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Top 100 Growing Projects

  1. 61. How to Grow Cauliflower

    Cauliflower is a finicky cool-season vegetable. But with a little guidance, almost any backyard gardener can cultivate a bumper crop.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 62. How to Grow Globe Artichokes

    Artichokes may be a gourmet vegetable, but that doesn't make them impossible to grow. Given the right climate, the plants will produce ...

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 63. How to Grow Herbs and Vegetables in a Hanging Basket

    Vegetable gardening does not get much more convenient than picking juicy cherry tomatoes and fragrant herbs from just outside your back...

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  4. 64. Cramped Quarters (00:20:00)

    Mike and Becca Ahern have a problem: a growing family and cramped quarters.

  5. 65. 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...

  6. 66. How to Grow Watermelon

    Who doesn’t love watermelon? This popular summer fruit is not that difficult to grow given the right conditions.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 67. 17 Low-Maintenance Plants and Dwarf Shrubs

    DIY Network experts offer 17 plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

  8. 68. How to Grow Potatoes in a Trash Bag

    Growing potatoes in a plastic bag is a fun way to get children interested in gardening. And it is an almost foolproof way to grow potat...

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 69. Shade-Loving Herbs

    The DIY Network experts share their top picks for herbs that can make do on four or fewer hours of sun each day.

  10. 70. How to Grow Florence Fennel

    Florence fennel is grown not just for its feathery foliage, but also its bulblike stalk. Both have a pleasant licorice-like flavor.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 71. How To Raise Healthy Cherries

    Learn about dwarf and semidwarf cherry trees, find out about the mysterious-sounding "chilling requirements" for cherries and learn how...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 72. 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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  13. 73. Winter-Hardy Tropical Plants

    Many of the plants that project the tropical look aren't winter hardy below 15 to 20 degrees (USDA Zone 8). But many of these plants ma...

  14. 74. Storage for a Growing Girl (20:00)

    Katie Goodwin's bedroom used to be the family bonus room. Not anymore!

  15. 75. How to Grow Asparagus

    Asparagus is one of the earliest springtime crops. And once established, asparagus patches can produce crops for decades.

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

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