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Tips for dividing perennials & a great list of timing and techniques for various plants.

10 Tips on Dividing Perennial Plants

Tips on Dividing Perennial Plants~ Quote: Keep this handy! There is a wealth of information here about dividing perennials! Also a list of best times to divide them. Definitely the best, clearest instructions I've seen (from Fine Gardening)

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How Much Should I Plant To Feed My Family?

How Much Should I Plant To Feed My Family For A Year? Here are a few recommendations mostly found in the book Reader’s Digest Back to Basics. Some of these amounts may be way off for your family, but like I said it’s at least a good general idea.

Gardening is a science and growing plants, flowers, plus fruits and vegetables is essential to our survival. In the past, gardening techniques were passed down from generation to generation. But these days, not everyone gardens and some of those rules of what you should and should not do have been forgotten. Here is a list …

Top 10 Gardening Rules That You Should Never Break

Top 10 Gardening Rules You Should Not Break. From state zoning, proper planting to planting seasons.

Plant lettuce around your tomato plants. Tomatoes roots go deeper so they won't compete with your lettuce crop. Plus the shade from the ever-growing tomato plant will keep your lettuce growing longer.

Tomatoes + Lettuce: Tomatoes have deep root systems, so they don’t compete with lettuce. Tomatoes also grow up and provide some shade for lettuce, which will help the lettuce last longer.

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awesome Must-Grow Kitchen Garden Herb Plants – The Ultimate Growing Guide Index - Herb Gardening Today

How to: Grow a Salad Garden in a 2' x 2' box.    Experiment: how many of these would I need to feed myself?    Note: if making more than one, leave out the carrots and radishes. Replace some chard with kale. Add green onions.

How to: Grow a Year-Round Salad Garden

Today I'm going to teach you how to grow your own easy to grow salad garden which will grow all year round in frost free areas.

Isolating the blossoms so that the seeds stay true when you save them. use cheese cloth or tulle bags to do this.

Isolating the blossoms so that the seeds stay true when I save them. I used to use cheese cloth to do this, but my friend Kelly told me she uses these little tulle bags - they work great!

How to collect lettuce seeds.

Collecting and Storing Lettuce Seeds From Your Garden

This step-by-step guide for planting lettuce seeds shows you exactly how to grow lettuce from seed. Includes tips for growing and harvesting lettuce too.

Buying Seeds Online: The Best Sites to shop!

Buying Seeds Online: The Best Sites to shop! - Thinking about buying seeds online? Whether you're buying seeds online for a huge vegetable garden, or you're just looking to raise a few pots of plants, it's important to Flower seeds, vegetable seeds

Growing Cilantro - Sunset Sow seeds thickly in a wide, shallow container; then, as soon as plants are 3 to 4 inches tall and sporting a couple of cuttable leaves, use scissors to cut off some foliage for cooking as shown.  Shear from a different section o

A Better Way to Grow Cilantro - Sunset Magazine

A better way to grow Cilantro. Try this method for a fast, continuous crop. Wouldn't it be nice to have fresh cilantro growing right outside your kitchen door?

Stuffed, grilled, sautéed, I will take peppers any way they come. Especially if they come straight out of the garden. The good news is that peppers are easy to grow, but growing amazing, huge, voluptuous peppers takes a few secret tricks of the trade. Good news – we’ve got them all. For maximum

The SECRET to Growing Peppers

Growing pepper is easy, but growing amazing, huge, voluptuous peppers takes a few secret tricks of the trade.

Don't throw away those kitchen scraps, you can regrow those scrapes again into organic and productive plants.

Top 10 Foods You Can Regrow From Kitchen Scraps

Don't throw away those kitchen scraps, you can regrow those scrapes again into organic and productive plants.

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