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34 How-Tos From Fresh from the Garden

  1. 71. 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
  2. 72. 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
  3. 73. 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
  4. 74. 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
  5. 75. How to Grow Melons

    Given enough sun and space, delicious melons are easy to grow in any backyard garden.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 76. How to Make a Gourd Bird House

    Dried bottle gourds make the perfect bird house. This do-it-yourself project is easy and fun for the whole family.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 77. How to Grow Swiss Chard

    Swiss chard is a cool-weather vegetable grown for its tasty leaves. The DIY Network garden experts show how to grow this tasty crop.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 78. How To Build a Tool Storage Unit Out of a Mailbox

    Learn how to create simple tool storage with a large mailbox.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 79. 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
  10. 80. How To Build a Mirrored Box

    Learn how to build a mirrored box to help keep indoor plants from getting pale and leggy from lack of light.

    Time:
    2 hours
    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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