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How to Grow Carrots

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Rich in vitamin A and beta-carotene, this vegetable is easy to grow and tastes sweet and delicious when garden fresh. You can grow carrots in short, medium or long rooted varieties depending on your soil type. Seeds can be sown directly in the garden, in raised beds and even in containers.

Organic Gardening Tips

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Organic gardening has been around for centuries. It's certainly not new, but gardening without artificial additives has made a comeback in recent years. And there is a good reason - organic vegetables are healthier and tastier than non-organic varieties. In addition, organic gardening benefits the environment. Whether you are planning your first organic garden, or you have been gardening naturally for years, here are a few things to keep in mind.

How to Grow Sugar Beets

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Growing Sugar Beets: Sugar Beets, are a larger, sweeter version of its familiar red-rooted garden cousin most commonly grown by commercial producers. Small-scale growers are also using sugar beets as a livestock feed and for planting in wildlife plots to attract deer. Visit SouthernStates.com today and learn how to plant your own fruits and vegetables today.

Starting Seeds Indoors (How To)

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Start a garden early by sowing seeds in containers indoors. Any container that drains well can be used, but many gardeners prefer peat pots or pellets placed in flats or plastic flats with many sections that are sold specifically for the purpose.

New Garden Checklist

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Start with this checklist to begin planning your garden!

When to Plant

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Knowing when to plant is critical to a successful garden

How to Grow Cabbage

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When planning your annual vegetable garden, don't forget the cabbage! Cabbage is a great choice for anyone's garden. There are three main varieties of cabbages. Cabbages should be grown in the spring or fall with cooler temperatures. It is an easy vegetable to grow as long as it gets plenty of sunshine and water. Cabbages can be grown in the ground, in raised beds or even in containers.

How to Grow Peas

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Whether shelling, snap, snow or black-eyed, the venerable pea reliably provides home gardeners with a tasty, nutritious vegetable that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. Read on to learn more about different pea plant types and tips to help you grow your best crop ever.

How to Grow Potatoes

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Growing potatoes is an easy task to do in your home garden, and with just a little care and attention, a fine harvest can be obtained. Let us show you when and how to plant potatoes. Visit SouthernStates.com today and learn how to plant your own fruits and vegetables today.

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