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Posts tagged edible gardening

5 Favorite Rhubarb Recipes

jon carries armful of rhubarb
Jonathan Stevens, rhubarb lover and author of the blog Real Men Sow. 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 happ [...]

Saved! A Front Yard Vegetable Garden in Quebec

Canadians Michel Beauchamp and Josée Landry designed their own garden, in their Drummondville, Quebec, front yard. She says “I love design and Michel has great ideas.” One reason the garden is in the front yard: The back yard is too shady. Photo: Ghyslain Bergeron New front-yard vegetable gardens are sprouting up all over, and gar [...]

A Good Year for Potatoes

Root storage bin for potato harvest
Part of the 2012 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 [...]

Awesome Arugula

Arugula for salad
A spring-planted crop of arugula, growing at our display gardens in Burlington, VT. Once you’ve cultivated a taste for arugula, you’ll probably want to eat it as often as possible, dressed very simply. Arugula (Eruca sativa) is a non-heading, peppery green, also known as rocket or roquette. Popular in Italian cuisine, it’s b [...]
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