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Frost Bites. Asparagus Under Cover!

by Polly Garden Recipes

Asparagus is the first vegetable to emerge in the garden in spring. Nothing brightens up a spring table better than a plate of asparagus. One of the few perennial vegetables,asparagus  remains productive in the garden for 15 years or longer. I’ve been eating my own home-grown asparagus for two years now, and I love having […]

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Your Organic Garden. Life Goes On Here. Find Out How To Winterize It!

by Polly Composting

Now is the time to get out and winterize your organic garden, as shorter and much cooler days become the norm. Just as you make sure your car is ready for winter this time of year, so should you make sure your garden is ready. How? Start by cleaning up the debris in your garden, […]

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Growing Spinach For Its Tasty & Nutritious Leaves

by Polly Green Living

Growing spinach as a health food is well deserved. It has the highest amount of vitamins A and B2 of any common vegetable and is loaded with iron, calcium, and protein. It’s excellent as a salad or cooking green. Spinach likes full sun in cool climates, but in hotter areas, give it some afternoon shade. […]

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Lasagna Gardening

by Polly Need To Garden & Eat Organically

Lasagna Gardening is a timesaving organic gardening method developed by gardener and writer, Patricia Lanza, which requires no digging, no tilling and no sod removal. It’s a “lazy raised bed” that drains well and warms up quickly in spring. The name “Lasagna,” comes from the way garden beds are created from layers. It is exactly […]

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Weed Control

by Polly Need To Garden & Eat Organically

Go Without Weeds This Season! Let’s face it: no gardener likes having weeds in the garden. Weeds are more disturbing than slugs. No garden is free of these troublesome plants for very long. A single weed can produce as many as 250,000 seeds. Some seeds are viable for only a year while other can lie […]

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