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Sustainable Gardening
Sustainable Gardening
“Waste not want not.” Learn how to create a sustainable garden.
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Front Yard Vegetable Garden
Front Yard Vegetable Garden
On your way home from work, stop and grab a salad. And hey, grab a bouquet of flowers, too. No need to go to the grocery store. Pick them up on your way in the front door. Pick them from your front yard.
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Staking and Supports
Staking and Supports
Wrassling with a toppling six-foot-tall plant can be a struggle that is hard on gardeners as well as on blooms and fruit. So corral and support those plants with cages, stakes, trellises and arbors before they become overpowering.
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Floating Row Covers
Floating Row Covers
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Winter Sown Vegetables
Winter Sown Vegetables
Winter Sown Vegetables.
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Second Year Gardening
Second Year Gardening

Did you grow your first vegetable garden last year? Was it all that you hoped for? Are you planning to try again this year?

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What Is An Heirloom
What Is An Heirloom

Heirloom varieties are open-pollinated--meaning that the seeds you collect from one year will produce plants with most of the characteristics of the parent plant.

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Pickling
Pickling
Pickles dress up everything from sandwiches to salads. While it
may seem a complex process to transform a cucumber into a pickle, it's
actually relatively easy.
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Bees, Glorious Bees
Bees, Glorious Bees
One of the most invaluable living things on the planet is less than one inch long and lives for only a few months – the busy little honeybee.
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Hot Weather Tips For Tomatoes
Hot Weather Tips For Tomatoes
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Focus On: Using a Cold Frame
Focus On: Using a Cold Frame
Used for hundreds of years.
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Sustainable Vegetable Gardening
Sustainable Vegetable Gardening
Feeling good is part of the harvest.
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Extending the season with frost protection
Extending the season with frost protection
Getting the most out of your garden.
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Using Vegetables From Stem-to-Root
Using Vegetables From Stem-to-Root
By consuming only part of our vegetables, we miss opportunities for added flavor and nutrition and waste food.
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Start Your Garden with Cool Season Vegetables
Start Your Garden with Cool Season Vegetables
Extending the season with cool weather vegetables will keep your dinner table full of fresh nutritious vegetables for at least a few weeks longer.
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Frost Protection for Early Planting
Frost Protection for Early Planting
The start of the gardening season revolves around when the last frost occurs.
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Short Season Vegetable Gardening
Short Season Vegetable Gardening
Extending the growing season.
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Having a garden party
Having a garden party
Summertime is prime time for garden parties.
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Companion Planting Guide
Companion Planting Guide
In plant communities, certain plants support each other while others, well, just don’t get along. Plants, like people, compete for resources.
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Burpee’s Boost Vegetables
Burpee’s Boost Vegetables
This year, vegetables are better for you than ever.
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Gardens for Narrow and Small Spaces
Gardens for Narrow and Small Spaces
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Succession Planting
Succession Planting
Continue to sow some vegetables from spring until mid summer.
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Root Crops
Root Crops
A fresh look at some neglected root crops from the past.
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Rooftop Gardening
Rooftop Gardening
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