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34 How-Tos From Fresh from the Garden

  1. 91. How to Plant a Three Sisters Garden

    Native Americans devised the ingenious Three Sisters garden, a method whereby beans grow up corn stalks while squash plants serve as gr...

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 92. How To Set Up a Mini-Greenhouse

    Learn how to set up a mini-greenhouse using simple shelving, inexpensive grow lights and basic heating mats.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 93. How to Grow Parsley

    Parsley is more than just a garnish, it is fresh-tasting herb adored by professional and home cooks. Luckily, it’s easy to grow.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 94. How to Grow Beets

    Beets are prized for their sweet and earthy flavor. They are a cool-season crop that matures in about two months.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 95. 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
  6. 96. How to Save Seed from Fruit

    When saved correctly, seed can last for years, but they're best used within a year after harvesting while they're still fresh. Follow t...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 97. How to Grow Curly Endive

    Curly endive is a gourmet salad green with a distinctive texture and sharp taste. Start seeds indoors for a late-spring harvest.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 98. How to Start an Organic Garden

    Organic gardening improves the soil, provides enjoyment and produces yummy vegetables.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 99. How to Grow Arugula

    Arugula is a leafy green vegetable that is prized for its strong, peppery flavor. Like most lettuces, it is very easy to grow.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 100. How to Grow Mesclun Salad in a Container

    Salad greens grow great in containers. For a nice variety of lettuces, plant a mesclun mix, which contains a blend of seeds.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    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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