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Four Tips for Fall Vegetable Gardening

Four Tips for Fall Vegetable Gardening

While the sun is said to bring out happy vibes during summer months, some people simply cannot stand the heat. If you fall into the latter category and also have a penchant for harvesting vegetables...

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Growing Spinach in the Home Garden

Growing Spinach in the Home Garden

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Spinach is a cool-season, annual crop that's east to grow. Make space for it in your fall or winter garden!

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Farewell to Summer and Our Last Tastes of Summertime Favorites

Farewell to Summer and Our Last Tastes of Summertime Favorites

Ahhh, the cooler nights and mornings are a welcome relief; however it is a sure sign that fall is in the air. Here are the foods that I will miss the most--time to enjoy them while you can!

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Plant a Fall Lettuce Garden

Plant a Fall Lettuce Garden

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Lettuce is a cool-weather lover that grows well in both spring and fall garden. In fact, when I plant lettuce in my fall garden, I can often take it all the way through the winter.

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Cabbage in the Fall Garden

Cabbage in the Fall Garden

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Want your garden to look like that uber-staged Garden of Eden from the movie, "It's Complicated"? Grow cabbages.

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Planting Large Seeds in a Raised Bed

Planting Large Seeds in a Raised Bed

It's Fall planting time again! Here I show you how I plant large seeds in a raised bed.

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Sow a Little Love for Fall

Sow a Little Love for Fall

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It's not too late to fall in love with Romeo, if you carefully plan a late season planting.

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My Fall Garden To Do List

My Fall Garden To Do List

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This is the beginning of the revamping and reorganizing season. It doesn't feel as fun as the active growing season, but it's a time for stepping back and taking stock. Here's some of the things I have on my list for the month of November.

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Cool Weather Lettuce for Fall and Winter Gardens

Cool Weather Lettuce for Fall and Winter Gardens

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Any gardeners out there planning on having some home-grown lettuce on the Christmas dinner table? What varieties are you planting and where the heck are you?

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Frost and the Fall Garden

Frost and the Fall Garden

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Don't let an early frost wipe out your veggies prematurely. When frost threatens, you need to move quickly. Learn which crops must be harvested right away, and which ones will survive.

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Plant a Second Crop for a Bountiful Fall Harvest

Plant a Second Crop for a Bountiful Fall Harvest

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The radishes are long gone, you've harvested the last of the lettuce, and the garlic and onions are out of the ground. What are you going to do with all that empty space? Plant a fall garden, of course.

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Cold Frame Gardening

Cold Frame Gardening

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A cold frame with a glass top can give you a 12-month growing season, even in Maine, and it's the easiest and most economical way to extend your harvest. Build the one described here, and you're on your way to fresh veggies year round.

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For the Fall Vegetable Garden, Think Kale

For the Fall Vegetable Garden, Think Kale

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Kale is a cool-season green that can be started from seed at midseason for a fall harvest. It's delicious sautéed with garlic or served in a hearty soup.

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Build a Cold Frame with a Lightweight Lid

Build a Cold Frame with a Lightweight Lid

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Get a plan, materials list, and step-by-step instructions for building an easy-to-manage, self-venting cold frame lid.

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Cold Frame and Lightweight Cover Plan

Cold Frame and Lightweight Cover Plan

Get plans and a materials list for a clear vinyl cold frame color with an optional automatic venting system.

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Video: Fall Vegetable Garden

Video: Fall Vegetable Garden

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It's time to start thinking about fall gardening. As your vegetable garden starts to wind down, plant a variety of cold weather crops that you can begin harvesting in the months ahead.

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How to Grow Escarole and Endive

How to Grow Escarole and Endive

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Escarole and endive offer crunch and a pleasant bitterness. These cool-season greens can be used raw as a salad ingredient, or cooked, most commonly in sautées or soups.

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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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How to Grow Cabbages

How to Grow Cabbages

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Suzanne Ashworth knows how to grow cabbages in a hot and dry climate. In this article, she offers growing tips and picks her favorite varieties. Growers in cool climates can follow her methods, too.

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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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