Gardening
Grow your own food and herbs with the best natural and organic gardening tips.

The Garnish Garden: Growing Edible Flowers

Learn how to grow your own garnish garden with these tips from author Ellen Ecker Ogden.

Edible Container Garden Ideas

Use these container garden ideas to grow organic fruits and vegetables in a small space.

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Browse more great gardening content in the Mother Earth Living archives.


Winter Gardening

How to Use Compost
Use this plant-by-plant guide to take advantage of all the benefits your garden can gain from compost.

The Essence of Rosemary: Help Rosemary Survive Winter
The signature scent of the season can boost your mood, flavor food and, possibly, make you smarter.

How to Start Seeds Indoors
Use our tips to start seeds indoors now, and kick off your superproductive, unique and money-saving garden.

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  • Lower deck size - 15'-5 1/2" x 12'-11
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  • Designed as an add-on to an existing deck or as a complete unit
  • Benches can be arranged as needed
  • Features a unique conversation area or optional fire pit
  • Complete list of materials
  • Step-by-step instructions

Designed as an add-on to an existing deck, or as a complete unit, this high-low deck features a unique conversation area or optional fire pit. Lower deck size: 15-feet-5.5-by-12-feet-11 inches high. Upper deck size: 10-by-8 feet.


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INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: Order this e-plan and it will be delivered directly to your computer - no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees. For best results print at 100% on 11x17 paper or have the plan printed at your nearest print store.


DISCLAIMER

It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications' plans are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or these plans you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

This plan was provided by HDA, Inc.

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SERVING UP THE HARVEST

Buy them at a farmers' market, a grocery store or a roadside farmstand. You can also pick them in daily batches from your own garden. No matter where you find your vegetables, their fresh-from-the-earth goodness demands inspired preparation. Andrea Chesman shares more than 175 recipes designed to bring out the very best in whatever produce is peaking now. From spring's first Peas and New Potato Salad to autumn's sweet Caramelized Winter Squash and Onion Pizza, serving up the harvest has never been so delicious!

512 pages, 8 x 9 trim size, two-color illustrations throughout.

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