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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 beautiful plant, and we can’t resist the thought of cutting a fresh head to roast, steam, use in salads, or…

Starting Sweet Potatoes: Timing, Variety, Growing Slips, and Planting in the Garden
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Starting Sweet Potatoes: Timing, Variety, Growing Slips, and Planting in the Garden

Have you decided you would love to add sweet potatoes to your garden, but you aren’t sure how to get started? That was me, too, a few years ago. I stumbled my way through the varied information I could find, and somehow, I ended up with some fabulous sweet potato harvests. While I’d never claim…

10 Carrot Growing Problems and How to Prevent Them
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10 Carrot Growing Problems and How to Prevent Them

Carrots. They’re among the top vegetables gardeners include in their garden plans, but many times gardeners grow dismayed when they bump into problems growing carrots. Carrot growing problems are completely normal, and thankfully most of them can be prevented. In this podcast episode and blog post below, you’ll learn how to prevent or address the…

Companion Planting Disasters
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Companion Planting Disasters

If you’ve ever explored the world of companion planting, then you’re no stranger to the overwhelming information available to us at the click of a button or the turn of a page. Frustration accompanies overwhelm for both beginning gardeners and non-beginners alike. How are we to know what comes from experience, good science, or frankly,…