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Container Gardening Tips for Vegetable Growers

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Text by Niki Jabbour for the March/April 2019 issue of Horticulture. In her book Container Gardening Complete (Cool Springs Press, 2018), Jessica Walliser demonstrates that you can have a lot of fun—and grow a lot of food—gardening in containers.

Grow Potatoes in Your Home Garden

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Text by Rose Willow for the March/April 2015 issue of Horticulture Grow potatoes at home for an easy, tasty harvest. Potatoes prefer cool climates, being rated to USDA Zones 2–7, and they can be planted soon after the last spring …

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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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