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When to Harvest Vegetables

When to Harvest Vegetables

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We realize that at some point our bounty need to be harvested. But when?

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9 Tips for Growing Vegetables in Window Boxes

9 Tips for Growing Vegetables in Window Boxes

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I've been very happy with these pint-sized veggie gardens as long as I remember that they can require a little special attention on occasion.

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Keep it Growing with Floating Row Covers

Keep it Growing with Floating Row Covers

After suffering from the worst winter New England has seen in the last 20 years, its time to start planting spring crops. While still being in an unsettled weather pattern, and below normal...

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Why Are You Planting a Vegetable Garden?

Why Are You Planting a Vegetable Garden?

What are your vegetable gardening goals?

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Perfect Plant Pairings

Perfect Plant Pairings

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Just like pairing wine with food, vegetables can be matched with their most compatible herbs. A good pairing brings out the flavors of each to help you get the most from your garden.

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Sow Happy Together

Sow Happy Together

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There’s an art and science to playing matchmaker in the garden. Here are ways to create plant partners to save garden space, control insect pests and encourage healthy gardens.

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The Roots of Square Foot Gardening

The Roots of Square Foot Gardening

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Waffle gardens were the original square foot kitchen gardens used by Native Americans for dryland farming because they helped conserve precious resources. You can take a step back in time and try this ancient planting method.

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Take Your Plants for a Ride

Take Your Plants for a Ride

The Rotary Garden is an innovative new product that’s perfect for growing edibles in small spaces. Wheels make the garden portable so it can be moved to where ever the sun shines brightest.

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Grow this Frittata...and more

Grow this Frittata...and more

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“Grocery Gardening,” Jean Ann Van Krevelen’s newest book, is all about planting, preparing and preserving fresh food. It’s perfect for cooks who want to be better gardeners or gardeners who want to be better cooks—and everyone in between.

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Canned Vegetable Seeds a Thrifty Idea

Canned Vegetable Seeds a Thrifty Idea

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One-gallon cans of jumbo-sized packets of garden seeds can be a thrifty alternative for home gardeners who plant large gardens. Each large can contains 16 different veggie favorites and gives new meaning to “canned vegetables.”

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5 Reasons You Should Grow a Vegetable Garden

5 Reasons You Should Grow a Vegetable Garden

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If you have never grown a vegetable garden before, then 2010 is the year you should start. A month or so ago, you may have been busy writing down those resolutions that you want to accomplish in the...

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20 Ways You Know You Are Addicted to Vegetable Gardening

20 Ways You Know You Are Addicted to Vegetable Gardening

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I will be the first to admit that I am addicted to vegetable gardening. Over the last few years, I have caught myself doing things or saying things that has confirmed that I am a gardening junkie...

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Pictures From Around My 2009 Vegetable Garden

Pictures From Around My 2009 Vegetable Garden

Here are a few pictures from around my vegetable garden. Most of these pictures were taken around the middle of August, 2009. I made some mistakes, learned a lot, and fought off a bunch of critters...

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Planting for a Snack Attack

Planting for a Snack Attack

The Best Snacks on EarthA major player in the potato chip biz boasts it “grows the best snacks on earth,” but I have to disagree. The best snacks on earth are grown in my...

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