• How to Start an Herb Garden

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    Herbs are both beautiful and useful. They require a small amount of effort for a great reward. An herb garden is easy to start; you can grow herbs in their own stand-alone bed, include them in existing flower and vegetable beds or grow them in decorative pots. Herbs are highly adaptable they will grow in […] More

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  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Nasturtium Herb

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    Nasturtiums are grown in the flower garden for their array of bright colors. They are grown in the herb garden for their distinctly peppery flavor. All parts of the nasturtium are edible—the leaves, the flowers, and the seeds. The flavor of nasturtiums is similar to watercress. Where to Plant Nasturtium Best location: Nasturtiums prefer full […] More

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  • Common Mulches for Vegetable Gardens

    Here are commonly used organic and inorganic mulches for vegetable gardens: Organic Mulches • Compost. Decomposed and partially decomposed organic materials. Compost is both a mulch and soil conditioner. A two- to three-inch layer of compost will control weeds though not prevent weed growth. Incorporate compost into the soil as an amendment or use it as sheet […] More

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  • Growing Vegetables and Herbs in Containers

    You can grow a vegetable garden in containers—pots, window boxes, and half barrels. Growing vegetables in containers is an easy and pleasurable way to garden if you live in an apartment, townhouse, or condominium—or if you simply don’t have a yard. A sunny balcony, patio, courtyard, porch, doorway, or windowsill is all you need to […] More

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  • This Is The NEW Vegetable Garden Method

    It’s time to plant your vegetable garden. Whether your garden is large or small or you grow in containers on a deck, balcony, or rooftop, you undoubtedly want to get the best harvest at the smallest cost of your labor and money. You can do that by following the principles of the N-E-W—narrow bed, equidistant […] More

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  • How Big Should Your Garden Be?

    A vegetable garden can be any size and shape.  In one planting, a garden as small as just 4-by-4 feet can produce a head of cabbage, a head of broccoli, a head of cauliflower, four heads of romaine lettuce, four heads of leaf lettuce, nine bunches of spinach, nine bunches of Swiss chard, sixteen baby […] More

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  • Garden Basics

    To get your garden growing let’s take a close look at where you should locate your garden, how big it should be, and the crops you can grow in warm weather and cool weather. Here are basic elements needed by every vegetable garden: Garden Location Where should you locate your vegetable garden? Before you plant […] More

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  • Starting Your Vegetable Garden

    You’ve decided that growing your own vegetables, herbs and small fruits is exactly what you want to do. You know that growing your own crops means fresh, flavorful, and healthy food will come to your table directly from your garden. You will save money. You will be enjoying the outdoors. You will be learning and […] More

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  • Herbs for Cool Season Growing

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    Herbs well suited for growing in cool weather are cilantro, chervil, chives, dill, and parsley. Unlike warm-weather summer-grown herbs, cool-weather herbs can be sown directly in the garden a month or more before the last frost in spring for late spring harvest and again in late summer for fall harvest. Cool-season herbs grow best in […] More

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  • Growing Herbs for Cooking

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    Herbs for cooking are plants whose leaves, seeds, fruits, flowers, or other parts are used fresh or dried for flavoring food. (A spice–broadly speaking–denotes a flavoring derived from the seed, fruit, bark, or other parts of a plant grown in warm, tropical regions.) A “potherb” is a plant you cook in a pot. Herbs generally […] More

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