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    • How to Grow Sprouts in a Jar Created: Sunday, December 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Growing sprouts is the easiest way to grow a bit of your own food. Here are instructions for growing sprouts in a jar, as well as recommended varieties and information about buying seed."
    • Grow Your Own Microgreens Created: Friday, January 01, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Microgreens are an easy crop to grow indoors or out, in a garden or a container. Here's what you need to know to grow these delicious, beautiful greens." itemprop="descript't3'" --> itemprop="descr...
    • Preventing and Controlling Powdery Mildew Created: Monday, March 17, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Powdery mildew is the bane of lilac growers and phlox lovers everywhere. Early detection and action is the key to organically ridding your garden of this annoying fungal disease.
    • When is My First and Last Frost Date? Created: Friday, September 19, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      This table shows, at a glance, what the first and last frost dates are for each USDA hardiness zone.
    • How to Make a Trash Can Composter Created: Thursday, March 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      If you don't have the space for a compost pile, you can still put those kitchen scraps and yard waste to use in a trash can compost bin. It is the ideal solution for anyone who needs to compost in ...
    • How to Grow Organic Tomatoes in a Container Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Growing organic tomatoes is easy, even if you don't have space for a vegetable garden. This article will explain how to grow organic tomatoes in a container on your porch, patio, or balcony."
    • Ten Tips for Successful Raised Bed Gardening Created: Sunday, May 16, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Gardening in a raised bed offers plenty of advantages for the gardener, but there are a few important tips and tricks to keep in mind to grow a successful raised bed garden."
    • What is Acidic Soil? Created: Monday, August 15, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      What is acidic soil, and is it a problem for your garden? This article provides a quick explanation of acidic soil, signs that your soil may be acidic, and ways to test soil acidity.
    • How to Start an Organic Vegetable Garden Created: Sunday, January 16, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Here is what you need to know to start your own organic vegetable garden. From site selection to figuring out the right size, to amending the soil and planting your new organic vegetable garden."
    • Ten Must-Have Garden Tools Created: Monday, May 19, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      It's all too easy to go overboard buying tools for your garden. In reality, if you have these ten simple tools, you can tackle almost any garden task.
    • How to Start a New Organic Garden Created: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Making a new organic garden requires a bit of work up front, but it is a simple process. From selecting a site to choosing and installing your plants, this article provides the tips and techniques ...
    • Tips for Indoor Composting Created: Thursday, February 23, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      If you don't have a lot of space to compost, or are interested in composting indoors, here are some tips for how to do so successfully." itemprop="description" Monday, May 31, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Wait to harvest asparagus until its third season in your garden, then follow these instructions
    • How to Grow Organic Jicama Created: Thursday, May 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Jicama is a somewhat exotic vegetable with a crispy texture and great flavor. Here's how to grow your own.
    • 10 Places to Buy Organic Seeds Created: Thursday, January 15, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      If you are looking for a good source for organic vegetable, herb, or flower seeds, this list is full of good options.
    • What Equipment Do I Need to Start Plants from Seed? Created: Friday, January 09, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Here is a list of everything you will need to successfully start plants from seed indoors." itemprop="description"> Friday, April 18, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Growing plants in containers is a great way to add pops of color and experiment with plant combinations on a smaller scale. Here are 7 secrets for success.
    • How and When to Prune Lilacs Created: Sunday, March 31, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Wondering when and how to prune the lilacs in your garden? Here's what you need to know." itemprop="description"> Friday, May 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Here are tips for growing your own peanuts, organically." itemprop="description">
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    • How to Grow Dandelion Greens Created: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      If you love dandelion greens, it might be a good idea to plant some in your vegetable garden. Here's how to do it!" itemprop="description">> Friday, March 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Is vermicompost safe to use around edible crops without sterilizing it first? Here's what you need to know about sterilizing vermicompost.
    • How to Grow Organic Kale Created: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Kale is one of the most nutritious vegetables you can eat due to its high fiber and vitamin content. Here's how to grow this nutritional powerhouse, organically." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
    • Control Powdery Mildew with This Homemade Spray Created: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      If you are seeing powdery-looking patches on the foliage of your plants, you most likely have a case of the very common powdery mildew fungal disease.
    • How to Make an Inexpensive Worm Bin from Plastic Buckets Created: Saturday, December 17, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      You can easily and inexpensively make your own vermicomposting bin with nothing more than two five-gallon buckets, a lid, and a drill. Here's how to do it." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • 10 Items to Reuse for Frugal Seed Starting Created: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Starting your own plants from seed is a great, frugal option. It can save you even more money if you reuse items destined for the trash rather than shelling out money for flats and seed trays. Here...
    • How to Grow Organic Soybeans Created: Thursday, May 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Here's what you need to know to grow your own delicious organic soybeans." itemprop="description"> Thursday, February 28, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Here are some tips for reusing milk jugs and yogurt containers in your garden." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, June 22, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Here is how to tell when your watermelons are ready to harvest.
    • 10 Vegetables You Can Grow Super Fast Created: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      These vegetables will all be harvestable within 8 weeks of planting! Sow a few seeds every other week for a continual stream of fresh produce.
    • How to Grow Organic Cress Created: Thursday, May 31, 2012 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Cress has a peppery bite and is best eaten right after harvesting it. Here's how to grow your own tasty organic cress." itemprop="description">> Monday, April 30, 2012 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Kohlrabi is not a very common vegetable, but it should be! If you haven't grown this delicious, versatile member of the cabbage family yet, here's what you need to know to grow your own organic koh...
    • Share Your Organic Gardening Blog Created: Thursday, April 29, 2010 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      About.com Organic Gardening community members share their own organic gardening blogs.

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