How to Grow and Care For Okra

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Okra is a flowering plant with elongated, edible pods that are frequently used as a thickening agent in gumbo. With colorful varieties ranging from dwarf to over eight feet, it’s as pretty in the garden as it is functional. Read on to learn how easy it is to grow okra in your vegetable patch, here on Gardener’s Path.

A Crisp Harbinger of Summer: Learn How to Grow Peas

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If you’re looking for an easy-to-grow vegetable that tastes like spring but promises the advent of summer, visit Gardener’s Path to learn how to grow English peas, snow peas, and sugar snap peas. Our experts offer advice for selecting, planting, watering, fertilizing, harvesting, and cooking these crispy green legumes.

The 13 Best Cauliflower Varieties for the Home Veggie Garden

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Grow cauliflower for a healthy garden-to-table experience. Choose white snowballs, Italian greens and purples, and orange “cheddars.” Packed with antioxidants, vitamin C, and fiber, raw and cooked dishes showcase its mild, sweet-to-nutty flavor. Find the best varieties and where to buy them, here on Gardener’s Path.

Spawning A Mycelial Mélange: How to Grow Mushrooms Outdoors

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Do you love mushrooms? If you could avoid spending exorbitant amounts on them, would you eat them whenever possible? Consider growing your favorite varieties at home. If properly maintained, you can have an abundance that will continue to yield for years to come! Growing mushrooms outdoors at home is simple and very rewarding. Learn one method here, at Gardener’s Path.

How to Grow Cauliflower, a Challenging Cold Weather Crop

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Cauliflower has a reputation for being a difficult cold weather crop to grow, but don’t let that stop you. With an understanding of temperature and watering needs, you’ll soon be cultivating white, purple, orange, and green varieties packed with antioxidants and vitamin C. Read on to learn how, here on Gardener’s Path.

Growing and Harvesting Fennel

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Sweet fennel is an aromatic and delicious herb, especially when you pick it fresh from your own garden. Learn how easy it is to grow this cool weather crop. Choose bulb and bulb-less varieties and reap bulbs, foliage, and seeds for nutritious and tasty additions to your daily menus. It’s all here, on Gardener’s Path.