How to Grow Melons

Melons make for a wonderful summertime treat and are a fun crop to add to any garden. Melons are a delicious fruit that can add a source of potassium and vitamin C to any diet.   Buy Melon Seeds Online Image Name Rating Shop Melon…

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How to Grow Lettuce at Home

Lettuce is an easy crop to grow in the garden for that perfect summer salad. As one of the most popular vegetables, its mild taste and refreshing crunch are universally enjoyed. Lettuce is a good source of vitamin C and vitamin K.   Buy Lettuce…

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Growing Leeks in the Garden

Leeks are a member of the onion family of plants with a more subdued flavor. Leeks also make a nice ornamental addition to a garden, along walkways and paths. Leeks are an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C, and a good source of…

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How to Grow Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi is the lesser known member of the brassica family of crops. Similar to its relatives, cabbage, and broccoli, it prefers to grow in a cool climate. Kohlrabi is grown for its thick, bulbous stem. The kohlrabi stem is a good source of vitamin A,…

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How to Grow Kale at Home

Kale is a great choice for people who want to grow a brassica but have had problems with their cultural requirements. While kale like most brassicas, prefers a cool climate, it can tolerate summer heat much better than most brassicas. This makes it an excellent…

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How to Grow Jerusalem Artichokes

The Jerusalem artichoke plant (a.k.a. Sun Root) is a relative of the sunflower, with smaller, yellow flowers. The Jerusalem artichoke plant, unlike its sunflower relative, produces a large number of edible roots. Jerusalem artichoke roots are very nutritious, containing high levels of vitamin C, thiamine…

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How to Grow Horseradish at Home

Horseradish is a perennial root crop that requires very low maintenance. The horseradish root is most commonly used to add a zesty, hot flavor to a number of dishes. The horseradish root is a very good source of vitamin C. Horseradish tea can also be…

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How to Grow Grapes at Home

Grapes can be planted in most gardens, and they also lend themselves to decorative plantings. They are one of the most popular berries, which are used in everything from jams and jellies to wines and juices. Grapes are packed with nutrients from antioxidants and are…

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How to Grow Garlic at Home

Garlic is one of the easiest plants to add to any garden. Garlic is a low-fat, low-calorie way to add some flavor to a number of recipes. Some studies suggest the allyl sulfides found in garlic have health benefits ranging from immune support to suppressing…

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How to Grow Figs at Home

Figs are a delicious fruit that can be eaten fresh or used to make wonderful snacks and desserts. Figs are also a good source of fiber and potassium. Fig trees come in a whole host of varieties. The fruits come in colors ranging from green…

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How to Grow Fennel at Home

Fennel is an easy to grow aromatic herb that can be easily added to most gardens. Along with fennel's culinary properties, it is also nutritious. Fennel is a very good source of vitamin C and is a good source of manganese and potassium. Almost every…

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How to Grow Eggplant at Home

Eggplants fit well into most gardens while being decorative enough to be mixed in along your walkways or planted in pots. Eggplant is a very good source of fiber, also providing good amounts of vitamin K, potassium and manganese. Eggplant has many culinary uses, ranging…

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How to Grow Cucumbers at Home

Adding cucumbers to your garden provides you with a fast growing and highly productive crop with minimal effort. Cucumbers are a good source of fiber and contain small amounts of vitamin K and beta-carotene.   Buy Cucumber Seeds Online Image Name Rating Shop Seeds of…

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How to Grow Corn at Home

Corn is a summer staple that thrives in a warm climate with very rich soil. Most often grown in home gardens for fresh eating, some varieties of corn are suited for producing corn flour. Sweet corn, usually eaten as corn on the cob, has been…

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How to Grow Cherries at Home

Cherry trees are a perfect fit for a gardener who wants a fruit tree that will produce a great tasting crop along with adding ornamental value to their landscape. Cherry trees will put on a wonderful display in the early spring when they are covered…

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How to Grow Celery at Home

Celery is typically grown for its crisp refreshing stalks, although sometimes grown for its root or seeds. Celery does best in warm climates; while it can be made to produce in cooler climates, with some extra planning.   Buy Celery Seeds Online Image Name Rating…

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How to Grow Cauliflower at Home

Cauliflower is a good crop to plant if you have already mastered the skills needed to grow other members of the brassica family of plants. For the most part, cauliflower is one of the more challenging brassica plants to grow; however, for your efforts, you…

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Growing Carrots at Home

Carrots are a great choice for people with small gardens. This root crop takes up minimal space while still delivering a good yield. The carrot root also contains very high amounts of beta-carotene, along with smaller amounts of vitamins C and K. Carrots come in…

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How to Grow Cabbage at Home

Cabbage is one of the best-known brassica plants. Its iconic form and culinary versatility make it a great addition to any garden. The cabbage plant is high in nutrients, such as vitamin C, along with vitamin K and beta-carotene. Cabbage prefers a cool growing climate;…

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How to Grow Brussels Sprouts at Home

Brussels sprouts are a member of the cabbage family and make an excellent cool weather crop. In essence, the small sprouts are miniature cabbage heads, growing along the stalk of the plant and providing all the nutritional benefits associated with cabbage. As with most members…

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How to Grow Broccoli at Home

Broccoli is a good cool weather crop that is typically grown where the summers are not too hot and you can expect two good harvests a year. Broccoli is also a very nutritious plant, containing very high levels of vitamin K, and some studies indicate…

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