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Introduction to Growing Cabbage

Introduction to Growing Cabbage - the cool weather crop no garden should be without -

Cabbage is a time-tested favorite of the vegetable garden. Here's all you need to know to start growing your own.

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Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup - an easy and delicious way to use your garden-fresh tomatoes and basil -

What to do when the tomatoes start pouring in? Make soup, of course! An added benefit of this recipe is that it freezes well, so you can save some for the cold months after the vegetable garden has been put to bed.

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Days to Maturity for Vegetables: What It Means

Days to Maturity for Vegetables: What It Means - how to calculate days to harvest -

Plant maturity on seed packets and labels tells you the number of days it takes from planting to harvest. But this can be confusing because the number doesn’t explain how to calculate the days to maturity. Once you understand what days to maturity means, you’ll be a better gardener.

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Choosing Container Garden Herbs

Choosing Container Garden Herbs - grow herbs in a small space -

Potted herbs are an easy way to liven up a home-cooked meal without committing to the effort of a full-blown vegetable garden. Besides their culinary qualities, most herbs also lend style to container gardens.

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Growing Your Own Garlic

Growing Your Own Garlic - planting, harvest, storage -

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.

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Pests and Diseases of Cucumbers

Pests and Diseases of Cucumbers - keep you plants healthy -

Cucumbers are generally easy to grow, but there are some things that can ruin your harvest. We’ll show you how to identify and treat common insects and diseases that affect cucumber plants.

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5 Common Pepper Problems and How to Fix Them

5 Common Pepper Problems and How to Fix Them - tips to keep your plants healthy -

Peppers are super-easy to grow and usually have very few problems. But there are a few…Read on to discover five problems you might encounter with your pepper plants and what you can do to keep your plants healthy and productive.

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Edible Plants for the Flower Garden

Edible Plants for the Flower Garden - easy on the eye, tasty for the table -

Learn all about edible plants you can add to your flower garden. They look good enough to eat and taste good enough to eat!

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Plant a Stir-fry Garden

Plant a Stir-fry Garden - try a square foot, raised bed -

Use the square-foot method to simplify gardening and harvest loads of vegetables for homemade stir-fries.

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What Should I Do in the Garden in June?

What Should I Do in the Garden in June? - monthly garden maintenance calendar -

When it comes to gardening, some tasks are best done at certain times of the year. We have tips for what flowers and vegetables to plant, as well as things to do during June.

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