• Vegetables

  • Time To Start Your Peppers

    Sweet or spicy, peppers are popular in the kitchen! When to start peppers Start peppers indoors 8 to 10 weeks before average last spring frost, and transplant them out when daytime temperatures are at least 70°F, and nighttime [...]

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    Storage Tips

    Bring Summer Indoors While we love the harvest season, we hate to see our fresh produce and blooming flowers disappear until next year. But we can hang on to summer well into the cooler months by storing and preserving all that we've[...]

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    Heat Tolerant Greens

    Salads don't have to end with spring! A crisp, colorful salad may be the perfect dish on a hot summer's day, and some varieties of greens excel despite the heat. Sowing heat-tolerant greens keeps your fridge crisper full of healthful, [...]

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    Frost Hardy Kale and Spinach

    While many gardeners are beginning to harvest their spring crops, the growing season isn't over! By sowing leafy greens like kale and spinach now, you can easily prolong the life of your veggie garden well into fall. Kale, spinach, [...]

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    Plants Cold Hardiness Zone

    The USDA plant cold hardiness zone designation is an approximate guide of where a plant is cold hardy in the U.S. Determination of cold hardiness is not an exact science. Many factors influence whether a plant is cold hardy in a [...]

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