Articles Tagged “gardening”

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Five Container Plants For Fall

By • September 4, 2012 • 2 Comments

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This is the sixteenth in our biweekly series from Amy Pennington – urban farmer, founder of GoGo Green Garden, and author of Urban Pantry and Apartment Gardening – on how to start growing your own food, no matter how tiny your garden-to-be is.

Today: It's hard to believe, but fall is on its way. Amy tells us what to plant now for the perfect patio harvest come cold weather.

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Tomato DIY: Pruning and Trellises

By • August 7, 2012 • 6 Comments

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This is the fifteenth in our biweekly series from Amy Pennington – urban farmer, founder of GoGo Green Garden, and author of Urban Pantry and Apartment Gardening – on how to start growing your own food, no matter how tiny your garden-to-be is.

 

Today: Amy teaches us to take care of our tomato plants, prune them fearlessly, and trellis them with simple household supplies.

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Just Eat It: Using All of the Crops You Grow

By • July 24, 2012 • 9 Comments

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This is the fourteenth in our biweekly series from Amy Pennington – urban farmer, founder of GoGo Green Garden, and author of Urban Pantry and Apartment Gardening – on how to start growing your own food, no matter how tiny your garden-to-be is.

Today: Amy shows us how to harvest plants from root to stem. Don't stop at eating fruits and vegetables -- eat pea vines, squash blossoms, and even tomato leaves!

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