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Indoor Vegetable Gardening

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Vegetable Gardening Tips and Tricks | Planet Natural

We've put together 25 of our favorite vegetable gardening tips to help you grow a healthier, more productive organic garden. Enjoy!

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15 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

Learn more about the best vegetables to grow indoors so you can enjoy eating fresh and healthy vegetables throughout the year!

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10 Cute Small Indoor Plants You Should Grow

These 10 Small Indoor Plants are easy to grow, take a little space, and add more appeal to the interior!

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Grow + Harvest Basil Leaves Year-Round - Family Food Garden

Grow basil indoors and outside for continuous basil leaves. Growing basil year-round means consistent basil planting & harvesting. Basil plants need

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How to Keep Carrots, Potatoes and Beets Fresh All Winter - One Hundred Dollars a Month

Tips on How to Keep Carrots, Potatoes and Beets Fresh All Winter

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A look into a houseplant collection

Add the finishing touch to your space with our variety of indoor house plants. With various sizes & plants it's easy to find the perfect fit. Shop Now!

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The Herb Farmer

Lacking space outdoors or just looking for a way to grow fresh product year round? Check out these 17 edible plants for your indoor garden.

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Guia ilustrado: Como criar uma Plantação de Legumes em casa

As dicas são perfeitas para quem mora em grandes cidades e não tem espaço/tempo para plantar.

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Spinach in Cloches

I was so happy to be able to harvest nearly 1 1/2 pounds of fresh spinach from the garden yesterday. My first attempt at trying to get spinach going for fall and winter harvests was a complete and total failure. I had set out 18 spinach starts back on October 6, already a late start, and then left for a week long vacation. When I got back I found not a trace of a single spinach plant remaining. No doubt the seemingly thousands of sowbugs that inhabit my garden found the tender young seedlings and if it wasn't them then the birds probably found a way into the not so secure mesh tunnel. Bummer. But I'm always willing to test the limits of my relatively mild climate so I decided to sow another 2 dozen paper pots, each with 2 seeds. All but one of the pots had at least 1 seed germinate and I kept both seedlings in the pots where both seeds germinated. Those got set out in the garden on November 23, a ridiculously late date. This time I was determined that the sowbugs and birds would not feast before I could enjoy a single leaf. I spaced the seedlings out so that each one could be covered with a bottomless plastic gallon water bottle cloche. I placed them cheek by jowl to provide more stability in case of wind. Each bottle is pushed about an inch into the soil. The sowbugs don't seem to be able to climb the sides of the plastic bottles so I left the tops of the bottles uncapped to allow for ventilation. Just in case I trapped some baddies in the bottles I place a bit of Sluggo Plus by each plant. November 23 Look at how tiny the seedlings were. I really didn't have a lot of hope that they would produce much of anything in what was turning out to be a cold and wet November and the same was expected for the forseeable future. November 23 The cloches provided some frost protection not long after the seedlings got set out and on a number of nights since. November 26 The plants grew surprisingly quickly considering the cold weather and short days. The cloches must provide enough warmth during the day and protection at night to help the plants grow. I grew hopeful that I might get to harvest some baby spinach by the end of the year. December 2 December 2 December 2 Less than 2 weeks later the plants had grown to a "baby" leaf size! I could have harvested then but I decided to let continue to grow. December 14 December 14 Ten days later and some of the plants were starting to fill the cloches. I wasn't ready to harvest them then since I had other veggies in mind for holiday meals. December 24 December 24 December 24 December 24 Yesterday was finally harvest day. The plants looked like they were about ready to bust out and I noticed a fungal infection on a leaf that was pressed up against the plastic. December 29 December 29 December 29 The first unveiling. Not bad. December 29 December 29 I harvested the oldest leaves and left a couple of young ones on each plant. It turned out that there were very few leaves with fungal infections, mostly on the oldest leaves that were in contact with the soil. I removed all the infected leaves and any remaining seedling leaves and then the shorn plants got covered up again. December 29 Ta Da! A couple of baskets of beautiful fresh spinach. Summer Perfection Verdil Last night I concocted a dish of the Verdil spinach wilted in homemade broth flavored with tomato conserva and sweet pepper conserva from my stores. The spinach was piled on top of garlic toasts in big wide bowls and garnished with seared red onion (from the garden), pine nuts, and crumbled feta cheese. A nice warm dish for a cold winter night. It's going to be interesting to see how soon I'll be able to harvest again.

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How To Debug Plants Before Bringing Them Indoors

Debugging and cleaning potted plants before bringing them back inside is crucial. Follow these easy steps to bring outdoor plants inside without bugs.

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