Category : Grow Food

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Container Sizes For Growing Vegetables: Ask Shirley Garden Questions

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Growing vegetables in containers makes growing food accessible to most people, even those without a yard. I answered gardening questions from viewers of the Home & Family show on the Hallmark channel recently in my "Ask Shirley" gardening segment. Teresa…

3 Comments / 758 View / February 4, 2015

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Strawberry Plants- How to Control Weeds

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Strawberry plants and weed control  begins months in advance of planting your strawberries through proper soil preparation. It's a very simple process but requires some physical activity on your part. Intimidated? Don't be.   If you are short on time and…

0 Comments / 619 View / June 15, 2012

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Shishito Peppers: Grow Your Japanese Appetizer

Plate of pan roasted Shishito peppers

  Roasted and salted Shishito peppers from Shirley’s garden   I started to grow  Shishito peppers in my garden after enjoying them as a Japanese appetizer at favorite sushi bar. Love at first bite baby! I didn’t know what to…

21 Comments / 5960 View / July 24, 2011

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WeightWatchers and Gardeners

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What Does WeightWatchers Have to Do With Gardening? Everything! If you need to lose weight and you're a gardener, WeightWatchers new Point'sPlus® eating system may be the perfect eating plan for you. WeightWatchers encourages followers to eat fresh fruits and…

7 Comments / 120 View / January 5, 2011

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Portable Raised Garden Beds for the Urban Square Foot Gardener

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  "Portable raised garden beds for the urban square foot gardener." I don't think I've ever written such a long blog title, but it works!   It's exciting to be able to present some space efficient options for those of you…

22 Comments / 1454 View / December 4, 2009

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Informative Edible Gardening Web & Video Sites

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As seen on the “Garden World Report with Shirley”   Edible gardening is growing at a ravenous speed. Home growers are hungry for quality information and the more local it is, the better. There are thousands of websites, blogs and…

3 Comments / 120 View / October 5, 2009

Edible Garden by John Lyons in Los Angeles

“Edible Gardening” on Garden World Report

Edible Garden by John Lyons in Los Angeles

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3 Comments / 91 View / October 4, 2009

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