Weekend Gardening: Vegetable Gardening Tips from Southern Living

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While visiting my parents in South Carolina for spring break, my mother gave me a wonderful present: a ticket to a presentation on kitchen gardens at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden given by Rebecca Bull Reed, Associate Gardening Editor for Southern Living magazine (thanks Mom!). Reed, a South Carolina native, has been traveling around the… 

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Weekend Gardening Photos and 7 Random Things

Potted Bay Laurel Tree - Andrea Meyers

We keep an indoor garden year round, growing mostly herbs but also some greens. We don’t have an elaborate setup, just a couple shelves positioned at western and southern-facing windows with inexpensive grow lights attached. We run the lights from sunset to sunrise to help give the plants plenty of growing time and warmth.