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Growing Vegetables for Fun and Profit in Denver

Growing Vegetables for Fun and Profit in Denver

A new ordinance allows Denver gardeners to start a farmstand in their front yards. Urban farmers can now sell fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and even eggs in their residential neighborhoods.

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Fermentation: More Countertop Cultivation

Fermentation: More Countertop Cultivation

In the throes of winter, looking out at the snow, we gardeners dream of growing gardens. With a surplus of root vegetables this time of year, I have been further experimenting with fermentation and here are some of my recent creations and tasty results.

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Test Old Vegetable Seeds Before Buying New

Test Old Vegetable Seeds Before Buying New

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If you want to save money on your vegetable garden this year, it pays to test your leftover vegetables seeds before investing in packets of new seeds. Use this simple germination test to find out how many new seeds you really need to buy.

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Countertop Grow-Your-Own

Countertop Grow-Your-Own

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Okay so it is freezing outside--instead of getting the gardening blues--try growing a few simple healthy and nutritious foods right on your kitchen countertop... I've got sprouts sprouting and veggies fermenting! It is easy and fun to do these simple projects.

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Seed Library Membership Has its Benefits

Seed Library Membership Has its Benefits

I just renewed my membership with the Hudson Valley Seed Library because of this year’s Community Seed offering. As a long-time vegetable gardener and satisfied library patron, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to be part of the Breed Your Own Zucchini program.

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Keep Your Seedlings Warm With A Holiday Light Heated Low Tunnel

Keep Your Seedlings Warm With A Holiday Light Heated Low Tunnel

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Don’t put away your holiday lights away just yet! You can repurpose them to keep your seedlings warm. In this project, I 'take it outside’ and combine the lighted board with a frost cloth-covered low tunnel. The two will provide great protection from cold days and freezing nights.

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Build A Moveable Straw Bale Cart

Build A Moveable Straw Bale Cart

This cart allows you to have a moveable straw bale garden on a deck or patio.

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New Ideas for Indoor Vegetable Gardening

New Ideas for Indoor Vegetable Gardening

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Vegetable gardeners typically spend the winter months dreaming about spring planting. But that could change with Elizabeth Millard’s creative new approach for cultivating an indoor kitchen garden filled with all kinds of fresh herbs and vegetables.

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Winter: Tis the Season

Winter: Tis the Season

Today, December 21, is the first day of winter; the shortest day of the year and the longest night. Although the Winter Solstice marks Midwinter, it is a day which I look forward to, since from now on the days become longer. From this day until the first of January is a time for reflection and repose, as well as celebration.

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Fire Cider Vinegar

Fire Cider Vinegar

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This elixir is well known amongst herbalists, created by Rosemary Gladstar, and has been made by many of us for years now. December 6 was World Fire Cider Vinegar Day. Check out this easy recipe--I make this every fall after I harvest my horseradish--to use throughout the winter months for a general tonic and to help fight colds and flu.

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No More Gardening Guesswork

No More Gardening Guesswork

If you’ve ever made your own seed tape with paper, glue and small vegetable seeds, you know the tape makes planting faster, easier and in straighter rows. What if you could plan and plant your entire garden that way?

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Celebrate National Cookie Day with Herbal Butter Cookies

Celebrate National Cookie Day with Herbal Butter Cookies

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December 4 is National Cookie Day and since this is a special holiday month--why not celebrate with cookies? Check out this recipe for a delightfully versatile cookie featuring herbs from the garden--with many variations--they are really easy to make and can be made ahead.

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Grow Tunnel Update

Grow Tunnel Update

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Here it is the last day of November and I am still harvesting lettuce, spinach, arugula, cilantro, parsley, chard, kale, mustard and collard greens in my zone 7 garden. This is due to the fact that it is growing in a small grow tunnel under floating row cover--this gardener is a happy camper!

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Holiday Gift Ideas For Veggie Gardeners 2014

Holiday Gift Ideas For Veggie Gardeners 2014

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Here are some great holiday gift ideas for the veggie gardener on your list.

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#Garden365 Encourages Year-round Gardening

#Garden365 Encourages Year-round Gardening

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The calendar may read November, but there are still plenty of vegetable gardeners gearing up for planting. A new push for year-round gardening is helping to support gardeners who want to grow 365 days a year.

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Pumpkintime

Pumpkintime

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It's that time of year again--Happy Halloween! Don't toss the pumpkin that you have been using to decorate your front stoop--bring it into the kitchen and use it in some seasonal recipes--here's a tasty treat: Pumpkin Scones with Thyme!

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Hoop House Style Raised Bed Frost Protection

Hoop House Style Raised Bed Frost Protection

This small “hoop house" style structure can support whatever frost covering material you need, and can be mounted to the bed in a couple of ways.

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Prepare Fall Garden for Spring Planting

Prepare Fall Garden for Spring Planting

While you’re harvesting the last of this year’s vegetable garden, it’s time to think spring. Now’s the time to prepare the soil for next season’s bountiful harvest.

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Autumn Herbs in the Ozarks

Autumn Herbs in the Ozarks

On the road in the Ozarks... here are some photos of the Heritage Herb Gardens at the Ozark Folk Center, as well as some roadside natives, in Mountain View, Arkansas. Do you know these herbs?

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Plant a Beautiful Vegetable Garden

Plant a Beautiful Vegetable Garden

Now’s the time to start dreaming about the vegetable garden you want to grow next season. One demonstration garden in Palmer, Alaska, is blooming with possibilities to help get you started.

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