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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.

How to Grow Sweet Corn

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With proper care, space and growing conditions, sweet corn can thrive in a backyard garden right alongside tomatoes and zucchinis. Fresh corn on the cob is a summer delight that’s sweetest when it’s just picked, a perfect reward for the effort!

How To Grow Onions

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How To Grow Onions: The soil for onion sets should be well drained and firm. Onion sets should be planted in early spring, before the last frost date, usually in March or April. The onions need cooler temperatures at the beginning of their growing cycle and will not be harmed by frost. Visit SouthernStates.com today and learn how to plant your own fruits and vegetables today.

How To Grow Garlic

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Garlic, a member of the allium family, which includes leeks, shallots, and onions, has long been known for its health giving properties, being of benefit from anything from acne to blood clots. Better still it tastes great and is a boon in the home kitchen for a variety of uses.

How to Grow Bush Beans

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Backyard gardeners and large scale farmers alike find growing bush beans easy to do. As the name implies, these beans grow into bushes and don’t require poles for support. This versatile crop includes a wide variety of snap beans, green shelling beans and dry shell beans that are favorites on the dinner table.

How To Grow Pole Beans

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How to Grow Pole Beans: Pole beans are bountiful plants that are easy to grow, making them a garden favorite. Choose from our many seed varieties and add some to your garden this year. Visit SouthernStates.com today and learn how to plant your own fruits and vegetables today.

How To Grow Vegetables

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How to Grow Vegetables: If you're looking to learn how to grow your own vegetables, and fruits, look no further. We have an assortment of articles that teach you all about growing vegetables. Visit SouthernStates.com today and learn how to plant your own fruits and vegetables today.

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 Watermelons

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Watermelons like sunny, hot weather. Plant seeds once the chance of frost has passed and daytime temperatures reach 75 degrees Fahrenheit. The ground should be dry and warm. Watermelons thrive in rich soil, so fertilize as needed.

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