Vegetables

Common Problems Growing Spinach (and how to prevent them)
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Common Problems Growing Spinach (and how to prevent them)

If you grew up thinking that spinach only came in a can, you’re in good company. Pop-eye taught us to gulp it down, no matter how it tastes, because spinach is good for us, right?…

How to Start a Kitchen Garden
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How to Start a Kitchen Garden

If you want to grow your own fresh food but you’re not sure you have enough space or time, the kitchen garden is a perfect option for you. Often, when we consider starting a garden,…

14 Things That Can Go Wrong When  Growing Garlic
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14 Things That Can Go Wrong When Growing Garlic

Garlic is the crop that marks the end of the garden season for me. It’s the last crop I plant in the fall, and though I still have cool-season veggies growing throughout the winter, the…

Common Problems Growing Sweet Corn in the Home Garden
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Common Problems Growing Sweet Corn in the Home Garden

Is there anything better than fresh sweet corn on a hot summer’s day? (Well, maybe fresh-picked watermelon.) While I didn’t always grow sweet corn, once I started, it quickly became a family favorite and has…

14 Broccoli Growing Problems and How to Prevent Them
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14 Broccoli Growing Problems and How to Prevent Them

When I talk to new gardeners about what they want to grow in their gardens, broccoli is usually not far behind tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers. But growing broccoli isn’t without its problems. Broccoli is a…