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Plant Heirloom Flowers to Grow More Vegetables

Plant Heirloom Flowers to Grow More Vegetables

If you’d like to add more beauty, fragrance and vegetables to your garden, Chris McLaughlin’s new book is for you. “Growing Heirloom Flowers” is a new approach to local and sustainable gardening.

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A Celebration of Heirloom Vegetables

A Celebration of Heirloom Vegetables

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The National Heirloom Expo, billed as The World's Pure Food Fair, wrapped up three days of celebrating the entire heirloom industry. Here's a taste of what you missed.

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Take a Tour of Baker Creeks Spring Planting Festival

Take a Tour of Baker Creek's Spring Planting Festival

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Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds celebrated its 16th annual Spring Planting Festival in style. Thousands of vegetable gardeners spent May 1 and 2 shopping for heirloom fruits, vegetables and herbs to signal the start of the 2016 vegetable gardening season.

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Heirloom Harvest Preserves the Beauty of Vegetables

Heirloom Harvest Preserves the Beauty of Vegetables

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Year after year vegetable gardeners strive to grow the most colorful vegetables including yellow peppers, purple eggplants, orange pumpkins and ripe-red tomatoes. But after spending time lost among the silvery images in Amy Goldman’s new book, you’ll never look at vegetables the same way.

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Seed Library Membership Has its Benefits

Seed Library Membership Has its Benefits

I just renewed my membership with the Hudson Valley Seed Library because of this year’s Community Seed offering. As a long-time vegetable gardener and satisfied library patron, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to be part of the Breed Your Own Zucchini program.

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Will my tomato flowers produce fruit?

Will my tomato flowers produce fruit?

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This is my first time planting vegetables and I'm really excited about these heirloom tomatoes. I'm really nervous/anxious about my tomatoes because the flowets look like they're dying. Will these...

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The Heirloom Garden at Fort Lupton

The Heirloom Garden at Fort Lupton

Step into the heirloom vegetable garden at the Fort Lupton historical site and you’ll get a taste of what Colorado was like in 1836. The fort is located on the original site of the fur trading post about 30 miles northeast of Denver.

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A Gardeners Collectible: The Whole Heirloom Seed Catalog

A Gardener's Collectible: The Whole Heirloom Seed Catalog

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds has produced the “World’s Largest Seed Catalog” for 2014. The catalog is much more than a list of seeds for sale, it’s like a must-have heirloom vegetable encyclopedia for gardeners everywhere.

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Grow the Seed that Keeps on Giving

Grow the Seed that Keeps on Giving

Have you ever participated in a “One Book, One City” reading program in your town? If so, then you’re familiar with the revamped seed-saving membership program at the Hudson Valley Seed Library. Now gardeners across the country will grow and save the same variety each year with the "One Seed, Many Gardens" program.

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What are Open Pollinated and Heirloom Variety Vegetable Seeds?

What are Open Pollinated and Heirloom Variety Vegetable Seeds?

Over the past few years there has been a large movement towards growing your own fruits, vegetables and herbs from seeds. The top three reasons people gave in a recent study conducted by the National...

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Veggie Trends for 2012

Veggie Trends for 2012

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Vegetable gardeners are in for some nice surprises as they get ready for the 2012 gardening season.

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