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  • Growing Beets

    Growing Beets

    Jan 7, 2012 22:57

      BEET   Beta vulgaris   The Common Beet, sometimes termed the Red Beet, is a half-hardy biennial plant and...

     
  • Growing Beans

    Growing Beans

    Jan 7, 2012 22:55

    Bean.–Every garden grows beans of one kind or another. Under this general name, many kinds of plants are cultivated....

     
  • Growing Asparagus

    Growing Asparagus

    Jan 7, 2012 22:53

    ASPARAGUS Asparagus officinalis Asparagus is a hardy perennial plant. It rises to the height of five feet and up, with a...

     
  • Growing Artichokes

    Growing Artichokes

    Jan 7, 2012 22:50

    Artichoke.–The artichoke of literature is a tall, coarse perennial of the thistle tribe, producing edible flower-heads....

     
  • How to Coax Fresh Vegetables From the Garden All Winter Long

    How to Coax Fresh Vegetables From the Garden All Winter Long

    Feb 1, 2011 1:37

    Autumn typically signals the end of home grown vegetables from the garden, but with a little ingenuity you can harvest garden...

     
  • Home Gardening

    Home Gardening

    Jan 29, 2011 1:46

    Over the last few years home gardening has become an increasingly popular past-time and hobby.  In fact, studies show that...

     
  • What Is Composting?

    What Is Composting?

    Jan 28, 2011 0:35

    What is Composting?   Composting is recycling your kitchen waste and lawn trimmings and turning them into a valuable...

     
  • Growing Spinach

    Growing Spinach

    Jun 6, 2010 14:33

    Growing spinach is very easy and something we plant every year at The Home Garden. It matures in about a month and we can...

     
  • Growing Dill

    Growing Dill

    May 14, 2010 2:54

    Dill is one of my favorite herbs that we plant at The Home Garden. We use it in salads, on fish, in casseroles, soups and...

     
  • Tomatoes- The Most Popular Vegetable in Home Gardens

    Tomatoes- The Most Popular Vegetable in Home Gardens

    May 10, 2010 0:20

    This year at The Home Garden we planted 16 tomato plants, 8 Roma, 4 Big Boys and 4 Early Girls. Growing tomatoes is one...

     
  • Growing Asparagus In The Home Garden

    Growing Asparagus In The Home Garden

    Apr 28, 2010 21:48

    By The Home Garden Asparagus can be traced back as far as 200 B.C. Roman emperors would keep a special fleet just to fetch...

     
  • Heirloom Tomatoes and Five Different Tomato Varieties

    Heirloom Tomatoes and Five Different Tomato Varieties

    Apr 24, 2010 22:22

    At The Home Garden our first garden was just tomatoes. They were very easy to grow and take care of even though we didn’t...

     
  • Planting Cool Weather Plants

    Planting Cool Weather Plants

    Apr 20, 2010 2:16

    Finally it’s warm enough at The Home Garden to start planting our garden. Today we planted most of the cool weather vegetables,...

     
  • 6 Helpfull Tips on Planting Trees

    6 Helpfull Tips on Planting Trees

    Apr 15, 2010 23:24

    Colorado Blue Spruce Last November we purchased five pine trees for my sons wedding, two white pines, two tannenbaum pines...

     
  • Growing Grape Tomatoes

    Growing Grape Tomatoes

    Apr 14, 2010 0:27

    Every year at The Home Garden we plant grape tomatoes. They are smaller and sweeter than cherry tomatoes. Their skins are...

     
  • Springtime

    Springtime

    Apr 12, 2010 1:12

    Fall has always been my favorite time of year, work slows done a little and the temperature starts to cool down and I love...

     
  • Vegetable and Herb Container Gardening in 5 Easy Steps

    Vegetable and Herb Container Gardening in 5 Easy Steps

    Apr 10, 2010 23:17

    Spring is in the air at The Home Garden and very soon we can start our vegetable and herb container gardens. Here are 5...

     
  • The Home Garden- April

    The Home Garden- April

    Apr 9, 2010 3:07

    Wow its finally spring, we have had snow on the ground since December. I hoped to be in my garden in March but the snow...

     
  • The Home Garden 2010

    The Home Garden 2010

    Apr 5, 2010 23:47

    Well its February 8 at The Home Garden and I figured it’s time to start planning our organic vegetable garden for 2010....