How Does Your Garden Grow? With rising food costs and a salmonella outbreak sickening over 1,000 people this summer, more Americans seem to be turning to their own backyards for produce.

How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow?

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With rising food costs and a salmonella outbreak sickening over 1,000 people this summer, more Americans seem to be turning to their own backyards for produce.

Barbara Ellis, author of The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book, and Rosalind Creasy, landscape designer and author of The Complete Book of Edible Landscaping and Rosalind Creasy's Recipes From The Garden, share their tips for making your thumb a little greener and help supply food for your dinner table.