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The Art of Artichoke

The Art of Artichokes   Artichokes are actually flower buds harvested before they open. If buds are not harvested to eat, they will open into beautiful, thistle-like, purple flowers that Read more

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Seed Starting

Starting seeds indoors is a rewarding gardening experience that can help satisfy that craving for spring during the winter months. Starting your own seeds indoors can help extend your growing Read more

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The Year of the Delphinium

  My snow covered flowerbeds look like a black and white photograph. I love the serenity of winter, but I am also eager for the activity of color to come. Read more

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Tomatoes!

  Tomatoes     With so many tomato varieties and uses in the kitchen, it’s no wonder tomatoes are one of our most popular vegetables! We receive a lot of Read more

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Enjoy Fresh Herbs Throughout the Winter with an Indoor Herb Garden

Cooking with fresh herbs adds a characteristic punch to most recipes, creating a boost of flavor that lets those you’re serving know that you’ve put extra effort into the dish Read more

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Straw Bale Gardening

Straw Bale gardening became of interest to me this year so I watched the computer class STRAW BALE GARDENING 101 by Joel Karsten. http://strawbalegardens.com/ Following that, I purchased his book, Read more

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Extending Your Season and Maximizing Your Garden’s Harvest

Successive Sowing: Extending Your Season and Maximizing Your Garden’s Harvest One of the ways you can keep your garden going all season is by successive sowing. To achieve continuous harvesting, try: Sowing two Read more

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Pea Shoots

Peas are up so now is the time to enjoy pea shoots-a favorite early garden treat. Tender green tendrils may grab at the trellis to grow, but the shoots are edible Read more

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A Glimpse at Heirloom Seeds

What are Heirloom Seeds?                                                     Read more

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I’m Dreaming of Springtime…and Home Grown Vegetables

My father always starts saying after New Year’s has past, “We are one more day closer to spring.” This winter with all the snow and cold we have had so Read more

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