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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?…

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…

Squash: What Can Go Wrong and How to Prevent It
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Squash: What Can Go Wrong and How to Prevent It

Are you growing summer squash? Most home gardeners grow some kind of squash in their summer garden. However, growing squash isn’t without its troubles. I like to call this a “feast or famine” crop —…