Beans are one of the most popular vegetables on the planet and luckily, they're easy to cultivate. Bush beans are popular for their compact size and high yield. Pole beans, just as the name implies, grow on vines that require a trellis or other s... Read more
Have you ever noticed that your appetite tends to mimic the seasons? In winter, we crave hearty foods with potatoes, squash, garlic and onions and other cool-season produce. In summer, we're all about the veggies that have a refreshingly high wat... Read more
Expand your vocabulary or clarify some common gardening words and phrases with this easy-to-follow glossary of common terms. Bookmark this for later use!
Acidic soil - Any soil with a pH lower than 7.
Alkaline (basic) soil - Any soil with a... Read more
Countless healthy recipes and cooking techniques call for onions. There are three kinds of onions: short-day, intermediate-day and long-day. Make sure the varieties you choose match up with your hardiness zone.
4-11 (Find your... Read more
Fresh cucumbers straight from the garden are a cool delight on a hot day. These dark, slender fruits are must-haves for every garden! You can pickle them or slice them right into a salad.
4-12 (Find your hardiness zone.)
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Warmer weather is just around the corner, so now is a good time to start thinking about a garden. Do you know how good vegetables taste right out of the garden? If you have never tried them you are missing some really good food. I can not think of an... Read more
This will be my second year having a spring garden. I live in AZ so I have started my seeds growing. Currently in the ground I have Carrots and 50 onions. Seeds I'm growing 4 kinds of tomatoes,cucumbers,zucchini, green bean's and iceberg lettuce. I'm... Read more
I'm walking from my house to Madison Square Garden. It's about 2000+ miles (taking the scenic route!). It'll take me all year to get there, lol!
Miles Today/ Miles Completed/Total Goal
1/2/13: 2.75 / 2.75 / 2000+
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I'm travelling from UK to NZ (244 next Thursday and don't want to lose my login streak.
Nor do I want to pay extortionate amounts in foreign airports - even if I can get at an airport computer. Any tips as to what to do?
43... Read more
I love to be outdoors and play in the dirt. I have a large selection of cactus and succulents and can't leave a store without browsing among the assortment of plants in the gardening department.... Read more
I have started a herb garden in addition to my veggie garden[with flowers outlining it!] and since my hubby mulched the herb garden for me, those weeds are being stifled and much LESS showing UP! So, it's off to the garden supply store to get mulch f... Read more
The dailySpark is celebrating its first anniversary! We couldn't have reached this milestone without devoted and engaged readers such as yourselves, so we would like to say thanks for making this such a successful, fun year. We've been launching a ne... Read more
"Zero in to tackle your trouble zones and lose up to 5 pounds a week! Eliminate love handles, muffin tops, and wobbly arms for good!" That's what Jillian Michaels' new DVD, No More Trouble Zones, promises to deliver. Her people contacted us to see if... Read more
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