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Plant your gourmet garden

You can grow the plants below in containers or a plot. Containers should be at least 12 inches deep by _ to ½ the height of the mature plant in width. Containergrown veggies need more nourishment than those in the ground, where they naturally get minerals and other nutrients. For container gardening:

1. MIX UP A FERTILE SOIL. Combine 1 part compost with 5 parts vegetable potting soil, then top with additional compost. “Compost helps keep the soil moist,” says Shirey.

It slows drainage, adds nutrients, and

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