Category Archives: Gardening

How to Re-bloom Poinsettia

The Poinsettia houseplant still holds first place as one of the most favored holiday flowers. The question that is most frequently asked: "How can I keep my Poinsettia through the entire year and have it re-bloom next season"? This is a precise procedure but if done well you will experience a sense of accomplishment and...
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Consider Growing These Healing Herbs

Many people who are interested in living a healthy lifestyle spend an awful lot of money on herbs but you can grow them yourself and enjoy an entire garden of healing herbs. Many of the varieties of spices, teas, and other plants that you see in your kitchen are actually very easy to grow. Read more

How to Control Earwigs Naturally

They do feed at night and do seek out dark, cool, moist places to hang out during the day. Some common hiding places are under organic matter such as mulch, pine straw, leaf litter, and other debris, loose wood chip mulches, decaying matter, rotten fruit on the ground, wood, boards or tree branches that are...
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What Are the Benefits of Beetroot and How to Buy and Store it?

What are the Vitamins and Minerals in Beetroot?

Beetroot is related to sugar beet and has a high sugar content, as high as that of an apple, in fact. It also contains potassium, calcium, sulfur and chlorine along with a moderate amount of vitamin C and folic acid. The beetroot has been recognized as being good...
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Growing Organic Pumpkins

If you use floating row covers, you can transplant pumpkins to your garden a couple weeks before the last anticipated frost. Growing organic pumpkins is simple... learn how in this post. (more…)...
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Growing Organic Zucchini

Zucchini is a "summer squash" and therefore doesn't store long term like winter squash such as butternut or acorn squash. Learn great tips on growing organic zucchini in this article. (more…)...
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Growing Organic Watermelon

Growing organic watermelon is rewarding, but only if you know what you're doing. Watermelon is not hard to grow, but is takes more knowledge than corn or peas. In this article we'll reveal how to deter beetles, powdery mildew, aphids, and more (everybody loves watermelon and so do a lot of pests!). And we'll give...
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