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Growing Leeks

Leeks are a fairly easy vegetable to grow and one of the mildest tasting vegetable in the onion family. Rather than producing a bulb, as most onions do, leeks are grown for their long stems with the white and pale green parts of the stems
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Growing Onions

When growing onions it is best to grow them from sets, these are immature bulbs that have been grown especially for planting. There are several advantages over growing from seeds, onion sets are much quicker growing, they are less likely
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Growing French Beans

French beans are delicious. The tasty beans are picked while still small and when cooked that size they taste out of this world. I don’t think British gardeners give this vegetable the praise it deserves, it still seems that runner beans
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Growing Swedes

This is one of the easiest vegetables to grow as sowing and looking after the plants is straightforward. Another reason why Swedes are grown so much is that they are ready for harvesting when no other crop is available. Very similar to
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How to Grow Turnips

Turnips are not the large woody vegetable people think they are, home-grown turnips are actually a really tasty vegetable that is super easy to grow. The main reason people end up with ‘woody’ turnips is they harvest them too late,
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Growing Spinach

Let’s be honest, most people consider spinach as a vegetable that is unattractive and tasteless, something that only Popeye would dare to eat. Homegrown spinach tastes incredibly tasty and is healthy to eat. So let’s get rid of the Popeye
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Lawn and Garden Care Tips

Rules of Thumb for Water Use on Lawns and Gardens One deep watering is much better than watering several times lightly.Lawns need about 1 inch of water each week. If the weather is very hot, apply an inch of water about every 3
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