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Planting Bolt Resistant Lettuce

comments (6) July 19th, 2013<p><b>Jodi Torpey</b>, contributor<p>10 users recommend<p>'Salad Bowl Blend' is one of the most heat tolerant and bolt resistant leaf …

Gardening

Powdery mildew is a fungal disease that is one of the more common plant diseases that many home vegetable gardeners will experience. Powdery mildew …

How to Grow the Ultimate Salad Bowl

comments (0) June 10th, 2013<p><b>Jodi Torpey</b>, contributor<p>5 users recommend<p>I know I'm not the only gardener to fall for a vegetable just by looking at its …

Gardening

Video: Squash Bug Control

comments (0) July 24th, 2011<p><b>Greg Holdsworth</b>, contributor<p>30 users recommend<p>Video Length: 4:33<br>Produced by: Greg Holdsworth<p>The squash bug, <i>Anasa tristis</i>, …

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Pest-Fighting Flowers

comments (20) April 27th, 2011<p><b>Greg Holdsworth</b>, contributor<p>187 users recommend<p>One of the great things about vegetable gardening is that at some point …

Gardening

Growing Herbs in Windowboxes

comments (16) August 6th, 2008<p>50 users recommend<p>by Frédérique Lavoipierre<br>April 1998<br>from issue #14<p>The sun set hours ago, and a steady, cold rain is …

Gardening

The Best Heirloom Vegetables

comments (3) June 6th, 2013<p><b>Antonio Reis</b>, web producer<p>7 users recommend<p>1 | 2 | 3 next> View all<p><i>by John Torgrimson</i><p>When we moved to our small farm in …

How to Transplant

comments (0) May 25th, 2013<p><b>susan belsinger</b>, contributor<p>12 users recommend<p>Video Length: 5:12<br>Produced by: Tomaso<p>This is the time of year where …

A Gardener's Guide to Pesticide-Free Produce

comments (4) April 29th, 2013<p><b>Jodi Torpey</b>, contributor<p>15 users recommend<p>Every year the The Environmental Working Group (EWG) issues an alert to …

Herbs for Tea

comments (8) March 29th, 2012<p><b>susan belsinger</b>, contributor<p>14 users recommend<p>Here is a list of favorite herbs for tea. You can plant these in a garden …

Culinary Herbs That Grow Well in Shade

comments (5) July 19th, 2010<p><b>Chris McLaughlin</b>, contributor<p>16 users recommend<p>Lemon Balm will tolerate some shade in a garden.<p>Photo by Jess Beemouse …

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5 Tips for Transplanting Vegetable Seedlings

comments (4) April 29th, 2013<p><b>Chris McLaughlin</b>, contributor<p>16 users recommend<p>Late winter and early spring is the time for starting seeds indoors, in a …

From the Farmer's Almanac

Caught this over at Homesteading / Survivalism

Vertical gardening ideas

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Seed Starting Strategies

comments (9) February 18th, 2009<p>21 users recommend<p>After New Year’s revelry is over and winter’s moodiness sets in, spirits sometimes sag, but when …

Using Manure to Fertilize Your Garden

comments (9) July 30th, 2008<p>181 users recommend<p>1 | 2 | 3 | 4 next> View all<p>I first became acquainted with the wonders of manure when my wife and I …

Gardening

Here is a spacing chart for your use. Each square represents 12" x 12" ... so for example, this chart represents that 1 broccoli plant should be planted in a 12" x 12" area.

How to Make Root Cuttings

comments (3) March 27th, 2013<p><b>susan belsinger</b>, contributor<p>15 users recommend<p>If you are fortunate enough to have a friend who grows herbs, you might …

How to Make an Organic Pesiticide Spray for Your Garden

There are a number of safe methods you can use to keep pests and disease from destroying your home vegetable garden.<p>Here are 12 really good ones from …

They Didn’t Build That: The 11 Best Unapproved Ads From Election 2012

Given the cavalier attitude toward (some would say contempt for) facts demonstrated in the run-up to Decision 2012, it’s hard to know anything for sure about the current campaigns. But we can be fairly confident about two things about the upcoming presidential election: who Sarah Silverman is …

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7 Tips for Container Gardening

Make the most of your small space with these container-gardening tips.<p>By R.J. Ruppenthal<p>Five-gallon buckets work well for container gardens, and fill …

A Healthy Garden With Half the Work

Gardening season is almost upon us, but if you're dreading the thought of weekends spent mowing, pruning, and weeding, we've got some ideas to help you get the most from your greenery for less work.<p>Gardening season is almost upon us, but if you're dreading the thought of weekends spent mowing, …

10 Easy Pieces: Best Pumpkins

Perusing the pumpkin selections this fall is a perfect time to gather ideas and seeds (if, that is, you can resist roasting and eating them) to plant …

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What Pope Francis Will Do

by Russell Shaw on Mar 27, 2013 in Columnists, Featured, Leadership<p>Pope Francis – Speaking to College of Cardinals – March 15, 2013<p>The surprising …

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