vegetable garden

Meet The Good Garden Insects This Spring

by Polly Garden Recipes

A useful guide to good insects in your garden for natural pest control

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Dill:Refreshingly Beautiful

by Polly Garden Recipes

Once you’ve tasted the delicate flavor of garden-fresh dill, you’ll never go back to that tasteless dried stuff at the stores. And, this handy herb is good for more than just the leaves and seeds – it is fabulous in the flower garden as well. Its fernlike foliage makes a beautiful backdrop for the bright […]

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Recipe For Broccoli In Your Vegetable Garden

by Polly How To Choose & Grow

We are still learning new recipes for broccoli though we’ve been growing them for years. The secret to making broccoli feel at home in your vegetable garden is planting the right variety at the right time. In spring, look for ones like “Arcadia”, “Green Comet”. They grow fast and can take some heat as harvesting […]

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Vegetable Garden: Plant Diseases

by Polly How To Choose & Grow

No matter how much garlic we grow in our vegetable garden, we never have enough to fight plant diseases. Besides the generous quantities we harvest for cooking, garlic provides a key ingredient for many of our garden tonics. Garlic is not only a great insect repellent – it’s also an amazing antibiotic for sickly plants. […]

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Your Vegetable Garden: Crop Rotation

by Polly How To Choose & Grow

The general rule of thumb for crop rotation in your organic vegetable garden is …never plant the same kind of crop, successively, in the same place. A good crop rotation plan is a sort of seasonal dance in which the crops move from spot to spot. It helps create a garden that is constantly new […]

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