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How to Grow big watermelons in your Northern vegetable garden

I love melons-especially fresh ones. To be honest I never liked cantaloupes when I was younger. They never seemed to have any flavor. Then I grew my own. They were great! You just can’t beat the flavor of vine ripened. The first thing is you have to realize you can grow the bigger watermelon varieties […]

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How to Plant Fruit Trees

What a fast winter. I guess what they say is true. The older you get the faster time goes buy. Anyway, enough of that. Every year it seems like I plant at least a couple of fruit trees. This year I added two more cherry trees and a Reliance peach. The cherry trees do pretty […]

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Gardening Tips for Early Tomatoes

I think every person I know that has a vegetable garden strives to get early tomatoes. Here in the north country to get them by the end of July can be a real challenge. I have been able to get early tomatoes by the 4th of July. But it takes a lot of work. The […]

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The Benefits of Gardening the Hydroponic Way

Gardening has been considered to be one of the most therapeutic rewards for North Americans. Gardening stimulates all of the senses, giving great satisfaction and pleasure. Hydroponics is the growing of plants without the use of soil. A variety of hydroponic gardening techniques exist and just about any plant can be grown with hydroponics. Hydroponic […]

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