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With winter around the corner, and tender plants still in the garden, it is time to think about protecting them. In the past, I have waited until the last minute to cover my plants with bed sheets. It is no fun going out into the cold and wind to cover…
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Delicious Snow peas are one crop that can be started early in the year. But they have a short growing window, and must be planted before most other crops. This guide details the process to prepare, plant and harvest an early crop of snow peas. Be the envy…
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If you need information on growing Cauliflower, here are 5 guides to help you. From a quick 30-second guide, all the way to recipes and suggestions for eating your harvest.  Check out the following five guides: 30-Second Guide to growing Cauliflower…
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Broccoli is one of those vegetables we take for granted in the supermarket. But growing Broccoli is easy to do for yourself. It is a cool-season crop, so it is grown in the spring and fall. Summer Broccoli in your supermarket probably comes from the…
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The garden is taking a beating this month. We had our first over 100 degree day last week. If you want to follow along with my virtual garden tour, here is a map. We start at the lower right side, with the herb garden plots. * Disclaimer: Some of the…
State of the August Garden
State of the August Garden
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Have you tried to grow Cowpeas? What are Cowpeas? Black-Eyed Peas are just one variety of Cowpea. Southern Peas, Crowder Peas, or Field Peas are other types. Different types of Cowpeas have different looks, tastes and textures. Grow Cowpeas by following…
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This monthly post informs you of the state of the July garden. How my garden is growing, what is working and what is not, and lessons I’ve learned along the way. It is said, “experience is the best teacher,” so this reflects my gardening experiences.…
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Okra is a hot season crop that grows best in the hot and humid Texas Zone 9 summers. When other plants are wilting or going to seed, Okra is just getting started, and will go strong into the fall months. Here are 8 tips for growing a great Okra crop. *…
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Growing amazing sweet potatoes that are the envy of your neighbors is very possible. Follow these tips to start, grow and harvest a plentiful crop of sweet potatoes in your home garden. * Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. You…
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* Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. You don’t have to purchase them through my links, but if you do, you will help support StraightWay, Inc. (www.straightway.org), a non-profit rehabilitation program that works with whole…
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