You Bet Your Garden

Buying a house and a place to grow

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January 22, 2011 — What should aspiring gardeners look for when buying a house? Mike McGrath names the top factors that make a house a home and a place to grow. Plus your fabulous phone calls.

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Question of the Week

My wife and I are starting to shop around for our first home. I want to grow vegetables (peppers, tomatoes, herbs, etc.) and maybe plant a fruit tree in whatever little bit of land comes with our townhouse. What garden-related qualities should we look for when comparing various properties for sale? (e.g., is there a particular time of day that our plants will need sun? And, is there a quick way to estimate the quality of the soil?) Get the answer »

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