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Guide to Everything about Gardening

Thomas Jefferson once said, "Though I am an old man, I am but a young gardener." Whether you are a young gardener, a master gardener, or a novice just thinking about starting a garden, you'll find everything you need to know about gardening in this essential guide.

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We've compiled a complete library of garden-related articles by our top writers, and are adding to it daily. You'll find advice on where to buy seeds and seedlings, tips about pests and problems, and lots of garden and horticulture resources. Here's just a small sampling of the many topics in our guide:

  • Garden methods like square foot, hydroponic, lasagna, biodynamic, vertical, or straw bale
  • The best and worst mulches, and a comparison of organic versus conventional methods
  • Zone maps, planting calendars, lists of garden clubs and organizations
  • Raised bed, container, homestead, backyard, and urban gardens
  • Best and worst vegetables, plants, trees, herbs, or berry bushes

Whether you aspire to grow roses that will be the envy of the local garden club, or taste-tempting tomatoes for homemade BLT sandwiches, or just desire a bit of greenery in an otherwise drab world, this guide is designed to be your go-source for garden information.

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Urban Gardening: Planning Your Vegetable and Herb Garden

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