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  • corn growing from soil
    May 16, 2024 Andy Wilcox

    Plant Corn In Blocks For Better Pollination

    Sweet corn is the taste of summer and a popular crop with home gardeners. Growing popcorn, dent corn, and flint corn at home is gaining steam too. But many people struggle with getting their corn to produce fully stocked ears....

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  • dandelion field
    May 10, 2024 Andy Wilcox

    10 Must-Grow Edible Flowers

    Anyone can decorate a cake with frosting (well, maybe not me but I’m sure other people can). But, using edible flowers for color and design? That's next level. Edible flowers aren't limited to garnish. Whether as a main ingredient in...

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  • The Ultimate Guide To Transplanting Seedlings
    May 3, 2024 Andy Wilcox

    The Ultimate Guide To Transplanting Seedlings

    Whether you purchased young plants at a garden center or started them yourself from seed, eventually, they'll need to be transplanted.  Don't take them straight from the house and stick them in the ground. There are a few steps to...

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  • Tips To Improve Seed Germination Outdoors
    April 22, 2024 Andy Wilcox

    Tips To Improve Seed Germination Outdoors

    Sowing seeds directly into the soil and letting nature do the rest. It’s simple, and uncomplicated. Many of us learned to garden this way as children, sowing seeds with our grubby little fingers. We tucked seeds into the ground, forgot...

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  • Why Are My Seedling Leaves Yellow?
    April 12, 2024 Andy Wilcox

    Why Are My Seedling Leaves Yellow?

    It's magic. Tiny little seeds go into their new homes in your seed-starting tray, and a few days later, green shoots pop up. At first, they seem to grow quickly, but then they stop, and now the tomato seedlings you...

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  • celery plant growing
    March 25, 2024 Andy Wilcox

    How To Successfully Grow Celery From Seed

    Homegrown celery is a treat not to be missed. The flavor boost in your soups, stews, and smoothies is worth the effort. Your mirepoix will never be the same.  Grocery store celery is often pale and bland. The commercially grown...

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