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Fine Gardening Videos from The Home Vegetable Gardener Blog

There are some great gardening videos on the FineGardening.com website that I would recommend to anyone who has a home vegetable garden.  Along with the videos, they have hundreds of articles from preparing your garden soil to growing exotic vegetables.  Check out the videos here.  I would recommend the How to Prune Tomatoes video to [Continue]

Waiting stinks!

So my wife and I are buying a new house, well, a foreclosure actually.  But it will be new to us.  The problem seems to be the time it has taken for this process to get completed.  It’s still not completed and my patience is wearing thin, very thin.  We started this process in October of LAST [Continue]

Community Gardens

According to the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA), there were 20,000 community gardens nationwide in 2010.  With the economy still in decline in the US, I would guess this number has grown considerably.  If anyone is interested in forming a community garden in their area, the ACGA offers some tips on starting a community garden. [Continue]

To Compost or Not to Compost

I have always wanted to build a compost bin so I can harvest “black gold” for my garden vegetables.  But, this concept has alluded me for years now.  I know it is supposed to be very easy to compost garden and yard waste (waste as in plant materials), but I have just been too lazy [Continue]

Spring is coming early this year…To Georgia

It bodes well to all fellow Georgia gardeners that we will have an early Spring.  At least according to Gen. Beauregard Lee.  The South’s iconic groundhog, Gen. Beauregard Lee, waddled out of his “Weathering Heights” mansion and failed to see his shadow on the Georgia red dirt.  The development bodes well for warm weather.  But does [Continue]

Squash Squash and Peppers too

Originally posted on 6/6/2011 It was a hot weekend but as you can see my vegetables are doing just great.  Of course, I water them daily just enough to keep them upright and it seems to be paying off.  My cucumbers are doing great and they have a bunch of little cukes growing on them.  [Continue]

When are my Peppers Ready to Pick?

I found this video on one of my favorite gardening sites and wanted to share it with everyone.  Bell peppers have always given me problems in the past but this video helps me to understand when to pick them.  In this video, Farmer Joe Smith of Smith’s Acres in Niantic, Connecticut, clears up some misconceptions [Continue]