Category Archives: Vegetable Gardening

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Low-Maintenance Way to Water Your Vegetable Garden

The Twin Cities home shows — the Minnesota Home and Patio Show, which runs this weekend, and the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show, which is open Feb. 28-March 3 —…

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How to Ripen Green Tomatoes

Frying, hanging, being wrapped in newspaper and stuffed in a box — life isn’t easy for a green tomato. For many northern gardeners, this year’s combination of uneven spring temperatures…

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It’s Time to Save Seeds for Next Year

With the vegetable garden bulging with produce and many flowers starting to fade, seed savers are on the look-out for the best plants in their garden. The reason is simple:…

Grow Anywhere Gardening

You don’t need a large plot of land to grow your own food or some flowers to brighten your home. You can grow plants anywhere! That’s the theme of the…

Is It Ripe Yet?

Knowing when to pick vegetables for peak taste and texture is a skill many gardeners develop after years of trial and error. Generally, however, vegetables fall into two categories. Pick-early,…