How to Grow Beans

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You really don’t even need to ask how to grow beans they are so easy to grow. Beans are a great crop because they grow up rather than out so you get great value for space used – perfect. Beans have great names like scarlet runner, big kahuna, lazy housewife, purple king, dragons tongue, asparagus yardlong, They are warm season […]

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Jerusalem Artichoke

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What is a jerusalem artichoke I hear you ask? Jerusalem Artichokes are not artichokes at all they are a big sunflower and have tuberous root like a potato. It is the root that you eat. They are grown as an annual meaning that you replace them each year. The Jerusalem artichoke, also called sunroot, sunchoke, earth apple or topinambour, is […]

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Grow Asparagus Plants

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The decision to grow asparagus plants is an investment in the future they produce more spears every year and continue to do so for about 20 years. Growing Conditions Although they are best suited to mild or cold climates they are pretty adaptable and will grow in much warmer climates even in the subtropics. Frost is no problem as the ferny plants […]

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Gardening Gift Ideas

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Need some gardening gift ideas for the gardener in your life. My friends are always asking me what they can get for their mother, father, husband or whoever for Christmas or their birthday or just because they want to buy them something. “They are a gardener” they say “what would they like?” Well I know what I would like. I’ve […]

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What Vegetables To Grow

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OK so you’ve decided you want a vegetable garden. You’ve thought about where to put it and you’ve decided how it should look. Now you want to get some information on what vegetables to grow. First thing you should consider is your climate or planting zone. I wrote a page about this already so check it out here.  This should give […]

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