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Tips on Growing & Caring for Heirloom Plants in the Winter

If you are among those gardeners who feel daunted at the idea of winter gardening, don’t be disheartened – you can still enjoy growing plants, edibles, and prized heirloom varietals even in the wintry months of the most southern and coastal U.S. states. In this article, we discuss some of ...

Fast-Growing Spring Vegetables for Eager Gardeners

Photo by Getty Images/ehaurylikOnce springtime hits, gardening season is on. Professional gardeners will have done their annual research to predict when the last frost may occur so they can be prepared for planting. Some gardeners will fill their garden kits with fresh soil and plant for the ...

Growing a ‘Pizza Garden’

Although new gardeners may be happy with growing anything in their gardens, seasoned gardeners grow with a purpose. They want to put the vegetables they have raised to specific culinary use. Each vegetable could go into a separate meal like tomatoes in a sauce or carrots for a salad, but what ...

Plant Your Fall Garden Now: Ideal Fall Heirlooms to Plant

Seasons control when certain plants can grow and thrive. As the season changes, so must a garden’s contents. Fall brings cooler temperatures, changing colors, and preparation for the winter. It may be the end of summer, but it’s the beginning of your fall vegetable garden.Fall gardens ...

Heirloom Varieties for Hot or Cold Climates

Gardeners can control the type of soil, seeds, watering schedule, and spacing within their gardens, but climate can be more difficult to regulate. Short of a greenhouse or indoor environment, home gardens are subjected to the seasons’ whims. Temperature is an influential gardening variable ...

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