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Deer-Resistant Edibles for Your Garden

Here’s the thing about edible gardening—deer agree with us most of the time on what’s edible. The good, and rather surprising, news is that we eat some herbs,...

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Herbs for Your Spiral Garden

Without an herb garden, I doubt I would be able to cook a meal. Nothing adds more flavor to a meal than freshly harvested herbs. By the way, I just tried this...

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How to Grow Sweet Corn, Popcorn or Dry Corn in Your Garden

Who doesn’t love sinking their teeth in to fresh corn on the cob, or the aroma of corn bread hot out of the oven? The most popular choice for home gardens is, of...

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Growing Jujube Trees and How to Use the Fruit

Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill), also know as Chinese date, is native to China and has been grown and enjoyed for over 4,000 years. The tree is deciduous and is grown as...

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How to Use Fertilizers-Bone Meal

What are you growing this year? All of your plants, and especially potatoes, onions, garlic, and flower bulbs, will appreciate a feeding of bone meal! Bone meal is...

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Tips to Growing and Preparing Gourmet Salad Greens

Great salads are more than just lettuce but the addition of complex flavors of salad greens. Flavors can range from spicy to nutty depending on what you grow. With so...

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Pruning Raspberries and Blackberries

Cane berries are wonderful to grow in your edible landscape. They make a great hedge and give you sweet tasty berries as well. But to grow cane berries that produce...

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When Will My Tomatoes Be Ripe?

Tomatoes are in full gear in the garden, loaded with lots of green, un-ripe tomatoes. So when will they ripen and how can you tell when is the best time to pick them?...

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Vegan Organic Gardening

We all know why organic gardening is great – eliminating synthetic chemicals and growing naturally is the clear choice for gardeners who want to be good to Mother...

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How to Grow in Straw Bales

Straw bale gardens are simple: the bale is the garden. It is the container and the soil, all in one! Straw bales are more convenient than building a raised bed or buying...