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101 How-Tos From Joe Lamp'l

  1. 11. How to Make Your Own Potting Soil

    There is no need to purchase expensive bagged potting soil once you learn how easy it is to mix at home.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 12. How to Grow Kale

    Kale is one of the hardiest plants around, making it a snap to grow in nearly every backyard garden.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 13. How to Select the Right Hose for the Job

    Hoses are one of the most widely used garden accessories. Learn how to make the right choice when shopping for a new one.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 14. How to Grow Greens

    Collard, mustard and turnip greens are all in the same family, but each has its own unique flavor. Grow them all to compare for yoursel...

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 15. How to Grow Cabbage

    Cabbage is a delightfully crunchy vegetable that is easily grown in spring and fall.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 16. How to Grow Broccoli

    Broccoli is a slow-growing cool-season crop that yields delicious edible flower buds.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 17. How to Grow Brussels Sprouts

    Properly cultivated and cooked, Brussels sprouts are an autumn treat. These tiny cabbages grow on a stalk and mature in late fall.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 18. How to Grow Cauliflower

    Cauliflower is a finicky cool-season vegetable. But with a little guidance, almost any backyard gardener can cultivate a bumper crop.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 19. How to Grow Cucumbers

    Cucumbers are very easy to grow in the garden, making them one of the most popular homegrown vegetables.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 20. How to Make a Cucumber Trellis

    Cucumbers do best if grown on a trellis. By providing a structure you will get cucumbers that are more uniform in size and shape.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

About Joe Lamp'l

Joe Lamp'l is not only a gardening expert; he's a passionate educator, dedicated to sharing his knowledge of horticulture by providing resources to gardeners of all levels.

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