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Tips for Small Space Gardens

If you're a regular reader of this blog, you'll know I grow all of my veggies in a small,...

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Enormous Rhubarb

Three Junes ago when I first took possession of my community garden plot, my parents sent me a...

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10 Essential Tools for Gardeners

As someone who gardens in a plot removed from my house, I use the tools I can find at my community...

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Gardening is for the Kids

Spring is coming along here in Boston. And with the opening leaf buds and unfurling daffodils has...

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Protecting Vegetables on Chilly Nights

It's the time of year when lengthening days and a sunny blue sky lure you out to the garden.

This...

New Varieties: Burpee live plants, Tomaccio, and Tumbling Junior Blog Image
New Varieties: Burpee live plants, Tomaccio, and Tumbling Junior

I just returned from the 2009 California Pack Trials. This is a weeklong event held every spring...

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Planting in Raised Beds

You've seen them in your neighborhood or in urban areas, these boxes that raise the plants they...

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Cool Spring Crops

I can't tell you how many times I've heard "I can't wait to get into my garden" within the past few...

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Testing Your Garden’s Soil

Garbage in, garbage out. You've heard this phrase applied to a wide range of topics, from computer...

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Black Tomatoes

You may have heard of Tomato Fest Garden Seeds of Carmel, California.

Gary Ibsen started the...

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How to Grow Heirloom Tomatoes From Seed

If I walked up to random vegetable gardeners and asked what they were planning to grow this season,...

3 Vegetables to Try This Season Blog Image
3 Vegetables to Try This Season

Your mailboxes are stuffed to the brim with seed catalogs. Within their colorful pages you can...