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101 How-Tos From Fresh from the Garden

  1. 81. How To Build a Trellis for Gourds

    Since gourds can grow to be fairly large and heavy, trellises are going to be used during the growing period. Here, see how to build tw...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 82. 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
  3. 83. 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
  4. 84. 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
  5. 85. How To Plant Vegetables for Sun

    These expert tips can help make container gardening easy and provide some eye-catching vegetables in your landscape.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 86. How to Grow Spinach

    Spinach is a cool-season crop, which means it's almost never too early to plant it.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 87. 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. 88. How to Grow Tomatoes in a Hanging Basket

    You don’t need a whole garden to grow tomatoes. Certain varieties of cherry tomato plants will grow beautifully in hanging basket...

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 89. How to Add Soil Amendments and Critter Fencing

    Learn how to improve the soil by adding nutrients, and how to build a simple fence.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 90. How to Grow Edamame

    Edamame is a popular Japanese snack. Grow your own delicious and nutritious crop by following these simple directions.

    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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