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  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Scallions

    Scallions

    Scallions are green onions. They are immature onions that have not formed a white bulb. Scallions are sometimes called spring onions. Scallions are not a specific onion variety but they are often grown from a type of onion called bunching onions. Bunching onions are a type of perennial onion that never form bulbs. That said […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Cabbage

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    Cabbage is a cool-weather crop. Grow cabbage in spring so that it comes to harvest before the summer heat or start cabbage in mid to late summer so that it comes to harvest during the cool days of autumn, winter, or early spring. Cabbages will grow in most soils. They prefer short days and cool […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Kale

    Lancinato kale, also known as Tuscan kale

    Kale is a leafy cool-weather crop that requires two months of cool weather to reach harvest. Kale is a biennial plant, a hardy brassica (member of the cabbage/mustard family). Mature kale leaves can be coarse but there are several types that are grown for their tender, palatable young leaves. Kale is an important leaf crop […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Sweet Corn

    How to Grow Corn

    Sweet corn is a warm-season annual. It is one of the most popular home garden crops and one of the most widely planted commercial crops. Sweet corn is grown for its juicy, plump, sweet-flavored kernels. Corn can be eaten steamed, boiled, or roasted. In addition to sweet corn, other types of corn include popcorn, flint […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Lemon Verbena

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    Lemon verbena is a semi-tropical plant. Its leaves have an intensely lemony fragrance and flavor. Leaves can be used in herbal teas and added to fruit salads, vegetables, and desserts. Dried leaves will remain fragrant for several years. Add a touch of lemon verbena to foods, then taste, then add more if needed—use a light […] More

  • Lettuce Growing Tips

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    Lettuce grows best in cool weather and sunny locations. Spring, mid-summer, and early fall are the times of year to plant lettuce, but you can grow lettuce in the summer even in warm regions if you choose heat-tolerant and bolt-resistant varieties. There are lettuce cultivars that are ready for picking in 45 days and others […] More

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How To Grow Zucchini and Summer Squash

How To Grow Onions

How To Grow Potatoes

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