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101 How-Tos From Joe Lamp'l

  1. 41. How to Harvest Seeds

    Rather than buying new seed every year, harvesting your own seed is cheap and easy to do.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 42. How to Grow Sweet Corn

    Sweet corn is one of the world's favorite vegetables — and growing corn is especially popular with home gardeners.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 43. How to Analyze Soil Temps and Drainage

    Soil temperature and water drainage rates are as important to a plant as sunlight and fertilizer. Learn how to analyze these key elemen...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 44. How To Build a Privet Arch

    Privet is an invasive garden nuisance that can be recycled into a useful and attractive arbor for bean plants.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 45. How to Grow Radicchio

    Radicchio is a gourmet green prized for its peppery bite. Plant a crop in early spring for an early summer treat.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 46. How to Grow Arugula

    Arugula is a leafy green vegetable that is prized for its strong, peppery flavor. Like most lettuces, it is very easy to grow.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 47. How to Start an Organic Garden

    Organic gardening improves the soil, provides enjoyment and produces yummy vegetables.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 48. How to Grow Asparagus

    Asparagus is one of the earliest springtime crops. And once established, asparagus patches can produce crops for decades.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 49. How to Build a Classic Window Box

    Window boxes brighten up the façade of any home. Follow these instructions to build some for the front of your house.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 50. How To Set Up a Mini-Greenhouse

    Learn how to set up a mini-greenhouse using simple shelving, inexpensive grow lights and basic heating mats.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    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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