Posts by Teresa O Connor

Teresa O'Connor
Teresa O'Connor is an award-winning writer and national speaker on gardening, food and seasonal living. A trained master gardener in California and Idaho, Teresa’s articles have been published in Fine Gardening, Horticulture, Gardening How-To, Coastal Home and other fine magazines. Learn more at her blog, SeasonalWisdom.com.
marina di chioggia is a lovely winter squash

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What You Need to Know About Growing Winter Squash

Despite their names, winter squashes are frost-sensitive and should be planted after the last frost date in your area. Although they grow around the same time as summer squash, there are differences. Read on to learn more, plus discover 6 of our favorite winter squash varieties for your garden.

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Blue Lake Bush beans are the standard bush bean

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Beginner’s Guide to Growing Beans

Among the easiest vegetables to grow are beans, making them ideal for beginning gardeners. Plus, beans come in a wide range of fun colors, from purple and yellow to speckled. Read on to find some helpful tips for growing beans, plus a few of our favorite varieties to consider for your garden.

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