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  • How To Grow Herbs Indoors

    Light Herbs grow best when they are placed on south facing windowsills. For windowsills that do not face south, you should turn your herb containers so...
  • How To Grow Strawberries

    While strawberries do best when grown in moist, cooler regions - there is sure to be a variety that will grow and thrive where you live. Your yield of strawberries...
  • How To Grow Eggplant

    The modern varieties of eggplant will develop upright bushes that have large, furry leaves and hard, stiff stems. Eggplants will grow from one to four feet tall,...
  • Growing Summer and Winter Squash: Planting a Vegetable Garden

    The squash family encompasses cucumbers, squashes, pumpkins and melons. They are all part of the vine family. Even if you do not have much garden space, you can grow a...
  • How To Grow Potatoes

    You should not use old potatoes to grow your potato crop. Old potatoes from your cellar may have organisms, even if they appear healthy. Purchase certified seed...
  • How To Grow Pumpkins

    From the mini-pumpkins, to the jack-o-lantern size to the monster pumpkins - there is sure to be a variety which is your favorite. Choose...
  • How To Grow Zucchini

    Zucchini is part of the squash and pumpkin family. It is a very abundant producer and you will probably need no more than two or three plants in your garden. It does...
  • Growing Lavender Plants: Planting and Growing Garden Herbs

    Lavender is a beautiful addition to any garden, as it not only enhances the appearance of your yard, but is also useful in your home and smells terrific. The...
  • How To Grow and Harvest Cilantro

    Cilantro is an herb that is commonly found in Mexican and Tex-Mex or South Western dishes. It has a strong, distinctive flavor that is quite unmistakable. The seeds of...
  • How To Buy Tomato Plants: Tomato Gardening

    Buying tomato plants is much easier than starting them from seeds. While seeds need to be started indoors and carefully cultivated, you can avoid the first few steps...
  • Identify and Treat Tomato Plant Diseases: Save Your Tomato Plants

    Do you enjoy growing your own tomato plants? It can be a rewarding process, but when you encounter plant problems, it can get very discouraging. If it's too late and...
  • How To Grow Tomatoes

    The tomato is an international favorite, largely due to the wide range of varieties that are available. In fact, there are more varieties of tomatoes than of any other...
  • How To Make Compost

    Composting is a quick way to recycle kitchen and garden waste. Composting simply speeds up the decay of organic matter by using air, moisture and heat as tools....
  • How To Grow Broccoli: Vegetable Gardening Tips

    Broccoli is a popular ingredient in many dishes, and is quite easy to grow. It prefers a cool growing season, and it is best to plan your harvest for two plantings:...
  • How To Grow Asparagus

    You should leave your asparagus plants alone during their first growing season. This will help to build up the heavy roots that are needed to produce thick spears....
  • How To Grow Onions

    Onion plants have a sparse rooting system and feed within a limited area. You should prepare your garden soil for your onions by applying a commercial fertilizer at...
  • How To Grow Celery

    Celery is a cool season crop. It grows best in well-worked soil that is enriched with organic matter. If you are planting your celery on a piece of land that has not...
  • How To Grow Cauliflower

    Cauliflower is part of the cabbage family along with broccoli, turnips, and brussels sprouts. It is important that cauliflower be planted early. It should be planted...
  • How To Grow Carrots

    Carrots grow best in raised beds. The soil should be tilled to a depth of at least eight inches. Compost can be added to the soil, but you should avoid adding...
  • How To Dry Flowers

    Drying flowers is a favorite pastime of many gardeners. It is one way to enjoy the fruits of your labor all year long. There are three popular flower drying methods....
  • Design Cool Climate Well Houses: Well House Plans

    Many rural people depend on wells for their water supplies. This is a guide to building a protective well house suitable for places that experience cool temperatures...