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Companion Planting – Better Together!

I’d like to share an early gardening memory with you. My grandfather loved homegrown tomatoes, and every summer he had some growing in the backyard of their house in Ohio. I remember standing there, late one May, as he planted a row of marigolds along the edges of his tomato garden. “Keeps the rabbits out,” [...]

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Introduction to Grafted Tomatoes

Grafted tomatoes might just appear bigger than the regular ones, but there’s more to them than their large size- grafted tomatoes are tomatoes with super powers! They have a faster growth rate, great vigor and excellent resistance to diseases. [...]

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Sumer Care for Your Vegetable Garden

Summer… It’s the most exuberant time of the year. And it’s here! The warm, sunny days are perfect for catching up with friends and spending quality time with your family. [...]

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Spring Has Arrived – How to Get Your Garden Growing

Time to dust off the wheelbarrow and get the mower started – it’s officially spring again! But with a new season filled with such promise – and so much to do in the garden – where in the world do you start? [...]

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How to Grow and Care for Asparagus

I love picking asparagus straight from the garden and eating it fresh. It’s one of the best reminders of spring turning to summer. Asparagus is a perennial vegetable that can produce annual springtime harvests for up to 20 years, following an initial three-year period while the bed gets established after planting. It’s a popular vegetable, so I’m sure many of you are growing it in your gardens. That’s why I’ve come up with some general facts and care tips about asparagus: [...]

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Grow Up! – The Vertical Vegetable Garden

Do you picture a typical vegetable garden as a vast area, with neat rows stretching to the horizon? Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. If your garden area is limited, you can save space by doing something your mother probably told you– “Grow Up!” [...]

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