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Another Delicious Way to Use Ripe Tomatoes – Panzanella

I don't know how I lived my entire life without eating a panzanella – a Tuscan salad that features day-old bread tossed with tomatoes, onions and cucumbers. But I made one recently, and heard angels s…

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Top Reasons To Love Slugs (Plus a Recipe to Eat Them)

After I posted my Slugs Must Die rant, I received so many save-the-slugs comments that I was forced to reconsider my views on the mollusk. Yes, slugs wreak havoc in gardens, eating tender plants an…

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Your To-Do List for Gardening in August

August is a time of abundance in the garden. Plenty of tomatoes, eggplant, sweet corn, peppers, green beans and cucumbers among other crops make August a month of bounty! It's also the time of p…

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16 Natural Ways To Defeat Garden Slugs

I love all creatures great and small. Except slugs in my garden. Those slimy gastropods that not only gross me out, but they take large bites out of tender seedlings and shoots, devouring my precio…

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Baked Green Tomatoes: Yummy, Easy, Ridiculously Low Cal

Here are three reasons I love baked green tomatoes. 1. Baked is a yummy way use my ugly duckling tomatoes that are firm but imperfect. 2. Baked is easier to make than its more famous cousin – fr…

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Whoops! I Forgot To Plant My Garden

If you didn't have the time last spring to plant a vegetable garden, take heart. You've still got a chance-in-hell to grow some veggies and herbs before the first hard frost signals the end of the gar…

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The Best Way to Help Our Pollinators

Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds are a charming sight as they soar around your backyard garden. But beyond their beauty, these creatures help human beings through their role in pollinating flowers, …

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Should You Pee On Your Compost?

Are you peeing on your compost pile?  If not, you may want to start. Human urine is rich in the nitrogen that plants need to thrive. The commercial chemical fertilizers widely used to add nitrogen …

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A Vegetable Growing Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Wishing you had a simple source to get started on your vegetable gardening? Here's a great-looking vegetable growing cheat sheet that's chock-full of useful advice from the UK online ezine, Good…

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How to Plant a Garden in Any Space

If you're new to growing food, how to plant a garden might seem a little bit bewildering. You may even think that you don't have enough room to grow your own food. This graphic shows you what to plant…

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