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Everybody Can Grow Their Own Food: Here’s How to Get Started

Everybody Can Grow Their Own Food: Here’s How to Get Started

“A lot of people think they need to get compost down deep into the roots, but it's not true. To explain: nitrogen encourages the plant to grow “up” with bigger, greener foliage; phosphorus encourages bloom and root growth “down”, and potassium is beneficial for “all around” health. Marconi Rosso Organic Pepper Seeds $4 at BurpeeLettuce greens: Storrs recommends baby lettuces, as they grow quickly and are ready to harvest in five weeks. Red Winter Organic Kale Seeds $6 at BurpeeYou don’t need a ton of gardening equipment to get started. Some of these items may not make sense for you—you don’t need a wheelbarrow for a window box herb garden—so you can scale the options to your needs.

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