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    Cabbage is Overlooked Vegetable at Holiday Time

    Would you include cabbage as a side dish at Thanksgiving? The answer is yes! This good-for-you vegetable is perfect for adding some low-calorie healthy vitamins and minerals to holiday meals.

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    Edible Garden—What to Plant for Fall

    In my northern garden, the arrival of autumn doesn’t signal an end to the growing season. Instead, it’s a shift from the heat-loving vegetables of summer to the cool- and…

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    Making a Garden From Scratch

    Brenda’s garden is up today. As you’ll see, she’s created quite the garden from virtually nothing! We started with an old hayfield full of weeds that was subdivided into 5-acre…

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    How to Grow Brassicas

    The genus Brassica is impressively large and diverse, selectively bred by many cultures to produce delicious roots, leaves, stems, and flower buds. One particularly widespread species,Brassica oleracea, was cultivated in…

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    Why Do Greens Bolt?

    No matter what you do, when you grow lettuces and other greens in your garden, they will eventually start growing taller and blooming. Most people assume that it’s just high…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Fermentation: More Countertop Cultivation

    In the throes of winter, looking out at the snow, we gardeners dream of growing gardens. With a surplus of root vegetables this time of year, I have been further…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Can You Top this Cabbage?

    The winner of the 2014 Giant Cabbage Weigh-off at the Alaska State Fair tipped the scale at almost 118 pounds. One of the premier events at the fair, the cabbage…

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    Regional Picks: Uncommon & Unfussy Plants – Midwest

    White skunk cabbage Name: Lysichiton camtschatcensis USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: Up to 3 feet tall and wide Conditions: Partial to full shade; moist soil This is the…

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    Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

    Here is another winning recipe from our cabbagepalooza days. These cabbage rolls make a hearty and tasty vegetarian main course; I can eat two, maybe three if there isn’t much…

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    Cabbagepalooza!… Sauerkraut and More

    Recently, my next-door farmer came over with about 20 or more cabbages and we had a cabbagepalooza--making everything from sauerkraut and kimchi to stuffed cabbage rolls. Let yourself become cabbage-inspired…

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