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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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Constructing a Copper Pipe Trellis

Constructing a Copper Pipe Trellis

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Design a trellis to support your climbing plants, then build it using copper pipe from the hardware store.

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Build an A-Frame Tomato Trellis

Build an A-Frame Tomato Trellis

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This freestanding structure can be taken apart and stored over the winter.

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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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Video: Build Your Own Self-Watering Seed Stand

Video: Build Your Own Self-Watering Seed Stand

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Here's how to save money and get your garden started for pennies, with thousands of seedlings during the gardening season.

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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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Extend the Seasons with a Cold Frame

Extend the Seasons with a Cold Frame

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Cold frames are basically very short greenhouses sans the heat. They are mostly used for extending the season in one direction or the other. They are one of the handiest tools around for helping...

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Video: How to Build a Raised Bed

Video: How to Build a Raised Bed

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Building a raised bed is a simple way to get started gardening. This video shows you how.

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Build Your Own Raised Beds

Build Your Own Raised Beds

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Get more food from better soil with less water with raised beds. Landscape designer Linda Chisari shares her design (and materials list), along with advice on sizing and adding a convenient irrigation system.

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Build a Potting Bench

Build a Potting Bench

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In the heart of every gardener grows the desire for a potting bench. This original design is fairly simple to build yourself, or you can hire a carpenter to build it for you.

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Video: Build a Rain Barrel

Video: Build a Rain Barrel

Reduce run-off problems and save money on your water bill and avoid community watering restriction by collecting your own rainwater in this easy rain barrel. Your plants will like the natural water without irritating additives like fluoride or iron.

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Video: The Winter Vegetable Garden

Video: The Winter Vegetable Garden

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Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, shows you how to extend your gardening passion into the colder months by creating a micro-climate to grow carrots, oregano, parsley, mustard greens, arugula, cabbage, broccoli, chard, and kale.

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Fencing and Gates

Fencing and Gates

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Where I live, in southwestern Connecticut, you’d be crazy to garden without a fence. Sometimes I think I live in a wildlife sanctuary, and in a way, I do. Deer saunter through on a regular...

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A Starter Compost Heap

A Starter Compost Heap

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Build an enclosure, add plant material, collect your veggie scraps, and toss them in. Nature will take care of the rest.

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Build a Simple Cold Frame

Build a Simple Cold Frame

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This cold frame is a bottomless box topped by glass frames. With the materials list, a detailed plan, and instructions, you'll be able to build your own.

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Give Your Cold Frame a Warm Bed

Give Your Cold Frame a Warm Bed

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Easy-to-install electric cable beats the worst of winter.

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Double Digging

Double Digging

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In a hurry for great soil? Grit your teeth and get to work. Double digging requires lots of elbow grease but creates fertile, well-drained soil every time.

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A Freestanding Tomato Trellis Improves Yields and Keeps the Garden Neat

A Freestanding Tomato Trellis Improves Yields and Keeps the Garden Neat

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Trellis and train your tomato plants for big fruit that ripens fast.

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Try Hydroponics for Great Vegetables

Try Hydroponics for Great Vegetables

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Say goodbye to backbreaking work and garden pests, and garden all winter long with a hydroponic system.

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