed diners at Arrows will produce dinners for your family.

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The Story of Peach Melba

The Story of Peach Melba

This spectacular dessert was created for the great Australian opera singer Nellie Melba. Most modern interpretations fall far short of the original.

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Rooftop Refuge in the Asphalt Jungle

Rooftop Refuge in the Asphalt Jungle

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Container gardening aloft requires vigilant care, but the rewards are ample.

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Old World Splendor, New World Style

Old World Splendor, New World Style

With a little imagination, grand gardens can inspire even the smallest plots. After visiting Rosemary Verey's famous kitchen garden at Barnsley House, author Betty Lou Davis transforms her own Maryland vegetable garden.

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Invitation to a Garden

Invitation to a Garden

Debora Carl planned a garden where family and friends could grill, eat, and enjoy each other's company.

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