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Green Garlic is the early spring garden treat you didn't know you were missing. There aren't any fancy tricks to growing it, in fact you just might do it on accident! Head over to Chicken Scratch NY to find out how to grow green garlic along with tips on storage and recipe ideas
If you enjoy growing odd vegetables this is for you! As delicious as beets and carrots can be, they can also be a bit boring when you grow them over and over. But those deepy dug beds will make a perfect home for Celriac, Root Pasley and other unusual root vegetables
You have a lot of options when it comes to starting a garden, a big one in the beginning is whether you should start with seeds or started plants. Both methods have their pros and cons, here are my top reasons to start a garden by transplanting puchased plants
Growing fresh sprouts at home is a great way to add fresh food to your diet no matter where you are or what season it is. Depending on the variety your fresh sprouts can be ready to eat in 2-14 days! Learn how to safely grow and store homegrown sprouts and get a few new ideas for ways to eat them!
There are a lot of options when it comes down to choosing a cover crop to plant in your vegetable garden. The big questions you need to answer are when will you be planting, how long can you give up the space for food crops and why do you need a cover crop
Radishes are an underappreciated garden superhero. They are a quick growing food crop and so much more, radishes can be grown as a cover crop, as a trap crop, used to mark garden rows, help seedlings germinate and more. Learn the nest way to grow radishes, what kind of radish you should grow and so much more.
There are hundreds of tomato varieties out there to choose from. If you've got your heart set on making homemade tomato sauce, pizza sauce or salsa you should be looking for paste tomatoes. Alecia from Chicken Scratch NY will explain what's so special about paste tomatoes and why you need to grow them in your garden.
Getting your garden started can be confusing and one big choice to make is whether you should start with seeds or buy plants from a greenhouse. Both methods have benefits and disadvantages and it really comes down to deciding what will fit your life and your goals. Check out this article to get the whole unbiased story.
If it hadn't happened to me I would have never thought it was possible. I spent so much time trying to figure out who was pulling my onion plants out of the ground. It took a late night garden walk with a flashlight to solve the mystery (it's not who you think!)
Bone meal can be a very helpful addition to an organic garden. When you make your own bone meal, you can be certain what is and (most importantly) what isn't being put in your garden, since you can use bones from animals that have not been fed pesticide-laden foods, or treated with antibiotics. Making your own bone meal is also a frugal, zero-waste way to use up bones from the kitchen, in a way that boosts your garden for the best harvest yet. #organicgardening
One of the most common ways to plant a garden is starting with seeds. While you can get seeds just about anywhere from the dollar store check out to garden centers, you'll have the most options buying online. Find out when, where and how many seeds to buy along with how to store and how long you can keep seeds before they'll no longer grow.
Growing your own food can open up a new world of exciting vegetable options. Nowhere is this more apparent than with fresh homegrown tomatoes. But checking out a seed catalog or scanning the shelves at a plant nursery can be overwhelming with all the options. When you have so much to pick from how do you choose the perfect tomato variety for you? I've got you covered and today I'm breaking down different types of tomatoes and what you need to know before you decide which tomatoes to grow.