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  1. 61. Introduction to Hydroponics

    Hydroponics is the science of growing plants without soil. The DIY experts tell you how just about any plant, especially vegetables, ca...

  2. 62. Tips for Planting a Raised Bed

    Almost any plant will grow well in a raised bed. DIY experts offer some tips for keeping plants healthy.

  3. 63. How to Grow Pole Beans

    Pole beans offer great use of vertical space since they climb up poles, trellises or homemade teepees.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 64. How to Grow Muscadine Grapes

    Muscadine grapes are delicious eaten straight off the vine or when made into jams, preserves or wine. They are easy to grow and thrive ...

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 65. How to Grow a Vertical Vegetable Garden

    Vertical space is often underused, but it has great potential in small gardens, increasing the space for growing a range of crops.

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  6. 66. 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
  7. 67. How to Grow Apples

    Plant your very own apple trees and you’ll have all the delicious fruit you can eat, bake or give away.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 68. 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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  9. 69. How to Plant a French-Style Potager

    Formal patterns and exquisite color combinations characterize the French-style potager, where vegetables look as attractive as ornament...

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  10. 70. How to Grow Squash

    Learn more about the differences between the types of squashes -- and discover how you can grow every type successfully.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 71. How to Grow Beets

    Beets are prized for their sweet and earthy flavor. They are a cool-season crop that matures in about two months.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 72. How to Grow Peppers (03:32)

    Joe Lamp'l shares expert advice on planting and growing peppers.

  13. 73. Growing Zucchini From Plug Plants

    If space and time for growing vegetables from seed are tight, buy plug plants at garden centers or by mail order. They are more expensi...

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  14. 74. How to Assemble a Flood-and-Drain Hydroponic System from a Kit

    Grow vegetables and herbs year-round with a home hydroponic system; combine water, nutrients and soil-less plants and you can enjoy a b...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  15. 75. Growing Brassicas

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

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