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34 How-Tos From Fresh from the Garden

  1. 11. How to Grow Rutabagas

    While less common than other vegetable crops, rutabagas make a wonderful addition to any backyard garden.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 12. 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
  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 Broccoli

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

    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 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
  7. 17. 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
  8. 18. How to Plant Herb Pots

    Fresh herbs are a requirement for many home cooks. By planting a variety of herbs in containers, anybody can enjoy the flavor of these ...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 19. 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
  10. 20. How to Grow Pumpkins

    From picking a garden spot to thinning the vines, the step-by-step guide for successfully growing pumpkins.

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

About This Show

Planting the seeds of a successful gardening experience takes hard work. In DIY's Fresh from the Garden, you learn the basics of how to build, grow and maintain a successful vegetable garden. Each episode tackles a component of vegetable gardening by focusing on America's favorite vegetable, tomatoes, for example, or building raised beds. Host Joe Lamp'l also illustrates the classic gardening basics, and then he goes beyond the most commonly planted vegetables to demonstrate things such as incorporating a vegetable garden into the landscape and building a hydroponic garden. Joe Lamp'l sows his expertise so you can reap the benefits!

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