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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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All About Onions

All About Onions

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Vegetables | 0 comments

Make 2014 a banner year for onions in your garden! This root vegetable is also a leaf vegetable (though it may be hard to think of those long, hollow, delicious stalks as “leaves”!) and a natural pest repellant. Onions are easy to grow in the vegetable patch among greens, carrots, and beets, and they’re also great fun in the annual bed...

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5 Tips for Growing Tomatoes in a Container

5 Tips for Growing Tomatoes in a Container

Posted by on Feb 14, 2014 in AAS, Container Gardening, Deer, Gardening Tips, Park Seed, Patio vegetables, Plants, Seeds, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Water wise gardening | 0 comments

Everyone’s talking about patio tomatoes these days, and for good reason. If deer, rabbits, voles, or other pests feast on your veggie patch all summer long, removing a few treats from their nightly smorgasbord is well worth it. Tomatoes in flowerpots, tubs, hanging baskets, and other containers look charming and are easier for busy gardeners to tend....

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Park’s Vegetable Growing Tips (Q-Z)

Posted by on Mar 30, 2012 in Fruit, Gardening Tips, Park Seed, Seeds, Tips and Techniques, Tomatoes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Radish   Harvest when crisp and mild (before roots become pithy). Excellent to interplant with slower germinating crops to mark rows.   Soybean   Dust seed with Legume-Aid before sowing. Fertilize at planting time and again when plants are 8 to 10 inches high. Soybeans require a long, warm growing season. Harvest immature beans when pods are...

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