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Stop Buying Garlic At The Store. Here’s How To Grow Garlic Right At Home

The aromatic garlic is the perfect addition to every meal, but it also comes packed with tons of nutrients and a variety of medicinal properties. Garlic is rich in important nutrients, such as flavonoids, oligosaccharides, amino acids, allicin and high levels of…

5 Reasons You Should NEVER Use Coffee Grounds In Your Garden

A quick search for “Using coffee grounds in the garden” and Google will unleash a deluge of links to articles telling you to save those spent grounds! We are advised to put them in the garden for perky plants and…

How To Prune A Jade To Get A Big Bushy Plant

Jade are one of the quintessential succulent house plants that almost everyone can recognize and most plant lovers to keep in their home. This beautiful tree-like plant is easy to care for, as it doesn’t have very particular watering or…

5 Ways To Store Homegrown Potatoes So They Last All Winter

The hardest work of the gardening season is over, and you’re bringing in your potato harvest. Nights of home fries and mashed potatoes await, but let’s be real; there’s only so much potato you can eat at one time. If…

The Secret Tomato Pruning Trick For Huge Harvests

Have you ever selected and planted a beautiful young tomato plant only to find it growing erratically and under-producing? Or perhaps your plant buckles over under the weight of too much fruit? What you might be missing in your tomato…

10 Tricks To Ripen Green Tomatoes More Quickly

One of the major challenges that we face in cool temperate climates is the short growing season. We are often in a race against the elements in our gardens, trying to get our harvests in before the first frosts. As…

How To Grow An Endless Supply of Ginger Indoors Using Nothing But a Container!

Whether you have an upset stomach or a cold, drinking ginger tea can make all the difference. In fact, ginger has so many health benefits that it’s hard to list them all. This small but powerful rhizome has been well researched…

See What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Parsley Tea with Lemon and Honey

Parsley is an herb that’s often used as garnish. You’ve probably noticed quite a few restaurants doing this. Yet, this medicinal plant does so much more than just decorate your plate. Many of its health properties can be received by drinking it as tea. 1. Prevents…

This is How To Grow a Never Ending Supply of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Let’s be honest – who wouldn’t want to grow a never ending supply of blueberries from their own backyard? Blueberries aren’t just delicious. They’re also packed with antioxidants that give your immune system a healthy boost! You can snack on…

5 Perennial Crops That Will Grow Back Year After Year

How many times have you planted seeds, prepared your soil, pulled weeds and harvested your crops only to tear everything out at the end of the season? Maintaining a garden is a lot of work, but knowing what crops to…