Starting a home garden?

lil_boy_as says:

I'm basically interested in growing some of my own food-indoors or outdoors. I don't know too much about hydroponics but would be willing to learn. The climate is Northern Ohio. I've noticed that seeds are relatively cheap assuming you can keep...

Blue Haired Old Lady says: Green beans are very easy to grow and generally produce a good crop. They don't get many pests or disease. If you plant them now, you will have green beans by the middle of July - maybe sooner....

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Old-House Journal

Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to help old-house owners repair, restore, update, and decorate buildings of every age and architectural style. Each issue explores hands-on restoration techniques, practical architectural guidelines, historical overviews, and homeowner stories--all in a trusted, authoritative voice.

Tampa Bay Magazine

Tampa Bay Magazine is the area's lifestyle magazine. For over 25 years it has been featuring the places, people and pleasures of Tampa Bay Florida, that includes Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg. You won't know Tampa Bay until you read Tampa Bay Magazine.

Tampa Bay Magazine

Tampa Bay Magazine is the area's lifestyle magazine. For over 25 years it has been featuring the places, people and pleasures of Tampa Bay Florida, that includes Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg. You won't know Tampa Bay until you read Tampa Bay Magazine.

Cincinnati Magazine

Cincinnati Magazine taps into the DNA of the city, exploring shopping, dining, living, and culture and giving readers a ringside seat on the issues shaping the region.

Log Home Design

Log Home Design is the preferred, trusted partner with readers in simplifying the process of becoming a log home owner. With its exclusive focus on planning and design, the magazine's friendly tone, practical content and targeted advertising provide the essential tools consumers need – from the crucial preliminary stages through the finishing touches of their dream log home.

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Nw Gardens: Opening up to the outdoors

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Home & Garden: Ask a Designer — Style in a small outdoor space

Here, he and two other design experts — small-space specialist Kyle Schuneman and landscape designer Chris Lambton — offer advice on the best furnishings, plants and decorating strategies ... First Apartment Book: Cool Design for Small Spaces ...

Open Garden Squares Weekend

Judged by a panel of Evening Standard readers and presented by comedian Vic Reeves, this year’s new homes awards winners have everything that buyers want — inventive design, wow-factor interiors, eco-friendly features, glamour — and great value.

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Outdoor Lighting: Finding your purpose Having an outdoor kitchen in summertime is optimal. Even a simple gas grill can go a long way in conserving the coolness of your home. No matter the scale of your outdoor cooking area, it needs task lighting. Recessed fixtures can be hidden in the

Peek Inside NJM Style Editor's Colorful Farmhouse While Susan continues to tinker inside, Bob sees to the home's outdoor spaces. “Susan is the secretary of the interior,” he quips. “I'm the secretary of the exterior.” The backyard was already beautifully landscaped when they moved in, but Bob takes

Rescuing a classic home from a 1980s remodel From time to time, a random idea comes along and changes the course of a life. It was that kind of suggestion that landed architect Gary Brewer, a committed Brooklynite, in Park Hill, Yonkers. “The New York Times used to run a column about what it

Cucumbers and tomatoes make wonderful summer salads Lovely garden tomatoes and fresh-picked tender cucumbers are some of the best things summer has to offer. Before the 1950s when we started trucking Tomatoes grown this way don't come close to the taste and texture of their sun- and vine-ripened

Delco Mosquito Spraying Continues Thursday: County Make sure screens fit tightly over doors and windows to keep mosquitoes out of homes. Consider wearing long-sleeved shirts, long pants and socks when outdoors, particularly when mosquitoes are most active at dawn and dusk, or in areas known for having 

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