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"Cucurbits. Members of this family include cucumbers, pumpkins, summer and winter squashes, and zucchini. Seeds should be sown after frost. Plant in hills, with six to eight seeds per hill. Space the hills about 6 feet apart, and enrich each one with a large shovelful of compost or well-aged manure. If cucumber beetles are a problem in your area, wait to thin, and then take out the ones with the worst beetle damage."  Good stuff I didn't know!

What does it mean to be an organic gardener? Short article with links to more information such as beneficial insects, organic pest and weed control, etc.

Having a successful garden has kept our grocery budget low throughout the summer. With the produce that we’ve canned, frozen, and dehydrated, we eat nice organic fruits and veggies into the winter as well. Here's a list of what we grow and what we do with it!

Garden Gratitude: Our Harvest Report- What we grow and what we do with it

Having a successful garden has kept our grocery budget low throughout the summer. With the produce that we’ve canned, frozen, and dehydrate.

10 helpful tips to growing summer and winter squashes like butternut, spaghetti ,and zucchini squash.

SQUASH // 10 helpful tips to growing summer and winter squashes like butternut, spaghetti ,and zucchini squash.

Pruning & Staking Zucchini, Tomatoes & Cucumbers (good read, but FANTASTIC HOW TO VIDEO ... long, but worth it!).  This is how we'll grow veggies in our small garden.  Staking what we can to save space, training plants to grow up and up and up.

Pruning & Staking Zucchini, Tomatoes & Cucumbers (good read, but FANTASTIC HOW TO VIDEO . long, but worth it! This is how we'll grow veggies in our small garden. Staking what we can to save space, training plants to grow up and up and up.

Natural Insecticides for veggie gardens....Never know when this could come in handy!

Natural Insecticides for Vegetable Gardens

Vegetables That Don't Grow Well Together Companion planting helps you achieve a healthy, pest-free garden.

10. Harden Off Plants http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/garden/grow-healthy-plants-from-seedlings-every-time/10-harden-off-plants

Grow Healthy Plants From Seedlings Every Time

Grow Healthy Plants From Seedlings Every Time Our how-to guide breaks it down into ten easy steps.

Great tutorial for growing zucchini.  I tried these for the first time last season, and they were awesome producers.  (I still have bags of shredded zucchini in my freezer.) My biggest mistake was not understanding exactly how huge these guys can get.  Leave room!

Great tutorial for growing zucchini. I tried these for the first time last season, and they were awesome producers. (I still have bags of shredded zucchini in my freezer.) My biggest mistake was not understanding exactly how huge these guys can get.

Growing Cucumbers Vertically | How to Grow Cucumbers in Small Garden

Growing Cucumbers Vertically

Learn how to grow cucumbers vertically to get the most productive plant. Growing cucumbers vertically also save lot of space, which is suitable for small garden

You don’t need a greenhouse to produce healthy, vigorous transplants: how to grow from seed.

How To Start Seeds

You don't need a greenhouse to grow your own healthy, vigorous transplants. Here's a step-by-step guide from the experts at the Rodale Institute.

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