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Succession Planting for Vegetables

Succession Planting for Vegetables - harvest more vegetables than ever before -

Is it possible to get lettuce and other vegetables all through summer? Yes, if you follow these steps for succession planting. See which vegetables can be used for succession planting to give you fresh vegetables for your summer recipes.

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Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs - a simple recipe for making these buffet staples -

Bring along these homemade deviled eggs, and you’re sure to be the star of your next potluck or picnic. Our recipe is quick, simple and gives you an opportunity to showcase herbs snipped fresh from your garden.

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5 Ways to Stop Weeds Before They Start

5 Ways to Stop Weeds Before They Start - win the war on weeds this season -

Early spring—that wonderful time you start to imagine your summer garden full of flowers, fruits, vegetables, and…weeds. It doesn’t have to be that way. With a little preparation now, you can put a stop to the weeds before they get a chance to take root, without having to rely on chemical herbicides.

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Why Is There No Fruit on My Tree?

Why Is There No Fruit on My Tree? - 8 reasons your tree is not producing -

Are your fruit trees not setting fruit? We give you common reasons that might happen.

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How to Plant a Fragrant Shade Garden

How to Plant a Fragrant Shade Garden - sweet-smelling DIY garden plan -

Imagine a cool corner of the forest, green leaves above, soft earth below, a carpet of flowers, the air heavy with floral perfume. Actually, don't imagine it--build it yourself! In this article, we'll show you how to grow a heavenly-scented shade garden.

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Vegetable Garden Basics - Start a Small Vegetable Garden

Vegetable Garden Basics - Start a Small Vegetable Garden - 4 simple tips & 4 simple layouts -

Even if you've never gardened before, you can grow your own vegetables with little investment of time or money. Let us show you how to plant a 4’ x 4’ area from scratch.

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Hardening Off Plants and Seedlings

Hardening Off Plants and Seedlings - helping plants adjust to a move outdoors -

Moving plants and seedlings directly outdoors in the spring can be a shock to their systems, even to the point of causing damage or death. “Hardening off” is the safe way to introduce plants to the outdoors. Follow these simple steps to introduce your plants to spring safely.

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5 Tips for Fertilizing Fruit Trees

5 Tips for Fertilizing Fruit Trees - including when to feed them -

Learn how to fertilize your home orchard and maximize your summer and fall harvest. Whether you’re growing apple, peach, apricot, cherry or another type of fruit tree, these five most important rules of thumb will hold in almost all cases.

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Microgreen Toast

Microgreen Toast - avocado toast, look out -

Microgreen toast is set to be this year's next big thing. Are you growing your own microgreens, those first shoots of lettuces, broccoli, cabbage, radish, onion, herb and more? If so, we're sure you already know to use them in salads and smoothies. But how about microgreen toast, a delicious sandwich or elegant appetizer, a great way to eat more of these super-greens.

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Forcing Flowering Branches to Bloom Indoors

Forcing Flowering Branches to Bloom Indoors - jumpstart your spring -

Why wait for April showers to bring spring flowers when you can force the budded branches from many trees and shrubs into bloom early. Here’s our list of some of the easiest to force so that you can chase those winter blues away early this year.

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