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An Excerpt from ‘Blue Ribbon Vegetable Gardening’

The first time I won a blue ribbon for some of my homegrown veggies, I had an unexpected emotional response. I still recall the pre-contest butterflies, hoping that one of my entries might catch the judges’ attention — and the resulting delight when my sweet basil, hot peppers, and cherry tomatoes all gained a top prize. I remember that day like it was yesterday. ...

Jodi Torpey

Mother Earth Gardener

Expert advice on all aspects of growing.