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Producing your own peanuts

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February 25, 2012 — Why don’t we see more gardeners growing their own peanuts? Mike McGrath reveals what it takes to produce a crop of these unusual legumes. Plus: Forcing Spring bulbs to bloom at your command; and answers to all your growing questions.

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I want to interest my grandson in gardening. Can I plant unshelled, untreated regular peanuts (say from Whole Foods) in a bed where I had potatoes three years ago? Thanks very much; you’re our ‘reliable source’! Get the answer »

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