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How to plan your vegetable garden

How to plan your vegetable garden

There are many ways to utilize the space around the house. Some people decide to turn it into a swimming pool, or plant colourful flowerbeds. And then there are those who see this space as an...

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Preparing Your Garden For Fall

Preparing Your Garden For Fall

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As the summer heat is (slowly) winding down, excitement is building for the best gardening season of the year. Here’s how to get ready for it.

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Three Ways to Keep Garden Records

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There are probably as many different ways to keep records as there are gardeners. Before deciding on a method, think about what your reasons are for keeping them in the first place. What...

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13 Smart Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Garden

13 Smart Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Garden

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Before you buy the jean overalls and have a dump truck of manure dropped on your driveway, it's worth it to take a day or so to think about your gardening goals.

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Video: How to Start a Vegetable Garden: Selecting a Site

Video: How to Start a Vegetable Garden: Selecting a Site

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So you're wondering how to start a vegetable or kitchen garden? Not to worry. This video series will get your first veggie venture off to a good start.

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When Blight Wipes Out Your Tomatoes, Eat Beans

When Blight Wipes Out Your Tomatoes, Eat Beans

Like investors, gardeners should diversify their portfolios. So when the tomato "market" crashes, you will still have something fresh to eat.

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Planning Your First Vegetable Garden

Planning Your First Vegetable Garden

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Before you decide on what to grow, you need to make some decisions about your garden's location, size, and shape.

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Keep a Garden Journal

Keep a Garden Journal

Recording your garden's rhythms and rhymes improves results and spurs creativity.

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How to Start a Kitchen Garden

How to Start a Kitchen Garden

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Lucy Apthorp Leske designs a vegetable garden for her sister and her family, and explains what we all need to consider before deciding to start a garden of our own including size, location, and cost.

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9 Reasons to Start a Vegetable Garden

9 Reasons to Start a Vegetable Garden

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Need convincing that growing your own vegetables is worth the time and effort? Read on.

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Yes, You Can Practice Crop Rotation

Yes, You Can Practice Crop Rotation

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Here is a simple approach to a complex concept. If you rotate crops according to their nutritional requirements, then you can add soil amendments in rotation, too.

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Simple Strategies for Pairing Wine with Vegetables

Simple Strategies for Pairing Wine with Vegetables

Red or white? Sommelier Andrea Immer shares some simple tools that make it easy to pair the right wine with your vegetables.

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My Favorite Gardening Books: Read Em and Reap

My Favorite Gardening Books: Read 'Em and Reap

A veteran grower reveals her essential garden library. Many of these books are old, but still on the market as used editions.

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