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Ford Looking To Make Car Parts From Tomatoes

In an effort to find lighter renewable materials, Ford announced a partnership on Tuesday with Heinz to research the use of tomato fibers to make car parts.

06/13/2014

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Resist Temptation To Plant Too Soon

As soon as you see pretty plants for sale you may want to start sticking them out in your garden. Don’t. It’ll cost you.

04/08/2014

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iVeggieGarden App

The iVeggieGarden app is a thorough guide to planning, tracking and growing your vegetable garden, with answers to just about any question.

03/21/2014

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Plant Fall Vegetables Now

It’s time to get your fall vegetables in the ground – or into raised beds or just great big pots, which are what I use.

08/12/2013

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After Slow Start, NJ Tomato Production Expected To Be Back On Track

Agricultural agent Wesley Kline, with the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County, says too much rain in the spring and early summer is to blame for delaying outdoor tomato harvest by a week or two.

07/15/2013

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Plenty Of Seeds To Share

Seed packets are so small and light it’s easy to get carried away; but if you’re looking to plant some this spring, remember, you don’t need very many.

03/18/2013

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Plant Tags Can Tell You What Worked

As you clean out your garden – stuff the plant tags into separate pockets – winners and losers. Then, come spring, you can use the tags as reminders for what worked, and what didn’t, so you don’t make the same mistakes again.

10/08/2012

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A Taste Of Vegetable Gardening

You don’t have to rototill half your yard and plant rows and rows of vegetables – or grow no food at all. There is a happy, tasty medium!

07/05/2011

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You’ll Dig the Fruits and Veggies You Can Grow

by KYW’s Phran Novelli Well, look at that — baby watermelons! It’s amazing what you can grow in a tiny backyard garden. These are all the more surprising since they’re growing in less than full […]

09/15/2010