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101 How-Tos From Fresh from the Garden

  1. 21. 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
  2. 22. How to Build Raised Garden Beds

    Follow these simple steps to clear the space, prep the soil and shield against weeds for raised garden beds.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 23. How to Grow Squash

    Learn more about the differences between the types of squashes -- and discover how you can grow every type successfully.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 24. 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
  5. 25. How to Grow Blueberries

    Blueberry plants can produce fruits for decades. Plant them right and they will reward you with delicious berries for years and years.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 26. How to Plant Summer Squash

    Summer squash are easy to grow and they provide a whole summer's worth of delicious specimens.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 27. How to Build a Hoop House

    Protect tender vegetables and plants from frost with this easy-to-build hoop house.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 28. How to Grow Eggplants

    While technically a fruit, eggplants are treated like a vegetable in the kitchen. For a speedy start plant the seeds indoors.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 29. How to Grow Pepper Plants

    Green, red or yellow, peppers make a wonderful addition to any backyard vegetable garden.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 30. How to Grow Pole and Bush Beans

    Beans are one of the easiest crops to grow, making them a favorite in vegetable gardens all across the country.

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

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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