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Yellow squash in a garden.

How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Yellow Squash

You know summer has arrived when you see the first burst of yellow flowers under the large green leaves of the garden squash plant. Known as yellow, summer, garden, crooked neck and straight neck squash, it’s a versatile vegetable that is easy to grow in any home garden. Use these planting and growing tips so you […]

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Small cucumber.

7 Expert Tips to Growing Cucumbers at Home

Cucumbers rank right up there with tomatoes when it comes to favorite cost-effective vegetables to grow at home, and no garden should be without a cucumber vine or two. Cucumbers are easy to grow and under the right garden growing conditions, a couple of cucumbers vines will keep a family eating fresh cucumbers all summer. […]

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How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Asparagus

Asparagus is a perennial garden vegetable that is planted once, then harvested for the next 15 years. That’s a good return on your garden investment and with proper care, one planting of asparagus may even produce longer than 15 years. Use these guidelines for planting, growing and harvesting your own bountiful crop of tender asparagus […]

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Focal point of a flower bed.

6 Easy Steps to Building a New Flower Bed

The most elaborately designed flower bed won’t look good if the plants are not appropriate for their planting site. Building a new flower bed starts with an aesthetically pleasing bed shape, then adding flowers that are appropriate for the planting site in terms of soil, sun, water, and growth requirements. Use these steps for building […]

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Organic vegetables.

Georgia’s Farming and Gardening Sector: The Top 10 Easiest Veggies to Grow [Infographic]

The State of Georgia has always been rich in agriculture, giving local tables and other states, with easy vegetables to grow like apples to sweet Vidalia onions in the east, peaches and other fruits of central areas, and vegetables of southern counties. Vegetables and fruits are a billion dollar industry. According to the Georgia Farm Bureau, […]

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Jar in a tree garden.

10 Cost-Effective Creative Ideas to Home Gardening

Feeling the warm, pleasing rays of the sun plus the fresh and cool breeze while working at your beautiful garden is definitely reviving, and of course, inspiring. But does gardening have to be an expensive hobby? I’d say no. Just check out these 10 creative yet budget-friendly gardening ideas. 1. Regrow veggies and herbs in […]

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