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Hello! Welcome to Grow A Lil Garden’s Green Thumb Handbook! A blog full of easy gardening techniques, nickel knowledge, loads of research, and how-to’s on keeping your seasonal urban garden space up to date, lively, and fresh with potential. Plus we throw in ideas and recipes on what to do with all that fresh food you just grew.

Ratatouille Recipe

Ratatouille Recipe

I had a ton of eggplant, squash and tomotoes. I love this recipe because you can use any squash you have on hand. It is easy and healthy. You can also top it with roasted almonds and feta to givei it a little something something.

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Square Foot Gardening Guide

Square Foot Gardening Guide

Square foot gardening is the practice of dividing the growing area into small square sections, typically 1 foot (30 cm) on a side, hence the name. The goal is to assist in the planning and creation of a small but intensively planted vegetable garden. Check out our...

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Companion Planting

Companion Planting

noun the close planting of different plants that enhance each other's growth or protect each other from pests. Spring is coming up quick. One of the biggest mistakes I made my first season gardening was not researching which plants to plant next to one another. It is...

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