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Summer Garden Care

There are many steps necessary to ensure a successful vegetable garden. Most importantly after all of your hard work during the spring you want to ensure the cultivation of a thriving garden. One of the most important factors for successfully growing vegetables is the care given the garden during the summer. In order to accomplish [...] Read more
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Steps Prior to Planting vegetables

A successful vegetable gardener cultivates the garden before planting for three main reasons: to eliminate weeds, to distribute air and nutrients throughout the soil, and to conserve moisture. Preparation of the soil is the single most important step in assuring abundant harvests. Weeds are the most powerful enemy of a healthy vegetable garden. Read more

Late Start Gardening

  DK – How To Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited In Michigan, our spring weather tends to turn from damp and chilly to sunny and lovely in just a few days time – before you even see it coming. So you might find yourself in June, facing down an empty garden plot [...] Read more

Artichokes, Carrots and Beets, Oh MY

  I think I have grown, at one time or another, every kind of vegetable one can grow in New England, from artichokes to zucchini. Some, like carrots and beets, are worthy of a spot every year. Others, like fall radishes and spinach, get missed some years. One of the most interesting, but least productive, [...] Read more

4 Must Have Herbs

Gardening Must Have Herbs Read more