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Vegetable Gardening in Drought Conditions – Part 2

Drought. A chilling term for a period of less than average rainfall, usually accompanied by times of hot, dry, and often windy conditions. It is enough to drive any gardener stark raving mad. That is, of course, unless you have knowledge of some simple drought gardening techniques. In the first installment of this series, I […]

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Storage Guidelines for Fruits & Vegetables

It’s harvest time for many [Grow] Network members – and hopefully there is more food coming in than you know what to do with! Marjory sent me this handy guide from Cornell, and I thought that it would be useful to share it with everybody – to help make decisions about how you’re going to […]

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Big Boy Zucchini Recipe from My Grandmother

The huge harvest of zucchini and summer squash at the end of the season can be an, “Oh no, not another one!” experience for many gardeners. Especially if you’ve left several on the vine, and you end up with lots of those big boy zucchinis. I use my old Italian grandmother’s recipe for the over-the-top […]

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One Cucumber to Replace All Others

What if I told you that there was a cucumber that you could grow almost anywhere, never gets bitter, is “burpless,” and always tastes delicious? No, really! I’m taking about the Armenian cucumber, Cucumis melo var. flexuosus. You may have seen these advertised in the seed catalogs as the “yard long cucumber.” It is actually […]

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Easy and Fresh Micro Greens and Herbs All Year Round

Want fresh microgreens and micro herbs all year round? You might have seen my previous post about using plastic water bottles as seed starting containers. If you missed it, you can see the instructions and some helpful photographs here – How To Start Seedlings in Repurposed Plastic Bottles. This same method works great for growing […]

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How to Cook with Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is a very versatile vegetable. The way I cook it is to cut the squash in half with a sharp knife. It really doesn’t matter if it is the long way or the short way. I usually cut it the short way so it fits on the same pan as my chicken and […]

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