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From the Reviews: VegTrug Keeps Crops Out of Backyard Floods

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We recently received this photo of our VegTrugĀ® Patio Garden with a review from “Retired and loving it,” Columbus, GA. “I bought the first one last year to plant butter beans and save my back when picking. My back yard literally has a river run through it during heavy rains, so I bought two more […]

Crop Rotation in a Compact Garden? How?

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We get this question a lot: “This year, I grew a bunch of eggplants, eight tomatoes, and several chile pepper plants in my elevated raised beds, Terrazza planters and a 3×6 raised bed. I have read that next year, I should not plant any of these in the same place as I did this year. […]

DIY: Old Iron Bed Becomes New Raised Bed

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Gardener Robyn Lindberg shared these photos on our Facebook wall. She tells the story of her “veggie bed.” My husband brought the iron bed home after he helped a friend clean out a house. It was very rusty, so I cleaned it up and painted it. I was going to plant perennials inside it but […]

New Cold Frame Yields Early Harvests

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Back in late April, I planted seeds in a 4′ x 4′ Elevated Grow Shelter. In mid-June, it’s just bursting with life. I love all the different textures and shades of green in such a compact space. Using seeds shared by co-worker Leslie Ward, I planted many early season crops, including Red Cardinal spinach, Wildfire […]

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