Vegetables

Guide To Growing The Perfect Broccoli

One of the most nutritional vegetables around, this sun-loving, cool season vegetable is a superfood powerhouse, filled with fiber, antioxidants and loads of vitamin C. Your mother was right- there is a reason to eat your broccoli! This stout, flowering, thick-stemmed vegetable is related to cabbage, kale, bok choy and kale. A broccoli head is eaten before it flowers, when…

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Guide To Growing The Perfect Peppers

Peppers are one of the most popular vegetables you can grow in your garden. This vegetable (but technically a fruit!) comes in so many different colors, shapes, flavors and most importantly- spice level! While pepper plants and their leaves all look very similar, that’s where the resemblance ends. The fruits of peppers vary from wrinkled to smooth skin texture, bulbous to thin and from pale lavender all the way to chocolate brown, with every shade of green, yellow, orange and red in between.

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Guide To Growing Potatoes

Potatoes are a staple of the spring garden. Homegrown potatoes are far superior in taste and texture when compared to store bought ones. But before you can get started, there are some things to learn about so you can have a successful crop. That’s exactly what you’ll learn here. This guide covers all aspects of growing potatoes, from the popular varieties to growing requirements, common problems and how to store or use your harvest. Let’s get started.

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Guide to Growing Potatoes 2

Plants That Offer Nutrients As plants grow, they take up nutrients from the soil, leaving the ground less fertile for the future crops. Gardeners have to replenish the supply by adding the necessary fertilizers or organic matter to the soil to sustain the health of plants.  However, there are certain crops that, in addition to taking nutrients from the soil,…

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What Month Do You Plant Beans?

Beans are an increasingly popular plant with gardeners of all stripes. They’re easy to maintain, delicious to eat, and capable of surviving in all kinds of climates and soils. But many gardeners are looking for further information on when exactly they should begin growing beans. It’s certainly a good question, as the time beans are planted can have a huge…

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Growing Leeks

Looking for a vegetable that adds flavor to your food and is healthy? Leeks are great vegetables to grow; I have found them so far to be easy to grow as well. Many people may have difficulty with onions; they tend to make your eyes water when chopping them and some dislike the natural flavor.

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Puerros en crecimiento

¿Buscas una verdura que añada sabor a tu comida y sea saludable? El puerro es una gran verdura para cultivar; hasta ahora también me ha parecido fácil de cultivar. Mucha gente puede tener dificultades con las cebollas; tienden a hacerte lagrimear los ojos al cortarlas y a algunos no les gusta el sabor natural.

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