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 …]

Five Quick Growing Vegetables

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August isn't considered prime seed sowing times, but you can still plant certain vegetables and expect a nice harvest before Fall. The following five … [Read more …]

How to Grow a Vertical Garden

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Verticle gardening is basically an extension of the "bean tepee" idea. It's a method of growing more with less space by using vertical structures. … [Read more …]

Growing Vegetables and Herbs in Shade

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Every gardener dreams of the perfect garden location; one with full sun, fertile soil and good drainage. The reality is that many of us need to work … [Read more …]

How to Grow Rhubarb

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Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum) is a classic spring perennial that is long lived and easy to care for once it's established. New plants, or crowns, are … [Read more …]

Front Yard Vegetable Gardens

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No matter how small a home's yard may be, it's always possible to grow vegetables, especially if the front yard is converted from a traditional green … [Read more …]

How to Grow Fava Beans

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Fava beans (Vicia faba L. ) should be grown by every vegetable gardener at least once. Their buttery taste can't be judged based on the dried, store … [Read more …]

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