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    A frequent topic of discussion amongst gardeners is having a garden plan. This encompasses what plants will be located in which areas. It also details which ones will be neighbors as well since we all know some simply do not get along with one another. We may hem and haw over our plans until we...
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    Veggie gardeners everywhere appreciate a well grown tomato. When you produce a healthy, delicious tomato, it truly does seem like the sky is the limit. There is so much you can do with that tomato but first you have to grow it. When it comes to growing tomatoes, we are constantly striving to...
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    A life well-lived is not boring, and part of that should be not eating boring foods. Leave the bland meals for someone else and instead dine on those infused with flavor. An excellent way to do this is to cook with basil grown in the veggie garden. Basil is a very fragrant plant that is widely...
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    We’ve all had an experience in our lives where we were exposed to someone with whom we simply did not click. Whether it was a classmate or coworker, everyone knows someone who is the oil to their water. Despite your best efforts, there are some people in this world you are going repel or who...
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    Companion planting in the garden has most likely been around for as long as man has been planting seeds. It's simply a method of partnering up vegetables and herbs that benefit each other. Though companion planting isn't a cure all for garden pests, it's certainly worth the effort. Herbs and...
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    A living mulch, or cover crop, is a low-growing plant used in the vegetable garden as a mulch. It is usually referred to as a cover crop because that is exactly what it is doing - covering the ground. The cover crop is usually grown in between rows or around plantings. Using a living mulch is a...
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    It seems there is never enough room for the things we would like to grow in the vegetable garden. For most home vegetable gardeners space is a valued commodity. I cannot remember all the times I have wanted to grow a certain vegetable, but did not have the room to grow it. This can get very...
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    If you hang around vegetable gardening circles long enough, you are bound to hear the phrase "green manure". You may start thinking folks are talking about some weird green cow poo, but it is quite the contrary. Using green manures can greatly benefit your soil composition, which in turn will...
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    Companion planting is a phrase that many gardeners have heard or read about, but what exactly is companion planting? Plainly put, companion planting is the concept of planting two or more plants next to one another to enhance the growth or flavor of the plants. Usually companion planting uses...
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