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How to Plant a Milk Crate

How to Plant a Milk Crate

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Would you like to grow a “crate to plate” garden? It turns out that milk crates are the perfect size for growing vegetables and herbs in a container garden.

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Benefits of Container-grown Sandy Lettuce

Benefits of Container-grown Sandy Lettuce

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If you're looking for a new lettuce to try this season, why not plant some 'Sandy' lettuce? Despite its name, this All-America Selections winner is tender, sweet and grows exceptionally well in patio containers.

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How to Grow the Ultimate Salad Bowl

How to Grow the Ultimate Salad Bowl

Gardeners may wonder if the vegetable on the seed packet or photo in the catalog lives up to its lofty description. Hudson Valley Seed Library’s Ultimate Salad bowl doesn't disappoint.

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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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Herb Combinations for Container Gardens

Herb Combinations for Container Gardens

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Most gardening containers feature colorful annuals and other blooming plants. Here are some culinary herb combinations you can plant in a jiffy.

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Grow Some Spuds in Your Duds

Grow Some Spuds in Your Duds

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One California mom has found a unique way to get her kids to eat their vegetables.

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QUESTION: Tomatoes in pots - depth

QUESTION: Tomatoes in pots - depth

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What size container is best for tomatoes?

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Video: Plant an Easy-to-Water Strawberry Jar

Video: Plant an Easy-to-Water Strawberry Jar

Keeping the soil in strawberry jars evenly moist can be challenging. Most jars are made of clay, which tends to dry out easily, and they're usually positioned in the sunniest spot in the garden. Watch this video to learn how to plant an easy-to-water strawberry jar.

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