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34 How-Tos From Joe Lamp'l

  1. 1. How to Grow Garlic and Shallots

    Just because garlic and shallots are expensive at the market, doesn’t mean they are difficult to grow in the garden.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 2. How to Assemble a Worm Composter

    Worm composting transforms leftover food scraps into valuable plant food. And it can be done year round indoors.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 3. How to Grow Onions

    Onions are one of the most popular cooking ingredients. Gardeners can plant red, white and green onions as soon as the soil can be work...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 4. How to Grow Radishes

    Radishes are among the easiest and fastest vegetables to grow, making them a great starter crop for new gardeners.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 5. How to Grow Parsnips

    Parsnips are a delicious addition to any vegetable garden, but they take care and time to harvest.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 6. How to Build a Hot Frame

    A hot frame has a heat source to get young seedlings started quickly. The added warmth keeps the plants from freezing at night until th...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. How to Install Soaker Hose Irrigation System

    Soaker hoses deliver water right to the roots of plants. This irrigation system makes watering the gardens as easy as setting a timer.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 8. How to Grow Carrots

    Carrots are nutritious and delicious, making them one of the most popular homegrown vegetables.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 9. How to Grow Kale

    Kale is one of the hardiest plants around, making it a snap to grow in nearly every backyard garden.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 10. How to Make Your Own Potting Soil

    There is no need to purchase expensive bagged potting soil once you learn how easy it is to mix at home.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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About Joe Lamp'l

Joe Lamp'l is not only a gardening expert; he's a passionate educator, dedicated to sharing his knowledge of horticulture by providing resources to gardeners of all levels.

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