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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.

Planting Your Garden to Attract Bees

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Bees are responsible for pollinating hundreds of agricultural crops and flowering plant species worldwide. In the United States alone, bees pollinate about 150 different crops. The gardening experts at Southern States recommend that your garden planning this year include bee friendly plants.

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 Make Blueberry Jam

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Making and canning your own blueberry jam is not as tricky as you might think! Whether you have years of experience making preserves or just a little, this simple recipe will tantalize you with the taste of summer blueberries year-round!

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.

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