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Good planning and support are the keys to success
I have a good friend who got her Master Gardener’s certification, and developed a school garden project at her daughter’s elementary school. Michelle‘s hard work is paying off with...
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If you grow and sell fresh produce, you might have to comply with some new regulations
According to the Centers for Disease Control, fresh produce accounts for about a-third of all food-borne illness outbreaks in the United States. The Food Safety and Modernization Act was created to...
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This plant is packed with nutrition from the leaves above the ground, to the roots below
My mother had a big vegetable garden when I was a kid and the crop I remember the most is her beets. She’d slice up and pickle those round, purple roots and they were actually quite tasty....
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Spring is here! Now let's get to work!
April showers bring May flowers, and April garden chores help determine how your garden will fare all summer. Here's a list of chores broken down by region: Pacific Northwest Southern...
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Having a homegrown vegetable business starts before the first seed goes in the ground
Anyone can put seeds in the ground and grow a lot of food. But if you don’t know what you’re going to do with it, it can be a problem. Market plans, production plans, and work plans are...
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Extend the vegetable growing season
Are you sick of gardening yet or would you like to get more out of it? The season is winding down in many areas of the country, but you can extend it by building a hotbed or cold frame.  It...
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Extend the vegetable growing season
Are you sick of gardening yet or would you like to get more out of it? The season is winding down in many areas of the country, but you can extend it by building a hotbed or cold frame.  It...
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A Georgia couple is providing the East coast with fresh vegetables
Moore Farms has been a locally-owned family farm in Manor, Georgia, since the 1940s. The original 30-acres of land grew tobacco and corn. Over time, the farm grew into several hundred acres of row...
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Find out what plant combinations mutually benefit each other for a successful garden.
Find out which plants mutually benefit each other for a successful garden.
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Protect your vegetable crops from bugs by giving them something else to munch on
You’re probably familiar with companion planting in the garden, where two or more species of plants are in close proximity to each other to provide natural pest control. For example, collards...

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