Category Archives for Vegetable Gardening

Make a Garden with Straw

Garden With Straw: Grow Veggies in Straw Bales What the heck is a straw bale garden, I wondered. How can veggies grow in straw bales? When I picked up the book, the sub-title really caught my eye: Straw

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Healthy Garden: 9 Tips

Improve Garden Health As vegetable gardeners, many of us expect a heck of a lot from our small planted areas. Because the plants are often close together and fertilized beyond what nature would, they are

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New Zealand Spinach: New Greens

New Zealand spinach in the garden Tired of your spinach plants bolting before you get to enjoy them in your salads? Why not plant New Zealand spinach this spring. New Zealand spinach is also known as

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Companion Planting – Does it Work?

Companion planting: growing 2 plants together that will benefit each other So what are those benefits? Companions improve plant growth – Legumes benefit their neighbours by enriching the soil with

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Guerilla Gardening – Planting for Change

“Give a child a salad, she eats for a day — Teach a child to grow a garden, he eats for life” Community gardens solve many problems in cities. They feed people with fresh organic produce. They

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Spinach for Fall Planting

Right now in late August is a great time to plant some of the greens that hate hot weather, so you have fresh greens for the fall and early winter. Lettuce and spinach are best planted in early spring

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