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How to Plant an Irish Vegetable Garden

How to Plant an Irish Vegetable Garden

Ireland may be known for cabbage, carrots, and potatoes, but there's much more to an Irish vegetable garden than these staple veggies. Of course, you can do a lot with  
Companion Crops: Growing Better Together

Companion Crops: Growing Better Together

Just like in life, having good friends can make all the difference in the garden. When it comes to growing fruits and vegetables, some plants simply bring out the best  
The Three Sisters of Companion Planting

The Three Sisters of Companion Planting

Where would wine be without cheese, or peanut butter without jelly? Simon without Garfunkel? And let's not forget our special guests today, the "Three Sisters" otherwise known as corn, beans,  
Decoding Watermelon Ripeness

Decoding Watermelon Ripeness

There's nothing worse than slicing open a white watermelon, am I right? The good news is you can still make watermelon juice or watermelon lemonade out of it, but it's  
10 Fruits and Vegetables to Plant in June

10 Fruits and Vegetables to Plant in June

Some plants like the cool weather, while others prefer the heat. Some plants are easy to start indoors, like tomatoes, and others prefer to be planted directly, like beans.  One