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5 Benefits of Growing an Indoor Herb Garden

5 Benefits of Growing an Indoor Herb Garden

An indoor herb garden can be an incredibly rewarding experience, smell fabulous, improve your cooking and save you money in the long run.
How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

Microgreens are a great way to add more nutrient-dense foods to your diet. But did you know you can grow them indoors? Here’s how and why you should.
How to Grow Zucchini Plants

How to Grow Zucchini Plants

All About Homegrown Vegetables, Fruits, and Berries

All About Homegrown Vegetables, Fruits, and Berries

All About Growing and Using Herbs

All About Growing and Using Herbs

How to Make Vegetable Stock

How to Make Vegetable Stock

You can use fresh produce from your garden or the market to make your own vegetable stock - the base for vegetarian soups, sauces, and so much more.
Growing Your Own Garlic

Growing Your Own Garlic

Growing garlic is easy! Planting garlic cloves in fall will result in a bounty of garlic bulbs in the summer. Learn how to grow a successful crop of garlic in your garden.
Growing Raspberries

Growing Raspberries

Growing raspberries and harvesting berries in your own backyard is one of gardening’s most rewarding tasks. We’ll show you how in five easy steps!
Extend the Growing Season with a Cold Frame

Extend the Growing Season with a Cold Frame

Many vegetables grow better in cooler temperatures. A cold frame will extend your cool-season harvest or create a space for starting plants earlier in the spring.
Vegetable Choices for Cold Frames

Vegetable Choices for Cold Frames

Cold frames are perfect for growing vegetables that thrive in cool temperatures or for starting seeds and cuttings so you can get a jump-start on spring.
Origins of Common Fruits and Vegetables

Origins of Common Fruits and Vegetables

As American as…gooseberry pie? We examine the globetrotting history of some of our favorite fruits and vegetables. They may be homegrown, but odds are, North America wasn’t their first home.
Cover Crops for Home Vegetable Gardens

Cover Crops for Home Vegetable Gardens

Every winter, winds and storms batter the empty vegetables beds in the garden. Protect the soil from erosion and weeds by growing a cover crop in that space. The cover crop not only protects the soil surface but adds nutrients for next spring too!
Summer Squash Chips

Summer Squash Chips

Roasted squash chips are a great way to use some of your summer squash harvest. They make a great snack or serve them up with your favorite dip.
Blackberry Muffins

Blackberry Muffins

Here’s the first thing we do with our summer blackberry crop—whip up a batch of these easy and scrumptious blackberry muffins. Here’s the second—freeze a batch to savor come winter.
All About Mint

All About Mint

Take a minute and “refresh” yourself on one of the easiest-to-grow herbs – the mint plant! We cover all the basics of growing and harvesting mint and we’ll introduce you to 28 different varieties of mint. You’ll want to try them all!
Get to Know Leafy Salad Greens

Get to Know Leafy Salad Greens

The days when iceberg lettuce set the standard for a leaf salad are long gone. Get in on the latest salad trends with these 16 leafy options that will bring fresh color, flavor, textures, and added nutrients to your next salad.
Plant a Stir-fry Garden – Diagram and Veggie Selections

Plant a Stir-fry Garden – Diagram and Veggie Selections

Square foot gardening is a great method for planning a stir-fry garden. You’ll always have fresh ingredients on hand for delicious homemade stir-fries!
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Frost Map with Dates

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10 Beautiful Edging Plants for a Lawn, Walkway, or Garden Border

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Edging plants are used to define garden borders and add beauty around walkways. Discover ten attractive edging plants for your lawn, paths, or garden borders.
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10 Beautiful Edging Plants for a Lawn, Walkway, or Garden Border

Edging plants are used to define garden borders and add beauty around walkways. Discover ten attractive edging plants for your lawn, paths, or garden borders.
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10 Beautiful Edging Plants for a Lawn, Walkway, or Garden Border

10 Beautiful Edging Plants for a Lawn, Walkway, or Garden Border

10 Beautiful Edging Plants for a Lawn, Walkway, or Garden Border

10 Beautiful Edging Plants for a Lawn, Walkway, or Garden Border

10 Beautiful Edging Plants for a Lawn, Walkway, or Garden Border

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