Planting the Spring Garden

Yesterday afternoon the sun called me up to the garden to see what could be done. With my seed box, planting plan drawn up in dreary January and trusty rake and shovel under my arm, I trekked up to the …

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The Miracle of Frost Hardy Vegetables

Since the first snow fall I have pretty much ignored my vegetable garden, since it was covered with several inches of snow for an unusual number of weeks. After returning from my holiday vacation to a snow free garden, and …

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Planting seeds in the fall vegetable garden

A number of crops just do better when they are planted as seeds outdoors. Many vegetables grown for their roots are like this (beets, carrots, turnips), because any interference in their root development (like during transplanting) directly effects the part …

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