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Growing Rhubarb from Seed

by Ira Wallace Many gardeners are familiar with growing rhubarb from divisions or crowns, but if you want to start a large rhubarb patch quickly, without spending a lot, growing rhubarb from seed is the answer. The stems of rhubarb … Continue reading

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Planning Crop Rotation by Plant Family

All plants are botanically grouped into families; there are hundreds in total. Most vegetable crops fall into just a few of these. The main vegetable families for our region are summarized with photos below. Like many gardeners, we plan our … Continue reading

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Black-Eyed Peas, Greens and Cornbread for New Years’ Good Luck

Happy New Year! My family always had some traditional black-eyed peas, collard greens and cornbread on New Years’ Day for good luck! Smelling any kind of southern (black-eyed, crowder or cream) pea cooking takes me back to my grandma‚Äôs Florida … Continue reading

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