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Growing Vegetables is a Crime in Oak Park, Mich. OAK PARK, Mich. (WJBK) – “The price of organic food is kind of through the roof,” said Julie Bass. So, why not grow your own? However, Bass’ garden is a little unique because it’s in her front yard. “We thought it’d be really cool to do [...]

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Post image for Vegetable gardens a great way to eat healthy, save money

Provided by Grossmans Garden & Home It started as a way to save money in uncertain economic times. Vegetable gardening has gained popularity as more people are conscious about costs as well as where their food comes from. Nursery retailers and seed companies report an increase in sales in the past few years, with popular [...]

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By Linda Kennedy Colorado Master Gardener Question: My lettuce and spinach seem to be flowering, should they? Answer: Not flowering, “bolting.” Many cool-weather vegetables will bolt; meaning they stop growing leaves and set seed. Rhubarb sends up a tall shoot with flowers at the top. Lettuce, cilantro, parsley and spinach prefer daytime temperatures lower than [...]

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Post image for Growing Your Own Food: Small Vegetable Garden Ideas

Growing your own food has its advantages. It’s a low-cost source of fresh vegetables, herbs, and legumes. You retain control over whether chemically-laden and potentially dangerous pesticides and fertilizers are sprayed on your food. Plus you get the satisfaction of chopping and sautéing food you personally planted and harvested with your own hands. The sense [...]

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Post image for Farming in the City: Joys of Growing Food

This is the VOA Special English Agriculture Report. For many years, people in American cities have depended on farmers in rural areas to grow fruits and vegetables. But now a new generation of farmers is planting crops in urban areas. Sean Conroe is a college student.  Amber Banks is a teacher. They both grew up [...]

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