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How to Overwinter Greens for Early Harvest | Roots & Boots

How to Overwinter Greens for Early Harvest

Wondering how to overwinter greens for early harvest?  It’s easy to do and you’ll love harvesting fresh greens so much earlier next spring (or even in late winter)! How to overwinter greens for early harvest Late summer/early fall is the time to plant greens for overwintering.  It all depends on your climate and your hardiness…

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How to Create Trenched Hugelkultur Beds | Roots & Boots

How to Create Trenched Hugelkultur Beds

The wooden raised beds in my kitchen garden were filled hugel-style, but for this year’s new addition to our far garden we decided to create trenched hugelkultur beds.  Here’s why…

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6 Tips for Gardening in Heavy Clay Soil | Roots & Boots

6 Tips for Gardening in Heavy Clay Soil

Gardening in heavy clay soil is no fun.  However, there are many ways to have a successful garden despite your heavy clay soil.

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16 Best Veggies for Your Fall Garden

16 Best Veggies for Your Fall Garden

Let’s take a look at the best veggies for your fall garden.  In a few short months you’ll be so thankful you planted them now!

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What Type of Tomato is Best for Canning? | Roots & Boots

What Type of Tomato is Best for Canning?

If you plan to can tomatoes this year, you may be wondering what type of tomato is best for canning.

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Top Two Ways to Prune Tomatoes | Roots & Boots

Top Two Ways to Prune Tomatoes

When it comes down to it, there are basically only two ways to prune tomatoes. 

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How to Install Drip Irrigation in Raised Garden Beds | Roots & Boots

How to Install Drip Irrigation in Raised Garden Beds

Wondering if it’s possible to install drip irrigation in your raised garden beds without the help of a professional?  It is!  If I can do it, I promise you can too.

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How to Harvest Garlic Scapes & How to Use Garlic Scapes | Roots & Boots

How to Harvest Garlic Scapes & How to Use Garlic Scapes

Do you know how to harvest garlic scapes and how to use garlic scapes? 

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12 Best Veggies for Your Spring Garden | Roots & Boots

12 Best Veggies for Your Spring Garden

Wondering about the best veggies for your spring garden?  Here are 12 veggies to plant in early spring or even late winter. 

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How to Grow an Entire Year's Supply of Peppers | Roots & Boots

How to Grow an Entire Year’s Supply of Peppers

Have you wondered if it’s possible to grow an entire year’s supply of peppers?  Last year I did just that.

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