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Right crop, right place: choosing what goes where in your veg patch

Sun or shade, sandy soil or thick clay, there’s a vegetable crop for every spot, writes Lucy Chamberlain<p>Read part one of Lucy’s series on vegetable gardening.<p>I’ve just wandered into my vegetable garden and picked a bowlful of lush salad leaves for lunch. They’re growing alongside a double row of …

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Potatoes grow during the frost-free days of summer and fall. Planting in quality garden soil and providing optimum nutrition results in healthy, productive plants that can better withstand disease and pest problems. Prepare the soil at least two weeks before planting so amendments have time to work …

Top 10 Flowers for Shading Your Garden

01 of 10<p>A Heuchera for Everyone<p>The number of coral bells cultivars available for the garden has grown so much in recent years that they may soon …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Germany

Avant-garde ideas are met with less resistance in German gardens, perhaps because plant science is never far behind. Why do drifts of naturalistic …

How to Grow Petunias that Will Bloom All Summer

Overview and Description of Petunias:<p>Petunias are one of the most popular garden bedding flowers. They have wide trumpet shaped flowers and branching …

The Natural Lawn Is Making A Comeback

<b>PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)</b> — Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. So what makes a beautiful lawn?<p>The natural lawn is making a comeback, …

Vertical gardening: 11 ways to get your vegetables to grow up

So it's nearly summer and you're itching to plant a garden, but your "estate" is little more than a balcony.<p>Don't despair, vertical gardening can fit almost any pocket book or sunny nook.<p>Kelsey Forster, manager of the Long Beach Office of Sustainability's Civic Center Edible Garden, particularly …

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