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Can Your Garden Veggies to Make Them Last All Year Long

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There are many benefits to growing your own garden veggies, but one of them is the cost factor. Outside of the fact that you have homegrown fresh vegetables, you save money. Many gardeners run across the problem of having crops that are too big to consume in a season. The answer to this? Canning. (more…)

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How to Plant Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardens

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If you are considering planting vegetable gardens through the Fall and Winter seasons, there are a few things you want to keep in mind. The advantage of planting vegetables in the cooler temperatures is that the flavor you will end up with is much better and much stronger than those gardens planted in the summer and spring. Vegetables that do well into the fall include tomatoes, peppers, okra, sweet potatoes, brussel sprouts, broccoli, and cabbage. But there are a few things you need to undertake before you start planting. (more…)

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How To Overcome Weather Challenges With Your Tomatoes

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This year has brought on a lot of issues for tomato gardeners. Seems like just about everywhere in the world, the tomato season has been a difficult one. Spring temps have been erratic, and summer is not yielding necessary precipitation in many parts of the world. With water restrictions on the rise, this could be more than a challenge. This can lead to far too many hot dry stretches for your tomatoes. (more…)


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The Best Weather For Your Vegetable Garden

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For those that are new to growing vegetables and have started their own vegetable garden, or are thinking about it, there are some important considerations you need to keep in mind before you start. Fortunately, growing veggies is a lot easier than it is to grow many other different plants. You only need to plan well, plant well, and care well, in order to ensure you have a wealth of tasty vegetables in no time. (more…)

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How to Start a Vegetable Garden

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During the summer months, there is nothing better than bringing to your family’s table fresh, ripe vegetables that you have grown in your very own garden! Starting your own vegetable garden is fairly easy and the fruits of your labor will be enjoyed for many months to come! (more…)


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How to Grow Great Tomatoes

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There’s nothing better in the summer months than placing juicy, red tomatoes on your table that you have grown and cared for yourself! Planting tomatoes is easier to do than many people think. The most important thing to remember is that tomatoes need two things: lots of heat and lots of water. Growing your tomatoes from seed is also the best way to start growing tomatoes. This method allows you total control as you don’t actually know what has been used on the plant and how it has been grown before you buy it. Following are some other great tips on having the ripest tomatoes this year! (more…)


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How to Grow Tomatoes

Tomatoes come in a wide range of sizes shapes and colors. Each different variety offers its own unique taste. There are 4 basic types of tomatoes based on size: cherry tomatoes, medium tomatoes, plum tomatoes, and beefsteak tomatoes. (more…)


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How to Grow Asparagus

Asparagus is a wonderful vitamin-rich veggie that matures in early spring. Although it will take some time to establish, it will produce crops yearly for the next 20 years. Be sure to pick a special spot for your asparagus away from other plants so its roots will not be disturbed. (more…)


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Have Fresh Salad all Summer Long-Growing Lettuce Is Great!

There are 2 basic types of Loose-Leaf Lettuce: green and red. All Loose-Leaf Lettuces are annuals that can be grown in all parts of the country except the hottest zones. Growing lettuce can be done in many climates. Most lettuce varieties like cool weather but will grow in the hot months with regularly watering and lots of shade. (more…)


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How to Grow Radishes

Radishes are one of the easiest and fastest plants to grow. (more…)


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