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    Tips and Tricks for Growing Garlic

    If you’ve been to a farmer’s market this July and August, no doubt you have feasted your eyes on gorgeous bulbs of garlic, freshly pulled from the earth just weeks…

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    Growing Garlic in the Southeast

    Garlic is one of the easiest crops to grow in the Southeast. But not only is it easy to grow; it also has very few pest and disease problems. Additionally,…

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    Plant a Perennial Garlic Patch

    October means garlic-planting time here in the Mid-Atlantic. Normally, growing garlic is a long-term prospect, as you won’t get to harvest the pungent bulbs until the following summer. But there’s…

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    Seed to Fork

    Today we’re visiting Meg Cowden’s garden. We live in the western Twin Cities of Minnesota and enjoy a short and intense growing season. We relish pushing the season to its…

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    Tomato Basil Cream Sauce

    This is the time of year when we want to nestle in and stay at home and eat warming comfort foods. At our house we eat lots of soups and…

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    Tortilla Soup–Comfort Food

    There is nothing like a bowl of nourishing hot soup on a cold winter day, especially a grey, damp rainy day that sort of seeps into the bones in your…

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    Pickled Garlic is a Perfect Present

    Instead of going with ordinary gifts for the holidays, make something special. Even if you’re not a whiz in the kitchen, you can whip up this delicacy with just four…

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    Early December Garden to Kitchen

    We have had a mild autumn/winter season thus far in my zone 7 Maryland garden. Still able to do chores in the garden and bring in bounty to create warming…

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    Start Harvesting History by Planting Garlic

    Fall is an unusual time for a new gardening catalog to appear in the mail, but timing is everything. The first catalog from the folks at Harvesting History includes more…

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    How to “Grow” Black Garlic

    If you saw a head of black garlic would you think it was garlic gone bad or would you eat it up?