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Cabbagepalooza!... Sauerkraut and More

Cabbagepalooza!... Sauerkraut and More

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Recently, my next-door farmer came over with about 20 or more cabbages and we had a cabbagepalooza--making everything from sauerkraut and kimchi to stuffed cabbage rolls. Let yourself become cabbage-inspired with story, pix and recipe ideas below.

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National Tie One On Day

National Tie One On Day

Thousands of apron-wearers are set to celebrate National Tie One On Day on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. All you have to do is wrap, write and deliver.

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Reader Recap: How Did Your Garden Grow?

Reader Recap: How Did Your Garden Grow?

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What were you happiest with in your garden during the 2012 season? Please share your most successful gardening tips, best plant recommendations and other good growing ideas.

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Making Sorghum Syrup

Making Sorghum Syrup

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Recently, I had the great fun and pleasure to be involved in making sorghum the old-fashioned way. Sorghum producer, Benson Hardaway from Strawberry, Arkansas brought his sorghum and we pressed it using a donkey-powered sorghum mill at the Ozark Folk Center State Park.

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Protecting Your Plants From The Cold

Protecting Your Plants From The Cold

There are a number of options available to you for protecting your plants from frosts and freezes.

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How to Grow Giant Pumpkins

How to Grow Giant Pumpkins

A new record for giant pumpkins was set this year with a 2009-pounder grown by Ron Wallace of Rhode Island. Can you imagine trying to carve that into a jack-o-lantern for Halloween?

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Testing Your Soil

Testing Your Soil

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A soil test is a simple project that will provide helpful information about your soil.

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Autumn Happenings in the Arkansas Ozarks

Autumn Happenings in the Arkansas Ozarks

Writing from the road, in the Arkansas Ozarks, where the gardens are in full autumnal glory. Check out these photos from the Kitchen Garden at the Ozark Folk Center.

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Fall Decorating with Vegetables

Fall Decorating with Vegetables

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The fading flowers of summer give gardeners an opportunity to liven up the landscape with the colors of fall. Here are 10 ideas for fall decorating using the fruits and vegetables from your garden.

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Chile Harvest Peaks with Autumnal Equinox

Chile Harvest Peaks with Autumnal Equinox

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Although I've been harvesting chile peppers from the garden for some time now... this time of year the chiles are peaking in gardens around the country. Last week I was able to procure Hatch chiles from New Mexico and are they ever delicious!

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A Young Mans First Garden

A Young Man's First Garden

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My first experience as a gardening teacher and mentor to a young man.

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Easy Recipe for Candied Jalapenos

Easy Recipe for Candied Jalapenos

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Have you ever had a hankering for a condiment that’s a combination of sweet, hot and a little tart? Then this easy recipe for candied jalapenos is sure to suit your taste.

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Walking Stick Kale Really Works

Walking Stick Kale Really Works

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In early 2011 I started the seeds of Brassica oleracea longata with the goal of growing a walking stick from Jersey kale. After a year of drying in the basement, the walking stick is now ready to use.

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Tomatoes and Chiles = Salsa, part 2

Tomatoes and Chiles = Salsa, part 2

Combining our peak of the season summer vegetables--tomatoes and chiles to make salsa--results in a fiery and flavorful dish. Homemade is easy to do and so much better than store-bought. Chop it by hand or use the food processor.

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Tomatoes and Chiles = Salsa, part 1

Tomatoes and Chiles = Salsa, part 1

When tomatoes are in abundance it is time to make salsa! Here's a little chile talk on the back porch before going inside to prepare salsa--see how easy it is to make your own.

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Recipes for Easy Refrigerator Pickles

Recipes for Easy Refrigerator Pickles

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It’s easy to transform garden-fresh cucumbers into crisp and crunchy homemade pickles. Here are two simple recipes to help you savor summer even more.

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 Pesto: How to make the real thing!

Pesto: How to make the real thing!

It is the time of year when basil is in abundance. Make pesto to eat on everything from tomatoes and pasta and bruschetta to grilled veggies, seafood or poultry.

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Container Cucumber Report

Container Cucumber Report

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How well did three different kinds of cucumbers grow in one patio container? Here are the results of the great cucumber experiment of 2012.

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Fall Garden Planning & To-Do List

Fall Garden Planning & To-Do List

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With good preparation, you'll have a great Fall garden.

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Three Prize-Winning Veggie Varieties

Three Prize-Winning Veggie Varieties

With a good growing weather and some beginner’s luck, I brought home three blue ribbons from the county fair. Here are the prize-winning basil, cherry tomato, and pepper varieties you might want to try in your next garden.

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