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Top 100 Vegetable Gardening Projects

  1. 16. Making Compost

    The gardening experts at DIYNetwork.com share tips on making compost.

  2. 17. White Eggplant

    Eggplant comes in many shapes and colors, the most common color being dark purple. But white-skinned varieties are tasty and easy to gr...

  3. 18. How to Grow Mesclun Salad in a Container

    Salad greens grow great in containers. For a nice variety of lettuces, plant a mesclun mix, which contains a blend of seeds.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 19. How to Grow Kale

    Kale is one of the hardiest plants around, making it a snap to grow in nearly every backyard garden.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 20. Tomato Types

    This Latin American fruit comes in thousands of varieties. DIY Network experts explain how to decide what to grow based on your needs a...

  6. 21. How to Make a Wire Tomato Cage

    For large tomatoes, a sturdy homemade wire cage may be best. It's easy to make and relatively inexpensive, as well as taller and more h...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 22. Using a Greenhouse

    Start crops early and obtain better yields with the aid of a greenhouse, which can protect plants from frost.

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  8. 23. Build an Easy Trellis for Tomatoes

    This simple trellis is an easy way to support tomato plants.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 24. A Few Tips for Healthy Tomatoes

    Pick a few good tips from the DIY Network for yielding the choicest summer fruit.

  10. 25. 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...

  11. 26. Harvesting Tips for Squash and Pumpkins

    Protect your squash crop from pests and disease: Let the DIY Network experts show you what to look for and how to treat your plants to ...

  12. 27. How to Fight Sweet Potato ‘Wilt’ and Other Diseases

    Though sweet potatoes are vulnerable to several diseases and a number of pest predators, keeping them safe and healthy isn't hard. Just...

  13. 28. How to Grow Curly Endive

    Curly endive is a gourmet salad green with a distinctive texture and sharp taste. Start seeds indoors for a late-spring harvest.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 29. Tips on Protecting the Garden From Pests

    Keep critters away from your growing carrots with these simple yet effective tactics from DIY Network.

  15. 30. Warm Weather or Cool, Peas Make a Tasty Crop

    Here’s a DIY Network guide to the surprising array of peas as well as the growing conditions that each variety needs to thrive.

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