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Top 100 Vegetable Gardening Projects

  1. 61. 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...

  2. 62. Growing Chard in a Container

    A large pot filled with the glossy green leaves and neon-colored stems of chard 'Bright Lights' will add color to any patio. Harvest th...

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  3. 63. 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...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 64. Plant a Vegetable Garden (02:01)

    Prepare and plant a vegetable garden to grow your own garden goodies.

  5. 65. 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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  6. 66. Cucurbits: Squash and Cucumbers

    With dozens of cucurbit vegetable varieties to choose from, the right selection can mean the difference between success and disappointm...

  7. 67. How to Grow Garlic and Shallots

    Just because garlic and shallots are expensive at the market, doesn’t mean they are difficult to grow in the garden.

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    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 68. How to Build a Bamboo Teepee

    The DIY Network garden experts show how to construct a simple bamboo teepee, ideal for supporting all types of climbing vegetables.

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 69. 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.

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    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 70. How to Grow Rutabagas

    While less common than other vegetable crops, rutabagas make a wonderful addition to any backyard garden.

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    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 71. How to Grow Tomatoes in a Raised Bed

    Are your tomato plants not getting enough drainage? Follow these handy tips on growing tomatoes in a raised bed.

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    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 72. How to Grow Pepper Plants

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

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    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 73. How to Make a Container Theme Garden

    Container gardens are an easy way to garden on a small scale.

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    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 74. How to Grow Broccoli

    Broccoli is a slow-growing cool-season crop that yields delicious edible flower buds.

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    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 75. 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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