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Posts in category Vegetable Gardening

9 Great Gifts for Do-it-Yourselfers

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If you have a do-it-yourselfer on your gift list, consider one of our DIY kits. New this year is the Mozzarella and Ricotta Homemade Cheese Kit, a fun and easy way to make cheese in just 30 minutes. Our DIY cheesemaking kit contains enough ingredients to make 30 batches — just add milk. Kit includes […]

Backyard Harvest Inspires Pizza ‘Masterpiece’

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The garden harvest often suggests what’s for dinner. While taking stock of what was ready to pick in her garden, Chris Maston of Rescue, CA, decided to create this pizza. She presented it as a gift to a family that had been grieving the loss of a loved one. “I felt so bad for the […]

Gift Ideas for Gardeners — from Gardeners!

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Need a gift for a gardener? Ask a gardener! To assemble this list, we put a call out to our “company of gardeners,” asking for their favorites. Here’s what they suggest: Dalton: I like to give bundled gifts that serve more than one purpose. That’s why I am planning to give the Harvest Storage Crate […]

Unforgettable Vegetables

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Sometimes vegetables have a little fun. These shots were sent from Colorado gardener Carole Poysti, who entered our Harvest Photo Contest, Carole preserves a lot of her harvest, so she titled the tomato shot, “Our Lady of Perpetual Canning.” The lady is part of her crop of San Marzanos, which she preserves by drying. “When […]

What to Do with Green Tomatoes?

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In October, Michelle Terry of Tecumseh, KS, sent us this photo — an entry in our Harvest Photo Contest. Although her photo wasn’t chosen as a winner, we had to ask: What did you do with all the green tomatoes? “This is a bit of a funny story,” Michelle says. “My three tomato plants grew […]

Hot Peppers as Perennials? Sure!

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As the gardening season comes to a close here in Vermont, some of us are just not taking it well. At all. I mean, how frustrating that our beautiful peppers are finally starting to ripen and short, cold days are just around the corner! Peppers — just like tomatoes and eggplants — are perennial in […]

Grow Salad Greens Indoors with the My Greens Light Garden

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Winter is a difficult time for me because there are long periods when I can’t get out into the soil. Spring is still on the far horizon, and I’m always asking, “Are we there yet?” Sure, I get a lot of satisfaction from houseplants, and seed catalogs are dreamy. But what about some real gardening? […]

Prepare Your Vegetable Garden for Winter with a Cover Crop

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As we tuck our raised bed vegetable gardens in for the long winter, we’ve had to consider some ways to protect and improve our soil. We know that we can never leave the soil in our beds exposed to the elements, which can easily deplete nutrients. In the past, snow cover was a predictable insulator. […]

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