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How to Veganize a Recipe

How to Veganize a Recipe

Are you looking for a way to get creative with the harvest from your vegetable garden? Use your eyes and veganize!

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Figs are In

Figs are In

Figs are in. They're ripening in yards and gardens right now, and finding their way to high-end restaurants. If you want in on the fig trend, here’s what you need to know to grow.

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Quintessential Summer Food: Deviled Eggs

Quintessential Summer Food: Deviled Eggs

What food do we think of for picnics, barbecues, potlucks and cool summer fare on hot summer days? Yep, deviled eggs are perhaps more American than apple pie. And every single person I know has their own recipe... here's our family favorite... with a list of variations.

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Small-Space Design Ideas for Vegetable Gardens

Small-Space Design Ideas for Vegetable Gardens

The problem for many small-space vegetable gardeners is how to create a beautiful and functional garden when there’s little room to grow. California landscape designer, Susan Morrison, has dozens of solutions in her new book.

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Bee Balm works for Insect Stings

Bee Balm works for Insect Stings

Monarda fistulosa isn't just called bee balm because it attracts bees and other pollinators--it also helps to ease their stings.

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What’s Wrong with My Tomato Plants?

What’s Wrong with My Tomato Plants?

Got tomato troubles? Here’s what could be going wrong in your vegetable garden.

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Celebrate the Summer Solstice

Celebrate the Summer Solstice

Every year, the cycle of the seasons rolls around and we look forward to June 21st as we celebrate the Summer Solstice, which officially signals the first day of summer. The sun reaches its zenith in the sky; it is the day of longest light and the shortest night.

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New Way to Fight Tomato Hornworms

New Way to Fight Tomato Hornworms

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Have tomato hornworms ever caused havoc in your vegetable garden? Now’s your chance to get revenge in a most delicious and satisfying way.

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Weeds: The Gardeners Never-Ending Task

Weeds: The Gardener's Never-Ending Task

We have had lots of rain here in my Maryland, zone 7 garden. And with the rain, the weeds and grass have grown in leaps and bounds--way bigger than all of the carefully planted vegetables, herbs and flowers. So I spent the last three days weeding, which gave me lots of time to reflect on the subject.

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How to Grow an Odd-looking Turnip

How to Grow an Odd-looking Turnip

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Kohlrabi may be one of the strangest vegetables you’d like to grow. The above ground bulb looks a little like a vegetable from outer space.

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Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture

Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture

While in Tarrytown, New York, attending the HSA Conference, we made a visit to Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, which was well worthwhile the trip. If you are in the area, by all means, make an effort to visit these handsome gardens and experience the many aspects of a well laid out and attractive, yet working farm from greenhouse crops to field crops and orchard to flower and herb gardens.

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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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How to Create a Dream Pillow from Dried Herbs

How to Create a Dream Pillow from Dried Herbs

Hops have been used for centuries to brew beers and in infusions for medicinal purposes, however hops have many other uses as you can see in the following recipe for creating your own dream pillow. Herb Society of America members had a hands-on project last week where folks could make their own dream pillows and it was very popular. After a long day of gardening or a hard day at work, relax in a hot tub and then hop into bed with a dream pillow and sweet dreams!

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Hop-Happy Teas

Hop-Happy Teas

Last weekend at our Celebrate Hops, Herb of the Year 2018 event at the US National Arboretum, we served lots of hop infusions and some herb tea blends and folks liked them so much, I'm posting a few of the recipes here.

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5 Easy Vegetable Garden Hacks

5 Easy Vegetable Garden Hacks

Vegetable gardeners are known for their clever work arounds to take some of the work out of growing their gardens. Here are five of the easiest garden hacks to start using today.

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United States National Arboretum Celebrates Hops, Herb of the Year 2018

United States National Arboretum Celebrates Hops, Herb of the Year 2018

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Once a month, during the gardening season the Herb Society of America sponsors "Under the "Arbor", a series of herb-related events held at the US National Arboretum. Last weekend we celebrated Hops, Herb of the Year 2018 with hands-on demos, educational displays and lots of hoppy tastings.

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Vegetables are a Surprising Source of Protein

Vegetables are a Surprising Source of Protein

Whether you’re a vegetarian, vegan or flexitarian, vegetables offer a delicious source of protein for all kinds of eating plans. Here’s a list of protein-rich plants for your vegetable garden.

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The Glories of Spring in the Garden

The Glories of Spring in the Garden

This is a thrilling time of year for gardeners. Each day we delight in the plants around us--what is popping up, producing food,budding, then flowering--not to mention what we are sowing and transplanting baby seedlings. It is both a relief and great joy to finally have our hands in the earth and have to scrub the dirt from our hands and tools. Now, if only the rain would give us a break, so I can get back out there!...

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Take the Food Safe Vegetable Garden Quiz

Take the Food Safe Vegetable Garden Quiz

How safe is the food you grow in your vegetable garden? Take this food safety quiz to find out.

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Artichokes Are Edible and Architectural

Artichokes Are Edible and Architectural

If you’re looking for something new for your vegetable garden, think artichokes. These prized vegetables add extra interest wherever they’re planted.

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