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A Tomato Lover’s 7 Tips For Growing Them Big

Tomatoes are not only my favorite backyard crop, they’re also the most popular among American home gardeners.

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Short On Space For Veggies? Smaller Varieties Thrive In Pots

For many gardeners, a large property with rows of green peppers and sun-kissed tomatoes as far as the eye can see is just a dream. Many of us either don’t have much soil to call our own, have limited mobility, or are new to gardening and feel intimidated. 

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Eating More Fruit And Vegetables Linked To Less Stress

Eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is associated with less stress, according to new research from Edith Cowan University.

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Greenhouse Gardening Allows Head Start On Season

Gus and Mary Picardo have been eating their own homegrown lettuce since February. By mid-March, they had tomatoes growing on more than four dozen healthy plants.

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Time To Try Growing Some Vegetable Or Flower Transplants

If you’ve never grown your own transplants for your garden, perhaps this is the year to do it. It’s economical, it allows you to grow varieties you might not be able to buy as transplants, it’s satisfying and it’s easy.

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Roasted Vegetables: A Basic Of Simple, Healthy Cooking

Cooking at home more these days? Here’s a primer on a basic technique for creating simple, healthy meals: roasted vegetables.

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