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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 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 ...

  2. 2. Soil Preparation

    Organic amendments will help correct soil deficiencies in a new garden.

  3. 3. 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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  4. 4. 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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  5. 5. Growing Brassicas

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

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  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. Shade Gardening Tips

    Check out these tips from the DIY Network experts on how to cultivate a shade garden.

  8. 8. How to Start an Organic Garden

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

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    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 9. 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.

  10. 10. Propagating Perennials

    If you need more plants for your garden but are on a tight budget, follow these simple steps from the DIY Network experts to propagatin...

  11. 11. Soil Mix for Greenhouses

    DIY experts offer soil secrets for a successful greenhouse.

  12. 12. Fall Soil Preparation

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

  13. 13. Growing Alliums

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

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  14. 14. 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.

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    $1 - $50
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  15. 15. 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.

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