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Use the Growitveg.com list of garden vegetables given below when trying to decide on which varieties to grow in the garden. Look for vegetable varieties that are resistant to diseases and pests and that are recommended for your area. Discover the benefits of herb gardens in and near the vegetable garden.
Vegetables to Grow
New varieties of vegetable seeds and vegetable plants are developed yearly with disease resistance, increased yields, shorter growing seasons, different colors or sizes, and even improved flavors and textures. Here is a run down of vegetables to grow, and what makes a variety worth trying. Learn about Companion planting and what to grow in Herb gardens, kitchen gardens, and the backyard garden. There are links to seed exchanges and articles on how to save your own vegetable garden seeds.
Here are some links to sites where gardeners can exchange heirloom seeds and others with listings of seed sources.
1. The Seed Savers Exchange - seed exchange forum
2. Canadian Seeds of Diversity - seed sources
3. J. L. Hudson Seeds - a seed collector and seller
Old Gardeners never truly die. They live on forever, having seeded new generations.
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Growing Vegetables Information and Tips
1. Favorite Heirloom Tomatoes
2. Pepper plants spacing
3. Tomato plants timing
4. Vegetable money savers
5. Tomatoes- to prune or not
6. Growing Melons
7. Winter Vegetables
8. Summer Vegetables
9. Harvesting Leek seeds
10. Shelling Sunflower seeds
11. Roundup ready seeds
12. Fall vegetables
13. Tomato growing tips
Look up different vegetable varieties using these links to visit the Cornell Garden-Based Learning's website, Vegetable varieties for gardeners.
Cornell University's website Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners is a very helpful tool that makes it easy to read reviews of thousands of varieties, written by fellow gardeners. Click here to browse through their list of crops and see variety reviews, and be sure to register so you can start reviewing varieties too.