Herb and Vegetable Gardens

Herb and vegetable gardens are a great addition to your yard and kitchen. Learn all you need to know about planting herb and vegetable gardens.

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Lettuce is a staple of the American diet. Let it become a regular part of your vegetable garden, too. This article includes tips on growing, selecting and preparing lettuce, and information about its health benefits.

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Curious about celeriac? It's a form of celery with an edible root. The trick is to grow celeriac until its root is large enough before the ground freezes. Learn more about how to grow and harvest celeriac.

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Plotting out your vegetable garden before you start planting can help ensure a successful harvest. Graph paper can assist when you're drawing out your plot plan. Learn about designing a vegetable garden.

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Rutabagas are very hardy vegetables, hybrids between a turnip and a cabbage. Find the essential details of how to grow rutabaga in your garden. Learn how to plant, cultivate and harvest the rutabaga in this article.

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Vegetable garden soil should ideally be a mix of half organic and inorganic solids and half porous space. Learn how to achieve the perfect vegetable garden soil for your crop.

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New Zealand spinach tastes and looks like spinach when cooked, but it's not actually a spinach. Learn more about this hardy plant, including how to grow and harvest it, in this article.

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Turnips are easy to grow. Learn to grow turnips in your home garden. Our step-by-step guide teaches you how to plant, cultivate, and harvest your turnips in this article.

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Cucumbers rank high on vegetable lovers' lists because of the delicious, refreshing crunch. Gardeners love the cucumber plant's lovely, sprawling vines. Check out this article for tips on growing and harvesting the cucumber plant.

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California black-eyed peas don't like the cold -- but they like the South, and being grown there. Versatile and tasty, black-eyed peas are low in fat, high in fiber and protein. Learn how you can grow and prepare black-eyed peas.

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The hearty, delicious eggplant is also a wonderful addition to your home vegetable garden, with its beautiful shape and colorful varieties. Check out this article for tips on growing and harvesting eggplant.

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Everyone loves corn. Its sweetly satisfying flavor and versatility make it ever-present in American kitchens -- and some gardens. Check out tips on growing, selecting and preparing corn, and learn about corn's health benefits.

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If you're looking for an uncomplicated vegetable to grow, choose green beans. There are several varieties of this delicious vegetable to choose from. This article will show you how to grow and harvest green beans.

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Chinese cabbage has broad, thick, tender leaves and grows 15 to 18 inches tall. Grown only in cold weather, it is best seeded directly in the garden. Learn more about growing and harvesting Chinese cabbage.

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Watermelon isn't a small snack -- it can weigh up to l00 pounds. With warm soil and ample water, gardeners can grow this source of lycopene, which can prevent cancer. Learn how to grow watermelon.

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Brussels sprouts can take three months to grow, but it's not a hard process -- and it can be a worthy one, given its cancer-fighting abilities and nutritional value. Learn how to grow Brussels sprouts.

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Vegetable gardening success depends on choosing the right plants for your climate. Some plants require long, hot days, while others thrive in cool weather. Learn how to assess your climate to start a vegetable garden.

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Swiss chard is a leafy vegetable that thrives in cooler temperatures. With a growth cycle of roughly two months, Swiss chard needs to be trimmed to retain its flavor. Learn about Swiss chard.

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Peppers come in several sweet and hot varieties -- both types make a tasty and attractive addition to any vegetable garden. Learn about growing, harvesting, and serving sweet and hot peppers.

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With its toothed, curled or wavy leaves, endive will brighten up your salads and home vegetable gardens. Check out this article for tips on growing and harvesting this hardy, cool-season plant.

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A clove a day keeps the doctor away? It might sound odd (and a bit stinky), but garlic has been used medicinally for centuries. In this article, we'll talk about growing, selecting and serving garlic, as well as explore the medicinal and healing history surrounding it.

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Naturally sweet, hearty and good for you, carrots are must-haves in the kitchen and garden. In this article, you'll learn tips for growing, selecting and preparing carrots, and about their many health benefits.

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Chicory is grown for its roots and its tender shoots -- a tasty ingredient in salads. Learn how to grow and harvest chicory, and find out about the different varieties of the plant.

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Dandelion is more than just a weed. This very hardy plant is a versatile one, boasting nutrient-rich leaves and roots. Check out this article for tips on growing and harvesting the dandelion plant.

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Home gardeners will find a challenge in celery, a hardy plant that's a favorite among vegetable lovers. Check out tips for growing and harvesting celery, and information about the different varieties of this popular vegetable.

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The uniquely sweet beet is a hearty, satisfying vegetable that's also good for you. This article features tips for growing, selecting and preparing beets, and information about the many health benefits of this versatile vegetable.

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