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    Growing artichokes guide

    Growing artichokes is super easy to do. The taste of artichokes is mild and delicious or you can let your plant flower and the artichoke flowers are gorgeous. I probably say this for almost everything I grow, but I love growing artichokes! They are one of my favorites. When a few of the artichokes first […] More

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    Grow an Amazing Salsa Garden

    Growing a salsa garden in your backyard is a great way to have the ingredients you need to make an amazing homemade salsa. Have you ever wanted to make your own salsa right out of the garden? Fresh homegrown salsa is amazing and homemade salsa from your late summer harvest is perfect for canning to […] More

  • 9 Awesome Perennial Vegetables You Need to Add to Your Garden

    I’ve mentioned in the past that perennials are my favorite plants to grow.  I love not having to replant them each year! Did you know there are quite a few perennial vegetables? Perennial vegetables should be a staple in any garden. You just need to plant these crops once a year then enjoy harvesting year […] More

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    11 Easy Fruits and Vegetables to Grow in Pots

    If you live in a place without a lot of room for a garden, bucket and container gardening can be an amazing way to grow food. Here are some easy fruits and vegetables to grow in pots. Are you living in an apartment or condo with limited space? Maybe you live in a house with […] More

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    Growing Garlic in Containers

    Growing garlic in containers can be easy if you follow this guide.   More and more gardeners are enjoying the benefits of growing garlic in their garden. You don’t need a full in-ground garden to grow garlic. In fact, with the help of pots and containers and the know-how to plant this herb, you can grow […] More

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    How to Grow and Care for Asparagus

    Asparagus or ‘Asparagus officinalis’ is a perennial vegetable that can be harvested year after year, once the first spears are cultivated. Although asparagus is fairly easy to grow and plant, if you’ve never grown it before you may be wondering how do you grow asparagus plants. First things first, you’ll need to bottle up some […] More

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    Asparagus Varieties

    There are many asparagus varieties and asparagus. The taste difference between different asparagus varieties are subtle. I do personally like the flavor from thinner asparagus spears better than the thicker spears.  And of course, my husband is the opposite of me and prefers the thicker spears. I love growing asparagus in my garden.  After waiting […] More

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    Varieties and Types of Peas

    One of my favorite memories as a child was going to my Grandma’s house and getting to eat peas from her garden. I know as a kid, I used to wonder about why some pea pods were flat and others had big balls of peas.  Plus, we ate some of the fresh peas with the […] More

  • Freshly Harvested Garlic

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    How to Plant and Grow Garlic

    Garlic is a crop that you can plant in the fall to be harvested in midsummer. Homegrown garlic tastes great, take up very little room in your garden, and doesn’t require a great deal of maintenance. In fact, even if you have a small garden, you’ll find that you still have sufficient space to plant […] More

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    How to Grow and Care for Rhubarb

    Wanting to know how to grow rhubarb?  Rhubarb is very easy to grow, but needs the cold weather in order to propagate. It is a long-lived perennial vegetable that is ready for harvest in early spring. In fact, there are rhubarb plants that have been alive since the 1950’s, so taking excellent care means it […] More