15 of the Best Nasturtium Varieties

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What better way is there to add color to the veggie garden or jazz up a boring salad than with beautiful nasturtiums? Edible, elegant, and easy to grow, this is the ideal companion plant to brighten up your backyard, with many striking varieties to choose from. Check out our handy roundup of top picks now!

7 of the Best Ornamental Gourd Varieties

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Ornamental gourds are easy to grow and add color and texture to your garden. Did you know they are available in an array of shades, shapes, and sizes – and they’re perfect for brightening up the backyard or decorating your fall table. Learn about the different varieties and discover our 7 favorites. Read more now.

15 of the Best Tomato Hybrids for Your Veggie Patch

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From the teeniest, tiniest cherry all the way up to the biggest, beefiest tomato, hybrid tomatoes come in a range of shades, shapes, and sizes, meaning there’s a perfect option tickle everyone’s taste buds! Read on to find out which variety of hybrid tomato ‘pips’ your interest in our guide to the top tomato hybrids.

11 of the Best Potato Varieties to Grow at Home

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Whether you prefer them roasted, mashed, baked, or fried, everybody loves a good spud. If you’re thinking about growing your own potatoes at home, check out our roundup of the best varieties. With all of the amazing types on offer, you’re sure to find this roundup very appealing! Read more now.

How to Plant and Grow Ornamental and Hardshell Gourds

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Want to add a splash of color to your garden this fall? Have you already found success growing different types of squash and you’re looking to branch out? Ornamental gourds are the way to go! Get the lowdown on everything you need to know about growing this gorgeous crop in our guide, now on Gardener’s Path.

11 of the Best Vegetables to Grow in Pots and Containers

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Want to start growing your own vegetables but you don’t have much space to spread out? Is it your goal to make the most of every nook and cranny of your small garden, balcony, or windowsill? Learn more about the best varieties of vegetables to grow in pots and containers, now on Gardener’s Path. Read more.

7 of the Best Varieties of Popcorn to Grow Your Own

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The must-have movie companion, popcorn is one of the most popular snacks around. Whether you prefer it salty, sweet, or smothered in butter, if you’re a fan of popcorn and are thinking of having a “pop” at growing your own, then check out our handy roundup of the best varieties to grow, now on Gardener’s Path.

11 of the Best Varieties of Sweet Corn to Grow at Home

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Want to find the best variety of sweet corn to grow in your garden? Funny you should ask, because we’ve put together a handy guide to our favorite types of sweet corn for home growing! From deep shades of ruby red to brilliant white corn, find out which cultivars deserve your consideration now on Gardener’s Path.

How to Grow and Care for Creeping Phlox

Creeping phlox is a low-maintenance, easygoing, low-growing perennial that provides perfect ground cover, with stunning flowers in shades of pink, purple, white, and blue. This plant is sure to quickly creep into your gardens – and into your heart! Read our growing guide now on Gardener’s Path to learn more.

What is “Damping Off” and How Do You Prevent It?

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“Damping off” is a phrase that is enough to strike fear into the heart of any grower. A must-read for anyone wanting to grow their own seedlings, learn everything you need to know about this devastating disease and how you can prevent this pathogen from pestering your seedlings, check out our guide now!

13 of the Best Flowers for Attracting Pollinators to the Garden

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Here’s to flower power! Far from just being beautiful, flowers play an absolutely crucial ecological role in attracting important beneficial critters to our gardens, especially our all-important pollinators. Read on to find out which are the best flowers for attracting pollinators with the help of our in-depth guide.

13 of the Best Carrot Varieties to Grow at Home

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Carrots – whether roasted, raw, tossed up in a stir fry, cooked in a cake, or used to create a snowman’s nose, everyone loves this popular and versatile veggie. From your standard orange variety, to purple and even rainbow carrots, read on to find out about the best varieties to grow at home now!

How and When to Harvest Almonds

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Do you have an almond tree in your yard or a small nut orchard that’s starting to produce? How do you beat the squirrels and gather them? It’s an easy and straightforward process once you have a few tips and techniques. Find out everything you need to know to gather your own almonds with our detailed guide now!

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Almond Trees

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If you’re as nutty about almonds as we are, and want to give growing them a go, check out this handy guide packed full of rec-almond-ations to help you to get growing your own almonds in your back yard! Read more now on Gardener’s Path.

Integrated Pest Management: What It Is and How to Use It

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Interested in finding out how to grow more while doing less? Want to encourage biodiversity to flourish alongside your favorite plants? Read on to find out all about what Integrated Pest Management is and how it could help you in your garden!