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 vegetables will mature in 60 days or less, which is perfect for this time of year. Those of us in Zones 4 and 5 usually have until at least September before being hit by a  heavy frost.  Other areas have even longer to grow vegetables. Make the most of the garden season by adding these five … [Read more …]

Five Herbs to Grow From Seed

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Herbs are a wonderful addition to the vegetable garden, and many can be grown easily from seed. The five herbs below can be grown in a traditional … [Read more …]

Vegetable Garden Troubleshooting: Part III

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I noticed several more questions in the comments, which were enough for another troubleshooting post.  Sometimes I know the answer from experience, … [Read more …]

Coldframes for Beginners, Part One

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Coldframes are a worthy investment of your time and money, but they don't have to be elaborate, especially for the home gardener. Coldframes are … [Read more …]

How to Survive a Heat Wave

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Vegetable plants need nutrients, sun and water to thrive. If they are popped into the soil and left on their own they most likely will do poorly, … [Read more …]

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