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Best Herbs for Beginners to Grow

Even if you don’t have room for a garden, you can grow a few herbs almost anywhere. Herbs can be grown in the ground of course, but they can also be grown in containers and even indoors in a sunny windowsill. Learn the best herbs for beginners to grow so …

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How to Create A Garden Plan

If you are starting a garden, you need a garden plan. A garden plan will help make sure you have room for everything you want to plant. There is no need to purchase plants you don’t have room to grow. So let’s learn how to create a garden plan to …

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Zone 7 Vegetable Planting Chart

This post is mostly for those of you who garden in Zone 7. I created a Zone 7 Vegetable Planting Chart since I wasn’t able to find what I wanted online. I wanted to give you specific guidelines of what you can grow and when you can plant your vegetables …

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Best Heirloom Vegetables for Beginners

Heirloom vegetables are often considered the holy grail of gardening. They often taste better than their hybrid counterparts which is one of the reasons so many people are interested in growing them. If you are new to growing heirlooms these are some of the best heirloom vegetables for beginners to …

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How to Grow Tomatoes

The first vegetable (fruit?) most gardeners decide to grow is tomatoes. Even if you don’t grow a large garden, many people will keep a tomato plant in a pot on their back deck. Why are tomatoes so popular? Well…there is just nothing like the taste of a homegrown tomato. Learn …

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