Monthly Archives: February 2010

Garden Giants and Skyscrapers

Brian Moore likes big plants and he knows how to grow them. In 2007, his record-breaking amaranth topped 23 ft. Want to grow your own giant plants? Learn how Brian does it. Brian Moore with a row of giant sunflowers; … Continue reading

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Planting a Garden in Nicaragua

Gardener’s Supply staffer Debbie Page goes to Nicaragua with a few packets of seeds and the goal of starting a garden. Rudi and I planted a garden in a cement box that was part of the hospital ruins. Nurses from … Continue reading

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An Indoor Kitchen Garden

Craving a little garden-fresh crunch? Sprouts deliver! Start a “kitchen garden” on your windowsill and discover a new source of fresh, locally grown vegetables and greens. Pea and bean seeds sprout in just a few days and add flavor and … Continue reading

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Start Sweet Peas from Seed

If you haven’t tried starting your own plants from seed, make this be the year you give it a try. Sweet peas are among the easiest. Sweet peas are easy to grow. The variety above, Painted Lady, is from Renee’s … Continue reading

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Powerscourt Gardens, Ireland

It’s the time of year when we all long for a little green. What better place than Ireland? Our slideshow takes you there. Powerscourt Gardens Slideshow Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Slideshow: Powerscourt GardensTo see captions, click on the image. To … Continue reading

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USDA Gets Back to the Garden

Not to be outdone by the White House, the folks over at the USDA started up their own organic vegetable garden outside the agency’s headquarters on the Mall. #blog-main { } #blog-main .image-right { float: right; width: 200px; margin-bottom: 5px; … Continue reading

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