Planning Your Veggie Garden, Part Three: Preparing and Planting

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As you may have guessed, preparing your soil is one of the most essential things that needs to be done before you begin putting seeds in the … [Read more …]

Planning Your Veggie Garden, Part Two: Mapping

Light exposure is an important factor to consider when deciding where to plant your garden(s). Use this image and article as a guide to help you decide. Image by Lauren Thompson.

Mapping out your garden before you plant it is a crucial step that sometimes gets overlooked. It is a good idea to sketch out your garden on graph … [Read more …]

Planning Your Veggie Garden, Part One: Deciding What to Plant

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Spring is officially here, and so it is time to start thinking about your outdoor garden. Even though the ground may still be frozen, planning for … [Read more …]

The Best Veggies to Grow Indoors

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When deciding which plants to grow indoors, you have a lot to consider. The best indoor vegetable choices are ones that are more compact, thus taking … [Read more …]

The Five Best Herbs for Indoor Gardening

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Herbs are great indoor growers because they require little room, and little attention. Most herbs can easily grow on your windowsill because they … [Read more …]

Are My Garden Seeds Too Old?

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Growing flowers, vegetables, and herbs from seed is thrifty and rewarding. However, buying seeds can become addictive, and most gardeners end up with … [Read more …]

Should I Start Seeds Indoors or Outdoors?

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Starting plants from seed is an extremely rewarding and frugal method of obtaining vegetables, herbs, or fruit for your garden. Many new gardeners … [Read more …]

Tips for Setting Up Your Indoor Garden

With icy weather just outside your front door, now is the time to get cranking on your indoor veggie garden.

With frigid gusts of wind and falling snow currently occupying the outdoor environment in much of the United States, now is the perfect time to move … [Read more …]

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