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How to Grow Leafy Vegetables and Herbs

Everyone has room for a little pot of herbs or a window box of salad leaves. They are so easy to grow that you'll wonder how you manage...

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Top 23 Cultivating Projects

  1. 1. How to Grow Fruiting Vegetables

    These sun-loving crops are a popular choice for patio containers and warm windowsills. There are varieties to suit every size of garden...

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  2. 2. How to Propagate Bulbs Through Twin-Scaling

    Learn how to propagate more plants from a single bulb using the twin-scaling method.

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    Several Months
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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 3. Growing Brassicas

    Brassicas are one of the hardiest winter crops, but also includes many summer favorites and Asian greens.

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  4. 4. Growing Root Crops

    Most root crops need to be sown outdoors and kept free of weeds to do well. With carefully selected varieties and successional sowing, ...

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  5. 5. How to Grow Fig Trees

    Figs are a delicious and healthful fruit, and the trees are easy to grow. Just make sure to select a variety that’s right for you...

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    Several Months
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 6. Fall Soil Preparation

    DIY experts discuss how amending garden soil in the fall can make things a lot easier come spring.

  7. 7. Growing Alliums

    Alliums include onions, leeks and garlic and are strongly-flavored and simple to grow on free-draining soils.

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  8. 8. The Right Way to Plant a Tree

    DIY experts discuss how healthy roots and cultivating the surrounding soil are keys to success in planting a new tree.

  9. 9. Soil Mix for Greenhouses

    DIY experts offer soil secrets for a successful greenhouse.

  10. 10. How to Grow Perennials and Stem Vegetables

    Often disappointing when store-bought, these vegetables are a gourmet treat when freshly picked. They are easy to grow, and perennial t...

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  11. 11. Forcing Bulbs Indoors

    The DIY Network experts explain the process of forcing spring-blooming bulbs indoors so you can enjoy their beauty ahead of schedule.

  12. 12. Growing Legumes

    Pea and bean crops require less fertilizer than other vegetables because their roots are home to bacteria that take nitrogen from the a...

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  13. 13. Toro Dingo TX 525 (01:29)

    This walk-behind compact utility loader has more than 30 attachments.

  14. 14. How to Grow Cucurbits

    Cucurbits plants, which include pumpkins, zucchini and cucumbers, are great fun to grow. Trailing varieties look great scrambling up a ...

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  15. 15. How to Choose and Use a Rototiller

    The rotary tiller, which uses metal tines to break up the soil, is one of the most valuable tools a garden can have. The professionals ...

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