How To Grow The Most Fragrant Rosemary

Rosemary is an herb that’s not just for the kitchen spice rack. You can use rosemary to make sachets for your drawers or a rinse for your hair. And rosemary oil adds a pleasant piney scent to soaps, creams, lotions, and toilet waters. Rosemary grows in shrubby clumps of branching …

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How to Grow Paprika Peppers

HOW TO GROW PAPRIKA PEPPERS Paprika peppers add to the spice of life with their mildly warm and earthy flavor. Overlooked by many gardeners, these mild peppers are easy to grow. They are a cinch to dry and to grind into spice for many common dishes. They are also delicious …

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Health Benefits of Oranges

Oranges are round citrus fruits that grow best in tropical climates and are harvested in late fall or early winter. There are a variety of oranges. Most common are the sweet oranges or Citrus sinensis. These are the Navel, Mandarin, Valencia and Jaffa varieties. A new hybrid, called the blood orange, …

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Pallet Planter: The Easiest Way to Grow Strawberries

Growing strawberries is one of the best things about fall gardening. Who doesn’t love fresh juicy strawberries, picked right off the plant and ripened to perfection? Strawberries are hardy to zone 2, and grow quickly, so they’re an excellent fall garden project. ake it from us–the easiest way to grow …

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How to Ripen Green Tomatoes Indoors: Season Extension!

The first frost date is something that most gardeners view with apprehension. Will their plants get to produce a decent harvest, or will a cold snap dash all their hopes and dreams? You’re following a planting calendar and keeping to the best planting dates, and using only the hardiest crops tried and …

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How to Grow Sweet Potato Vine Plants

Sweet potato vine plants are a garden delight, whether you’re growing it as an ornamental or a food crop sweet potato vine taking over my patio It’s easy to grow, nearly pest-free, and looks beautiful most of the year. Sweet potato vine can take the intense heat of Southern summers, …

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6 Things Your Plant’s Leaves Are Trying to Tell You

No, it can’t talk. But that doesn’t mean your plant isn’t communicating with you. They’re brown and crunchy The plant is: Thirsty. Give greenery a new lease on life by watering until the soil is moist, but not saturated. Liza Wheeler, plant expert and blogger at Good to Grow, points out that …

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