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Parsley Caterpillar On The Parsley Plant

Parsley Caterpillars On Your Parsley Plant

There are so many wonderful things about Parsley. Best yet, are the beautiful caterpillars that eat it and turn into Black Swallowtail Butterflies
3 Generations Picking Blueberries On A 70 Year Old Bush

Blueberry Picking

Nothing better than standing around the old blueberry bush with your grandfather and great grandfather picking blueberries
Pictures Of Raised Vegetable Garden Beds

Raised Vegetable Garden Beds

A lot of planning and work went into Jane & Marshall Fleming's vegetable garden over the years. This looks to be another successful year for them as they have already been harvesting the broccoli.
Homestead Gardens Houseplants

Homestead Gardens, A Maryland Destination Garden Center

This week Stephanie took a road trip to visit one of Maryland's destination garden centers in Davidsonville, MD. Homestead Gardens is a family-owned independent garden center that offers a wide selection of everything and beyond for your home and garden.
Vegetable Garden

The Beginning Of Our Spring Vegetable Garden

I have been spending a lot of time looking at all the different early vegetable seeds for our Spring garden these past few days. I think I am more of a dreamer than an actual doer.
Victory Gardening 2.0 Growing Tomatoes

I’m Dreaming Of A BLT Sandwich

There simply is nothing like picking a fresh tomato from your garden, and dinner is served. The funny thing is that I actually hated tomatoes and would never eat one till about 4 years ago.
Victory Garden Manual

Why Continue Your Victory Garden 2.0 into the Fall

As the cool autumn season begins its descent, you may think that the gardening season is over until next summer. But not so fast… Fall is the perfect time of year for planting cool weather crops!
Garden Harvest

The Neff Sisters’ Garden Update

A few months ago, I shared with you the story of beginning gardeners Adrienne and Cordelia Neff’s Victory Garden. At the time, they had planned out the garden and got their seeds, put up a fence, and got to work.
Victory Garden Manual

Victory Gardening 2.0 – Growing Peppers

We asked the NGB breeder members to answer the most often asked growing peppers questions we receive. We hope that these answers will bring a delicious pepper season to you.
Victory Garden Manual

Victory Gardening 2.0 – Growing Tomatoes

A Victory Garden 2.0 wouldn’t be complete without a few tomato plants. NGB breeder members answer 15 of the most often asked growing tomatoes questions.
Victory Garden Manual

Victory Gardening 2.0 – Planting Outdoors

In our last blog, we talked about how to plan your garden, including starting from seed. Now it’s time to think about or begin, planting your garden outdoors. Remember, two very important steps in gardening are...
Victory Garden Manual

Victory Gardening 2.0 – Ten Steps for Planning Your Own

As the National Garden Bureau celebrates its 100th anniversary (1920-2020), it seems timely to reintroduce the concept of victory gardening with quick and easy steps to plan and grow your own vegetable garden.
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