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  1. 16. How to Plant and Grow Sweet Potatoes

    Sweet potatoes come in two forms: vining and bush varieties. Both types thrive in the hot summer sun and are relatively easy to grow.

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 17. Bamboo Basics (00:36)

    Advice from gardener Jessie Mack Burns on how to grow and care for bamboo.

  3. 18. Fertilizers, Pests and Harvesting Techniques for Squash

    Once squash starts to emerge, maximize the output of your plants -- and protect them from predators -- with these easy tips from DIY Ne...

  4. 19. How to Grow Potatoes

    Potatoes come in various shapes, sizes and colors. By growing your own, you can guarantee a bumper crop of colorful and nutritious spud...

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 20. Growing Herbs (03:18)

    Joe Lamp'l shows how to plant movable herb gardens in strawberry pots.

  6. 21. How to Grow Malabar Spinach

    Malabar spinach is a vining tropical plant that is grown for its edible stems and leaves. It is a great substitute for spinach when the...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 22. How to Grow Okra

    Long popular in the Southern United States, okra is making inroads in vegetable gardens across the country. The pod-like fruit is a won...

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 23. How to Grow Plums

    Fruit trees make a great addition to any landscape. And with a wide range of plum varieties, there is likely a tree for every climate.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 24. Kohlrabi and Yardlong Beans

    These vegetables are grown as annuals -- kohlrabi is a cool-season crop and yardlong beans and white eggplants are warm-season crops. D...

  10. 25. How to Grow Cabbage

    Cabbage is a delightfully crunchy vegetable that is easily grown in spring and fall.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 26. Growing Pains Part 1 (07:46)

    Creating livable space for a growing family.

  12. 27. How to Grow Pepper Plants

    Green, red or yellow, peppers make a wonderful addition to any backyard vegetable garden.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 28. Forcing Flowering Woody Branches Indoors

    The DIY experts describe how to extend the season indoors by forcing branches from spring-flowering trees and shrubs.

  14. 29. How to Grow Tomatoes from Transplants

    Tomatoes are popular garden additions because they are delicious, nutritious and so easy to grow.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 30. How to Grow Bok Choi

    Bok choi is an Asian green prized for its tender leaves and crunchy stalks. It is easily grown from seed in spring or fall.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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