Horticulture Magazine Articles

Tree Collards: How to Grow and Use Them

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Text by Brian Barth The list of perennial vegetables commonly grown in North America runs pretty short. Asparagus, artichokes and rhubarb may be the only three that most gardeners can name. Other than fruits, not many perennial food plants have …

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Growing Artichokes from Seed in the North

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Text by Niki Jabbour It may sound a bit odd to be growing artichokes in a northern garden, but it’s actually rather easy to do, and you just can’t beat the flavor and tenderness of homegrown ’chokes.

Grow a Giant Pumpkin This Year

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Text by William Cullina for the January/February 2014 issue of Horticulture. When it comes to “big,” no plant can top the fruits of the giant pumpkin. Atlantic giant pumpkins (Cucurbita maxima ‘Atlantic Giant’) are supersized variants of the giant squash, …

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Organize Seed Packets Before You Sow

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Text by Niki Jabbour for the January/February 2014 issue of Horticulture. Confession time! My seed boxes are a disaster and it’s time to take advantage of the winter break to get organized. Plus, I’m almost ready to place my annual …

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