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    Upon deciding what you want to plant, your natural course of action may be to go to a nursery and purchase those plants. From that point, most can be transplanted directly into your garden and will continue to grow and thrive. Though this method is convenient, it is not always practical or...
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    In the first part of the post on cold frames I went over variations on assembling your own using the basics. Once you've collected the materials for the cold frame you'll need to decide where to put it. Locations are important for many reasons, most importantly, because it should be sheltered...
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    Eggplant is a favorite to grow among many vegetable gardeners. It is very easy to grow, a prolific producer, and has many uses in the kitchen. It is a heat lover, and actually thrive as the temperatures begin to climb into the summer haze of heat. It is actually in the same family as tomatoes...
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    There is always much debate over whether to use seedling transplants or sow seeds directly in the vegetable garden. Many vegetable gardeners will attest that sowing seeds directly in the garden is the best practice to obtain maximum production, while other gardeners will say using transplants...
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    Most gardeners may feel very comfortable understanding all the information that comes on a seed packet, but there are some novice gardeners that might be confused with all the symbols, abbreviations, and pictures. All the information that is contained on a seed packet is very vital towards the...
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    Turnip greens are my favorite kind of greens, but don't get me wrong I love them all. The wonderful thing about turnips is you get the best of both worlds - a tasty and flavorful root, and the delicious green tops. Growing turnip greens is not very hard as long as you give them the correct...
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    Certain vegetables such as carrots, radishes, and onions have very tiny seeds that are difficult to sow. Usually you end up getting way too many seeds per hole and have to do a lot of thinning once the seeds have sprouted. One very easy solution for this problem is to create seed tapes for...
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    If you are new to vegetable gardening, you probably have heard the phrase "true leaves" a time or two. This is especially true if growing from seed, where this phrase is used most often. But what exactly are true leaves? When a seed first emerges from the soil, or potting mixture, it has a set...
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    You have worked hard on planning, preparing, and planting your vegetable garden. It is a delight to walk out to the garden and find that all the hard work has paid off with a bounty of beautiful seedlings sprouting. But now you must do the unthinkable, the diabolical - the insane. You must thin...
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    Many vegetable gardeners, myself included, choose to buy tomato plants from a garden center rather than start them from seed. Doing this is a great way to jump start the tomato production in the garden. Tomato plants are quite adaptive, which makes them a superb candidate for transplanting...
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    On March 28th, 2009, I posted in the Discover How To section about using the Burpee Seed Starting Tray. I must say after 6 days I am thoroughly impressed with this seed tray. I checked the tray for the first time today since setting it up, and to my amazement I noticed that I had some seedlings...
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    One of the things that makes growing a vegetable garden so much fun is starting your own seeds. You can actually be a part of the growth of your plants during it's complete life cycle, from seed to harvest. That's a very exciting process, indeed! Some times starting seeds can be just as...
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