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    Reliable Vegetables for Fall in the South

    In our part of the South, “fall” is more an idea than an actual season. It’s hot, hot, warm, and then one night there is a hard freeze. We’ve been…

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    Midsummer Garden Harvest

    Today is the first day of August, also recognized as Lammas Day (which is the celebration of the wheat harvest in parts of the Northern Hemisphere where English is traditionally…

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    Food for Pollinators and People

    Today we’re visiting Ankica Zander’s garden in Michigan. My husband and I moved into this cottage some 10 years ago. The cottage had been in his family for just under…

  • How-To

    Three Ways to Plant Container Onions

    Did you know onions aren’t a root or a fruit? These savory vegetables are made up of layers of leaf bases. Here are three ways to get your container onions…

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    Regional Picks : Water-Wise Plants – South

      1. ‘Big Blue’ Sea Holly   Name: Eryngium × zabelii ‘Big Blue’ Usda Hardiness Zones: 4 to 9 Size: 18 to 24 inches tall and wide Conditions: Full sun;…

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    Regional Picks: Unusual Autumn Stars – Midwest

    If you’re sick of the same old asters and mums, why not plant an unexpected fall-star instead? Here some truly out-of-the-ordinary plants for upping your fall garden game in the…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    The Secret to Big Homegrown Onions

    The number one factor for success is being aware of your latitude.

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    How to Plan a Vegetable Garden

    Grow more fruits, vegetables, and herbs by devoting a few hours each day to planning

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    Alliums All Season Long

    Deer resistant and dynamic, these bulbs provide color from the first showers of spring to the last leaves of fall

  • How-To

    How to Harvest and Cure Onions

    Welcome to Homegrown/Homemade, a video series from FineGardening.com. We’ll be following a gardener (Fine Gardening executive editor Danielle Sherry) and a cook (Sarah Breckenridge) as they plant, maintain, harvest, store, and prepare…