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Posts tagged edible gardening

5 Favorite Rhubarb Recipes

jon carries armful of rhubarb
Want to grow your own? Read the article How to Grow Rhubarb. Want to buy some? We sell a variety called Chipman’s Canada Red, hardy in USDA zones 3-8. Recently, we’ve seen a lot of interest in growing rhubarb. It has to be one of the easiest crops to grow. A happy plant will produce […]

Saved! A Front Yard Vegetable Garden in Quebec

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New front-yard vegetable gardens are sprouting up all over, and gardeners are finding themselves championing causes beyond fresh broccoli and sun-ripened tomatoes. Josée Landry and Michel Beauchamp of Drummondville, Quebec, ripped out their lawn to install a stylish raised-bed garden in their front yard last year and landed themselves in an international controversy. The couple […]

A Good Year for Potatoes

Root storage bin for potato harvest
The 2012 harvest keeps coming. This month, Deborah Miuccio, who manages the test gardens here at Gardener’s Supply, harvested about 60 pounds of potatoes from her family’s backyard garden. “I planted them in a 4×5′ raised bed and fertilized with a thick layer of our homemade compost. In midsummer, I covered the young plants in […]

Awesome Arugula

Arugula for salad
Arugula (Eruca sativa) is a non-heading, peppery green, also known as rocket or roquette. Popular in Italian cuisine, it’s been cultivated since Greek and Roman times. Usually eaten raw in salads, it can also be made into pesto, sprinkled on a just-cooked pizza or be tossed into hot pasta. The smell of arugula leaves can […]

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