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3 Easy Ways to Extend Your Vegetable Growing Season

Looking to extend your vegetable growing season? If you live in an area with distinct seasons, there are natural limitations to when you can grow vegetables outdoors. In the spring, you have to wait until the threat of frost has passed and soil temperatures reach acceptable levels. Then, before you know it, shorter days and cooler temps will return to signal the end of your outdoor growing season.  Of course, it’s difficult to fight Mother Nature – especially if you hope to win. However, if youlearn to work within the boundaries she sets, you can find successful ways to extend your vegetable growing season.  Here are Three Easy Ways to Extend Your Vegetable Growing Season While you can’t prevent late spring frosts or early blasts of winter, you can mitigate much of the damage caused by these natural events. You simply have to be prepared…

Grow More by Setting Vegetable Gardening Goals

Have you ever stopped to think about your vegetable gardening goals? If you’re like many gardeners, you may find your main motivation is simply to get outside and reconnect with nature by digging in the dirt. You may also enjoy gardening as a way to squeeze more physical activity into an otherwise hectic schedule. After 2020, many of us feel the need to make sure that our family’s food supply is more secure. Whatever your motivation, growing a vegetable garden is a very relaxing way to accomplish these goals. A sense of personal satisfaction and better overall health are admirable and worthwhile objectives on their own. However, if you dig a little deeper you may find you have a number of other goals for your vegetable garden. If…

4 Easy-to-Grow Culinary Herbs Ideal for Small Spaces

Fresh culinary herbs are a great way to bring the flavors of your dishes to life. Unfortunately, they can be expensive to buy at the grocery store and they aren’t always in season. Although you can use their dried counterparts in your favorite recipes, they just don’t deliver the same flavor profile. Fortunately, you can enjoy fresh herb flavor all year long and you don’t need a ton of space to do it.