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Seeds n’ Soils: Choose the Right Combination!

It's important to determine what type of soil your plants need, so you can give them optimal growing conditions from day one.

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Bored of the Usual Greens? Try These 12 Vegetables This Spring!

Would you like to explore something new in this year's garden? Trying some of these ancient and unusual greens!

7 Medicinal Herbs to Grow in Your Garden

Grow some of these amazing healing plant allies for your home apothecary cabinet!

Edible Garden Basics: How Much Food to Grow Per Person

This is a rough guideline for how many vegetable plants to grow per person, to feed an average family of four.

Are Your Seeds Failing? Here are a Couple of Possible Reasons Why

Seeds can fail for a number of reasons. Let's take a look a couple of common issues, and how to prevent them in the future.

Sunday Supper Series: Easy One-Hour Bread Recipe

Carmen and her teenaged daughter Cynthia put together this easy, delicious bread recipe in about an hour!

Grow 100 Pounds of Potatoes in a Barrel

Potatoes are incredibly easy to grow in containers, and can feed you and your family year-round.

Keeping Kids Interested in the Garden

If you're thinking about putting your kids to work in the garden, here are some tips to keep them going.

Make Your Own Potting Soil for Healthy Container Gardens

Making potting soil isn't just cost effective—it also gives you control over your plants' nutrients.