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Posts in category Vegetable Gardening

Enter Our Photo Contest: Signs of Spring

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For the gardener, no season is as eagerly anticipated as spring. And after the winter of 2013-14, we are ready! So, what are the signs of spring in your area? Is it the first crocuses? The swelling buds of the oaks? Is it your neighbor, washing his boat? Share a springtime image and you could […]

Enjoy Clean, Blemish-Free Berries with
New Strawberry Supports

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Learn more: Planting and Growing Strawberries Don’t let a rainy day spoil a crop of just-ripening strawberries. Our easy-to-install, adjustable Strawberry Supports elevate ripening fruit and allow air to circulate. This promotes even ripening and minimizes rot. Use the supports in place of straw to decrease mold and mildew problems, especially during wet growing seasons. […]

Miniature Vegetable Garden Thrives Under Lights

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I’m deep in the heart of a bitter cold northern winter and something strange is happening. I’m rejecting gardening books and seed catalogs. I really don’t know why, as I’ve always enjoyed snuggling with garden literature. Lately though, I just can’t drum up the enthusiasm for a good, long, green-thumbed read. What I really need […]

Pumpkins for 2014: Something Different

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Trying to pick a pumpkin for 2014? Consider these recommendations from Gwenael Engelskirchen, who tests new varieties for High Mowing Organic Seeds. I’m seeing a lot more interest in the unusual varieties, such as the ones with seeds that don’t have thick hulls. Here are some of my favorites: Guest Post Kakai (100 days): This variety […]

How Do You Grow? By the Row or by the Square Foot?

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Hey, vegetable gardeners! Tell us you preferred growing style and you could win a set of Tomato Ladders or Tomato Cages. When you plant your vegetable garden, do you use the square-foot technique or do you garden in rows? Vote in our Facebook poll — and express your opinion further by leaving a comment. Vote […]

Pattypan Squash: Compact, Productive and a Little Nutty

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Like many gardeners, Kate Stauffacher tried something new last season: pattypan squash, which looks a little bit like a flying saucer. “They were great additions to our garden. Because they produced so many squash, I had to try all sorts of recipes plus give many to family and friends,” Kate says. Here’s how she used […]

What on Earth is DE?

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Back in 1984, when we first started selling 4-pound bags of Diatomaceous Earth, people often asked, “What exactly is it?” Well, 20 years later, people are still asking. Diatomaceous Earth, also known as DE, is made from the mineral remains of single-cell aquatic plants. The formulation we sell is a super-fine dust (applied by hand […]

Tomatoes and Peppers Thrive on Brewery’s Roof

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When you review a product on gardeners.com, you can include a photo or two. That’s what Alan Edwards did in his review of our upside-down Revolution Planter. The photos made us want to learn more about his innovative garden. Here’s what he told us: This garden is located on the roof of the Appalachian Brewing […]

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