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Determe Which Vegetable Seeds To Start Early Indoors

Start Your Vegetable Seeds Indoors Before the Last Frost If you don’t live in a warmer area and are unable to start sowing vegetable seeds outdoors anytime soon, it doesn’t mean you can’t make an early start in the garden when spring does finally come.  The answer is to start planting seeds indoors so that […]

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Making an Early Start in the Vegetable Garden

It’s Not Too Early To Begin Your Vegetable Garden Despite the polar vortex, spring is not far away. For gardeners in milder areas it is already time to start thinking and planning for the coming season, and even if you are further north it is never too early for choosing heirloom vegetable seeds  and planning […]

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The Many Benefits of Eating & Growing Kale

Growing Kale At Home for Better Health Kale has been neglected too long!  One of the earliest cabbage family plants grown, it has origins in pre-Christian Greece and kale was the most common vegetable grown in Europe for centuries. Lacinato Kale, also called cavolo nero or Tuscan Kale is an important variety used in Italian […]

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Hydroponic Gardening- Part 3

In this last part of our blog on indoor gardens using hydroponics we will look at an interesting growing system you can build yourself Part 3 Systems for Hydroponic Gardening There are a lot of ways to grow plants using hydroponics.  You can buy various ready-built systems using wicks, drip-lines or other techniques or you […]

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Hydroponic Gardening- Part 2

We are looking at the exciting growing opportunities when you use hydroponic systems for growing vegetables.  Here we take a look at exactly what you can grow. Hydroponic Gardening– Choosing Crops for your Indoor Garden What plants should you grow in your indoor garden? Firstly, grow what you like to eat and grow it in […]

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Hydroponic Gardening- Part 1

There is so much interest in indoor gardening using hydroponic systems that we have decided to devote a series of blogs to this subject.  Part 1 Growing Vegetables in a Hydroponic Garden More and more people want to be able to grow their own food – that way you know what has been done to […]

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Best Vegetables and Methods To Use For Winter Gardening

So You Want To Start a Winter Garden… Vegetables? In Winter?  Why not? We usually think of the vegetable garden as something to set out in the spring, grow all summer and harvest in the fall, but there are several ways to have fresh winter vegetables in a winter garden as well. You do need […]

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Microgreens – All You Need To Know Before Growing Them

Growing microgreens is a recent trend, gaining high popularity among home gardeners.  In the earlier days, microgreens were mainly grown by chefs who used these in different salads and soups. The popularity grew and today these healthy microgreens are considered to be the hottest food trend. These can be grown indoors in small containers throughout […]

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