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Companion Planting: Why You Should Grow These Plants Side-by-Side

Part science and part folklore, companion planting has long been used by gardeners, who pair specific plants for their mutual benefit. Sometimes it’s about confusing or discouraging pests, other times it’s about attracting beneficial insects to deal with the pests....
Your First Garden: What You Need to Know Before You Start Seeds

Your First Garden: What You Need to Know Before You Start Seeds

Starting vegetables from seed may have been the single most satisfying thing I’ve ever done in my gardening career so far. No matter that my crops ended up inedible (go here to find out why), those early days when little sprouts started to peek through the soil were...

How to grow 10 foods from kitchen scraps

Meal plans and grocery lists, the cycle never ends. While some of your foods may come from carefully cultivated seeds or seedlings planted in your garden, did you know that you can grow food from food? You have probably heard that romaine lettuce regenerates easily if...