winter garden

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    Preparing your garden for winter

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    As the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter, it's time to think about preparing your yard for the chilly months ahead....
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    Grow lettuce in your cool-season garden

    One of the easiest vegetables to grow, lettuce is a cool-weather crop that will keep you eating fresh homemade salads well into fall. 
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    Winter Composting

    Composting isn't only a summer garden chore. You can do it all year-round! Decomposition is a bit slower in the colder months, but...
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    Frost-loving Veggies

    When growing vegetables, an early frost is a big concern. Many vegetable plants can die when exposed to frost, but there are a few...
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    Zone 6 Planting Schedule

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    Ensuring a successful harvest from your vegetable garden means planting at the right time for your region. Zone 6 includes cities...
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    Zone 5 Planting Schedule

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    Knowing when to start seeds and when to transplant them into your garden will help you maximize your harvest. The rules for when to...
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    Growing Cabbage

    Cabbage is one of the vegetable staples included with corned beef in a St. Patrick's Day meal, but cabbage is a nutritious addition...
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    Growing Turnips

    Okay, you're thinking turnips , and you're thinking bland. You may be surprised to know that new turnip varieties are packed with...
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    Growing Broccoli

    Broccoli is delicious raw or cooked, and with its cancer-preventative properties, it's hard to find a good reason to ignore this...
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    Frost Damage

    An unexpected frost doesn't always mean the end of your winter garden. When frost damage hits, the results can be ugly.
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    Holiday Garden Decorations

    Holiday decorations need not be limited to extensive illuminated displays on the roof and themed decorations inside the four walls...
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    Winter Vegetable Garden

    Although the main gardening season has come and gone, you may not realize that there are vegetables that can grow well in winter.
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    Want Homegrown Vegetables in Winter?

    The weather outside may be harsh and cold, but the interior of your home offers a perfect climate for year-round vegetable...
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    Dress up a drab winter garden with these ideas

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    Just because the barometer has dropped, doesn’t mean you should let your garden go for the duration of the upcoming cold weather...