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Gardening by the Moon

Gardening by the Moon

Even though it’s November, there may be time for some vegetable planting, especially if you believe in gardening by the moon.

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Thinking about Seedlings in July?

Thinking about Seedlings in July?

July may seem an odd time to be thinking about seedlings and when to start your seeds, but really it is a perfect time to make some mental notes, or even better some real notes in your garden journal...

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Indoor Seed Starting Materials List, Part II

Indoor Seed Starting Materials List, Part II

Here are more items that will make your indoor seed-starting more successful.

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Seed Viability Test

Seed Viability Test

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Here's a simple test to see if your seeds are ready to plant.

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QUESTION: Soil Temperature

QUESTION: Soil Temperature

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I am always quite uncertain when I am planting certain vegetables in the spring with regard to those who are quite cold sensitive.  Is there a general rule of thumb regarding how to know when...

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DIY Plant Spacer

DIY Plant Spacer

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Here's a simple and effective tool to space your transplants evenly in your raised bed

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Find the Sunniest Spot for Your Plot

Find the Sunniest Spot for Your Plot

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Most gardening experts say a productive vegetable garden needs about 8-10 hours of sun each day. Here’s an easy paper-and pencil method to find the sunniest spot in your yard.

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Video: How to Plant Tomatoes

Video: How to Plant Tomatoes

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Tomatoes like to be planted very deeply. Deep planting helps to ensure that your plants will grow to be healthy and robust.If your plant came in a peat pot, make sure you remove all of the pot before...

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Plant Garlic as a Fall Crop

Plant Garlic as a Fall Crop

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Fall is the time to plant garlic in most parts of the U.S. If you haven't done it yet, there is still time unless you are so far North that the ground is frozen.

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Video: How to Plant and Grow Garlic

Video: How to Plant and Grow Garlic

There is nothing like the taste of homegrown garlic and it is ridiculously easy to grow. Farmer Joe Smith of Niantic, Connecticut, gives you expert tips on how to plant and grow this kitchen staple.

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One More Report--Writing from the Road: Spring Extravaganza at the Ozark Folk Center

One More Report--Writing from the Road: Spring Extravaganza at the Ozark Folk Center

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Sometimes, in the spring with all of the traveling, I do feel disconnected, longing for some garden time. However, once back home, I leave my suitcases unpacked and head outside to commune with...

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Get Those Seedlings in the Ground

Get Those Seedlings in the Ground

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Whether you raise them yourself or buy them, help ease the way for tender young plants.

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Video: Plant a Fall Asian Garden

Video: Plant a Fall Asian Garden

Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, experiments with a variety of vegetables to create an Asian kitchen garden with fast-growing and cold hardy greens.

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