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Something Old and Something New in Tomatoes
Its the New Year. With the staggering economy, many people are looking to grow more of their own vegetables this year. With that in mind, I thought to highlight some of the best new varieties of...
Two Tough Greens
Theres nothing like fresh greens from the garden in spring. Two of the stars in the early spring greens garden are arugula and kale. They are tough, cold tolerate, tasty, and nutritious. Here are...
Not So Hot Pepper
Lovers of spicy foods know that any dish with habanero peppers in it will knock your socks off. Considered one of the hottest pepper types, habaneros must be used with caution when handling and...
Two New Cabbages
Cabbages may not be the type of vegetable that gets people excited, but these two new varieties have some great advantages that might inspire you grow them. Icy Fingers cabbage is one of...
In the Garden
OK, now that I have your attention, please consider carefully this information about noxious, rampant, invasive plants that need to be eliminated from the ecosystems of our regions. Each state has a pest plant council, mostly accessible through the...
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Favorite or New Plant
Weigela This grand old lady from grandmother's garden has undergone an elegant makeover in recent years,...
Tool or Gardening Product
Insecticidal soap Long a standard for organic gardeners, this product should be in every garden shed. But not...
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