Building a Raised Bed with Legs

The previous post discussed a couple of ways to build a basic raised bed garden, either for on your deck or in the ground. In this post, we’ll talk about how to build a raised bed with legs. If you are considering building a standing raised bed, stay on until the end of the post…

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New Vegetable Varieties for 2017 Shrinking

Judging by the new vegetable varieties being offered this year, gardens are shrinking. More varieties are being marketed for patios, pots and raised beds. Everything from tiny eggplant to mini-squash and patio peas are in the catalogs for vegetable gardeners to consider this year. Here are new varieties (or at least newish) that look especially…

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Plant Show Winners from Minnesota State Fair

Each year, MSHS hosts the MSHS Potted Plant Show at the Minnesota State Fair. This event runs during the first two days of the fair and is a real treat for folks who grow patio and indoor plants. A long standing tradition of MSHS, this show features unique and unusual plant collections along with a…

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