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101 How-Tos From Joe Lamp'l

  1. 91. How to Grow Horseradish

    Horseradish is a hardy perennial beloved for its spicy flavored roots. Plant this once for a continual harvest for years to come.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 92. How to Grow Malabar Spinach

    Malabar spinach is a vining tropical plant that is grown for its edible stems and leaves. It is a great substitute for spinach when the...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 93. How to Grow Potatoes in a Trash Bag

    Growing potatoes in a plastic bag is a fun way to get children interested in gardening. And it is an almost foolproof way to grow potat...

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 94. How to Build a Rainbarrel Platform

    Putting your rainbarrel on a platform will give you good water pressure, and you won't have to bend over to get to the water.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 95. How To Find a Site and Sample Soil

    Learn how to determine a new garden's location and check the soil's condition.

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 96. How to Brew Compost Tea

    Steeping compost in water creates an all natural plant food known as compost tea. This method makes an even better batch.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 97. How to Build a Simple Fence Around a Vegetable Garden

    If your yard gets much use from kids and pets, protect your veggie garden with a fence made of bamboo stakes and string. Though it won'...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 98. How to Grow Globe Artichokes

    Artichokes may be a gourmet vegetable, but that doesn't make them impossible to grow. Given the right climate, the plants will produce ...

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 99. How to Attract Butterflies

    It is easy to attract butterflies to the garden given the right mix of flowering plants, water and sunshine.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 100. How to Grow Florence Fennel

    Florence fennel is grown not just for its feathery foliage, but also its bulblike stalk. Both have a pleasant licorice-like flavor.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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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