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Hand weeding with a hoe is very time-consuming and a burden if you’re a small-scale vegetable farmer. Going through the field with a tiller isn’t always an option if the rows are too...
We were so inspired by the impressive Crumptown Farm produce that we came up with some recipes to put all those fresh veggies to use. Try out these 10 recipes with various vegetables thrown in.
Some things to pay attention to
Several years ago, I bought some Lily of the Valley plants off the internet. They arrived half-dead and much smaller than what the website said they would be. I sent them back, and fortunately was...
Flipping through the Burpee Seed Catalog gave us a ton of ideas for bright-colored vegetables we want to be growing in our gardens. Here are some of our favorites this year.
This North Carolina couple built a CSA business from scratch, and now helps others learn how.
The seed catalogs are rolling in and it's time to make some choices regarding your garden this summer. Branch out this year and grow these unique vegetables we found in R.H. Shumway's...
It's funny how you sometimes try a new food -- a relatively common food that you've never eaten before -- and wonder why you were avoiding it all of your life. That's what happened...
My Brussels sprouts are the only thing left standing in the garden. What a hearty crop. I roasted this basket of sprouts with olive oil and salt for an evening snack. Bob spent too long watching...
The end of warm weather does not mean the end of the growing season! Experiment with different types of plants and containers this winter to keep that green thumb in shape.
Get the PERFECT lighting Without the proper amount of light, plants will not grow successfully. Candice Miller, a University of Illinois extension educator in horticulture, says getting the...
I grew Brussels sprouts for the first time this year. I started picking the sprouts from the bottom of the stalks in July and they just keep forming up the stalk as it grows and grows. I wonder if...