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How to Grow Parsnips

How to Grow Parsnips

Parsnip tends to produce high yields in a small amount of space, and have long harvesting periods. The underground tap root grows to 8” with celery like leaves on top. It stores well in long-term storage (such as a root cellar). Growing Parsnips is not recommended for container gardening. Nutrition InformationUnder optimal growing conditions, parsnips offer: Dietary Fiber, Chromium, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin C, Folate Climate & Growing ConditionsGrowing parsnips is best in cool weather but they'll grow in nearly all climates. Either full sun or partial shade is fine. Parsnips are happiest in well-drained organically enriched, deep sandy soil. Preparing...

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How to Grow Cucumbers

How to Grow Cucumbers

Cucumbers are popular to grow, but can have some challenges (namely from plant diseases and pests). There are many varieties of cucumber plants available, but if container gardening, select a bush variety. Gardening Tip for growing Cucumbers - Do NOT grow cucumbers near aromatic herbs or potatoes. Keep your cucumber garden well weeded. (Weeds can carry plant diseases.) Nutrition InformationChromium, Manganese, Vitamin A, C, K, Pantothenic Acid, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Potassium. Climate & Growing ConditionsGrowing cucumbers is best in warm climates, but they will grow in most climates. Note: Growing cucumbers in colder climates causes a shorter harvest period. Gardening...

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How to grow Garlic

How to grow Garlic

Garlic is a common seasoning in many recipes. This vegetable produces a group of cloves encased in a sheath. When planting separate the cloves; the larger outer ones are the best for seeding. Botanical Family - Alliaceae/Onion Family Location - Sunny, dry     Soil - pH 6.0-6.8, add compost or manure before planting. Soil Preparation - Dig in compost or manure and soil fertilizers in the spring when growth starts. Seed Spacing - 3 rows/30 inch bed; 12 inches apart; 2 inches deep Days to Maturity - Several months usually ready in late June the following year. Planting times -...

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How to grow Cabbage

How to grow Cabbage

Cabbage is one of the oldest recorded vegetables, dating back to 2000 years B.C. It is a very hearty annual garden vegetable (you can often grow it year round!). The leaves and head are either green or purple, depending upon the variety grown. Gardening Tip for Growing Cabbage - For the best success in growing cabbage, encourage quick growth. Plant in a sunny area, and fertilize well. Avoid growing cabbage near strawberries, pole beans, tomatoes, or dill. Nutrition InformationChromium, dietary fiber, vitamin C, K, Folate, Potassium, Manganese, vitamin A, Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Iron and Magnesium Climate & Growing ConditionsGrowing...

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How to grow Zucchini

Zucchini

How to grow Zucchini

Zucchini is a vegetable garden favorite because it tends to be a very heavy producer, and can grow in most gardening climates. Container gardening is an option for growing zucchini, if you don't have garden space available. Zucchini can even be grown indoors! Nutrition InformationDietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin A, B6, C, K, Folate, Thiamin, Niacin, Phosphorus, Copper, Riboflavin, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium Climate & Growing ConditionsZucchini is a warm weather crop, sensitive to frost and to cold. It can grow nearly anywhere, but has a shorter growing season in colder areas. Full sun (partial shade is ok too) is best for...

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