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How to: Grow a Year-Round Salad Garden

by Matt Allison

 

How to: Grow a Year-Round Salad Garden

As you may have gathered from my weekly "Foodie Friday" posts I enjoy cooking, but equally I enjoying growing my own food, which I write about on my site, curate this space.

Aside from the health and nutritional benefits of doing so, there is also something quite primal about knowing where and how your food is grown.

Today I'm going to teach you how to grow your own easy to grow salad garden which will grow all year round in frost free areas.

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How To: Make Your Own Fruit and Vegetable Wash.

by Chris Gardner

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Whether your produce is treated or straight from your own organic-method backyard, it's always wise to wash it before consuming. If commercial, washing will remove any chemicals, waxes, or supplements, and if natural, it can help rid your goodies of dirt or insects. A quick spray 'wash' helps save water, plus "most chemicals used on produce won't be washed off with a simple application of water—if they were, they wouldn't be very effective in...

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Roll-Out Vegetable Mat Makes Gardening a Snap.

by Chris Gardner

No kidding...it even includes a set of garden markers.

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"Chris Chapman’s Roll-Out Veg Mat could be just the solution you’re searching for. The corrugated cardboard mat is sowed with four types of vegetable seeds and organic fertilizer all ready to be rolled out - all you need to do is add water and soil... Complete with fun graphics and instructions, Chapman’s design makes gardening much more approachable to budding green thumbs." A different mat...

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6 Steps to Planting a Successful Vegetable Garden

by DIY Maven

6 Steps to Planting a Successful Vegetable Garden
Although it’s snowing outside my window, spring is in the air, which means planting season is just around the corner! If you’ve always wanted to gather vegetables from your own garden, then you might want to make friends with Catherine Abbott, the vegetable garden helper. Catherine suggests, even before you start planting, you ask yourself these questions:

What vegetables do you and your family like to eat?
Which ones would you like to grow? Do...

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How To Use All Those Summer Vegetables.

by Chris Gardner

It's that time of year: all the plants to which you've so gingerly tended have returned the favor, with thousands of fruits and vegetables that you and your family can never eat.

Of course, you're thankful for the zucchini, eggplant, bell peppers, and the tomatoes....the countless, countless tomatoes.

How To Use All Those Summer Vegetables.
Here's a couple options to use all that nature has provided. Please post your favorite tips below.

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