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Fruiting Shrubs are Easy to Grow

Fruiting Shrubs are Easy to Grow

Gardeners can’t live by vegetables alone; we need fruit, too. Shrubs that produce small fruits are easy to grow and provide many benefits. Here are two of my favorites.

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Make Fresh Summer Drinks with Shrubs

Make Fresh Summer Drinks with Shrubs

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One of the ways folks preserved their fresh fruits in Colonial times was by making shrubs, a fruit, sugar and vinegar drink they could spike with brandy or rum. It's time for these old-fashioned drinks to make a delicious comeback.

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Prepare, Cook and Finish Food: Vegetable Dishes

Prepare, Cook and Finish Food: Vegetable Dishes

Know how to prepare vegetables for basic dishes (20.1.0) A. Description of the characteristics of different vegetables There are different types of vegetables which differ season to season...

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How to Foodscape Your Landscape

How to Foodscape Your Landscape

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It’s easy to transform an ordinary landscape into an incredible edible garden. Here are three steps for growing your own garden of eatin’.

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Miracle Fruit Party Fools Taste Buds and Guests

Miracle Fruit Party Fools Taste Buds and Guests

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Everyone knows what it’s like to take a big bite from a lemon or a lime. But if you eat a 'Synsepalum dulcificum' berry first, you'll taste a real miracle.

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How to Freeze and Preserve Watermelons

How to Freeze and Preserve Watermelons

Watch the team fit lots of fruit into the fridge, and in no time at all.

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How to Harvest Watermelons

How to Harvest Watermelons

How do you know when a watermelon is ready to pick? And how do you pick when it's ready? You'll learn how to do it all in this episode.

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How to Care for Watermelons

How to Care for Watermelons

The Homegrown / Homemade team gives its fledgling plants a perfect supporting cast.

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QUESTION: Georgia peach tree problem

QUESTION: Georgia peach tree problem

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Homegrown peaches are delicious, but my tree doesn't look so healthy now.

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Home Vegetable Gardening: The “High Production” Gateway to Self-Sustainability

Home Vegetable Gardening: The “High Production” Gateway to Self-Sustainability

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When you hear the word “high production” the first thought that may come to mind is some type of assembly line work, but what I am referring to is something far more important, ...

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Grow Raspberries in Your Backyard

Grow Raspberries in Your Backyard

I just recently added a couple of raspberry plants to my backyard landscape. With each season I try to add a new perennial fruit to my resume. Two years ago it was grapes, last year it was...

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Grow Fruit Naturally

Grow Fruit Naturally

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Lee Reich's new book is a beautiful and informative guide to growing fruit in your backyard. If fruit trees and berries are in your 2012 gardening plans, download a free chapter and get ready to plant.

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How to Grow No-Spray Organic Apples

How to Grow No-Spray Organic Apples

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Apples are subject to lots of pests and diseases, but one grower has discovered a low-tech way to grow high-quality fruit you won't be afraid to eat.

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Multi-Grafted Fruit Trees are Perfect for Small Gardens

Multi-Grafted Fruit Trees are Perfect for Small Gardens

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We small-space gardeners are indebted to those that pioneered these trees and we're prepared to take full advantage.

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QUESTION: growing fruit tree organically

QUESTION: growing fruit tree organically

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Can i grow cherry and peach trees organically or not i really hope that someone can help me. Thanks.

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Edible Places in Vertical Spaces

Edible Places in Vertical Spaces

If you’re looking for an easy way to expand your vegetable growing options, just Garden Up!

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Prune Fruit Trees and Shrubs at The Right Time

Prune Fruit Trees and Shrubs at The Right Time

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No, it's not always the act of pruning that can get tricky, but rather the timing and the type of pruning.

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The Winter Pomegranate Harvest

The Winter Pomegranate Harvest

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Remember back in grade school when pomegranates would make our lunch sacks heavy?

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tropical fruit salad with vanilla mint syrup

tropical fruit salad with vanilla mint syrup

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This light and refreshing dessert can be made with any combination of fruit but is especially good with tropicals.

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Video: Controlling Apple Maggots

Video: Controlling Apple Maggots

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If you you live east of the Rockies and grow apple trees, you've probably been "bugged" by apple maggots, or railroad worms. Luckily, apple maggots are easy to control without spraying. Here's how to create a simple pesticide-free trap for just a few dollars.

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