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Cabbage and Kale for those Frosty Spring Mornings!

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Garden Info, Gardening Tips, Vegetables | 0 comments

Though many of us think of cabbage and kale as being fall-to-winter crops, save room for them in the spring vegetable garden, too! These cool-season sun-lovers thrive alongside pansies, sweet peas, snapdragons, and spring-blooming bulbs in beds and borders, transplanting easily from an indoor sowing. And many varieties are ornamental enough to do double...

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Digging for Gold in the Garden

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Garden Info, Vegetables | 0 comments

Root crops — carrots, radishes, potatoes, beets, turnips, and parsnips — are among the the most exciting of the vegetable garden. They hide their harvest in the soil, making harvest time into a treasure hunt, and once they finally emerge from the soil, they are versatile: you can eat them immediately or store them. Many root crops can be grown...

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A New Sibling for Your Three Sisters Planting

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in AAS, Fruit, Gardening Tips, Heirloom Seed, Melons, Organic, Park Seed, Tips and Techniques, Vegetables, Watermelon | 0 comments

If you’re thinking about planting the 3 Sisters this season, consider replacing or supplementing your squash vines with another easy-to-grow, heavy-bearing sun-lover: melon! This “stepsister” serves the same function as squash, offering dense ground coverage at the feet of your corn and around your climbing beans. Children and other...

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Cukes for Now, Cukes for Later!

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Vegetables | 0 comments

Second in popularity only to the tomato in American home gardens, cucumbers satisfy gardeners who love to eat produce fresh from the vine as well as those who love to can their harvests. Whether you want crunchy baby gherkins seasoned just the way you like, juicy slicing cukes for salads and sandwiches, or a lot of both, there’s a variety waiting...

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Make this the Year of the Eggplant in Your Garden!

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Vegetables | 0 comments

Your Mediterranean garden isn’t complete without eggplant. And even if you’re growing vegetables in containers on the patio this year, there are compact varieties available that will bring you big crops in very little space. Eggplant is a sun-lover that will grow happily alongside your tomatoes and peppers. Want to get the scoop on how to grow...

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The Chameleon of the Garden

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in AAS, Garden Info, Gardening Tips, Organic, Park Seed, Vegetables | 0 comments

When you grow squash, you’re growing so much more than just another vegetable. Some varieties of this versatile, sun-loving vine make an ideal meat substitute; others can be swapped for pasta. And we all know about those used for bath sponges, dippers, birdhouses, and jack-o-lanterns! Squash in the chameleon of the garden, prepared to do duty...

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