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  • Kitchen Gardening

    Controlling Weeds Organically

    While I've heard it's an effective method, I've also heard that it won't kill the weed's roots. For me, that's a deal breaker. The reason why I haven't given this…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Plant a Green Manure or a Cover Crop This Fall

    My perception of cover crops and green manures is they're right in line with compost bins, vermicomposting, grasscycling, and even mulch - they're all a form of composting. In other…

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    Kitchen Gardening

    How to Grow Superb Summer Squash

    Sunken watering pots and an understory of vetch keep zucchini, crookneck squash and pattypan going strong.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Managing Weeds With a Light Touch (Part 1 of 2)

    Some weeds are actually good for gardens. Before you declare an all-out war on weeds, learn more about them and direct your efforts appropriately.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Managing Weeds With a Light Touch (Part 2 of 2)

    Gardeners often dread the drudgery of weeding, but if you establish realistic weed tolerance levels and implement a few strategies, you can have a reasonably weed-free vegetable patch without a…