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Impatient? Tips for a quicker vegetable harvest

Impatient? Tips for a quicker vegetable harvest

Vegetable gardening is an exercise in patience. Sweet potatoes can take more than 100 days to ripen; some tomato and watermelon varieties require five months.

February 05, 2013 12:00 am
Impatient? Tips for a quicker vegetable harvest

Impatient? Tips for a quicker vegetable harvest

Vegetable gardening is an exercise in patience. Sweet potatoes can take more than 100 days to ripen; some tomato and watermelon varieties require five months.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am
Grafted veggies are next season's celebrity seeds

Grafted veggies are next season's celebrity seeds

In many of the seed catalogs arriving soon in mailboxes, the headliners will be grafted vegetables, in which one or more different varieties grow from a single rootstock. Tomatoes seem to be the grafted transplants most frequently offered, providing greater disease tolerance, bigger harvests…

December 20, 2012 12:00 am
Valparaiso community garden was almost a no-grow

Valparaiso community garden was almost a no-grow

VALPARAISO | It was beginning to look like someone put a curse on the city's effort to start community gardens to grow vegetables for needy families.

July 11, 2012 7:15 pm
Uptown Arts District great eating Friday night

Uptown Arts District great eating Friday night

Pizza in a Wood Burning oven, Roasted Peppers with Goat Cheese Pizza -Photographed on Hasselblad H3D2-39mb Camera

December 08, 2011 10:52 am
Every heirloom vegetable

Every heirloom vegetable

Chianti Rose heirloom beefsteak tomato

August 13, 2011 12:00 am
It's tomato planting season

It's tomato planting season

It's time to daydream about fresh BLT sandwiches and large slices of homegrown tomato on just-made garden salads.

May 14, 2011 12:00 am
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