How to Organize Vegetable Seeds

Gardeners’ Methods for Arranging a Collection of Seeds When visiting the gardens of friends and neighbors, even public gardens, many gardeners find it nearly impossible to keep from harvesting a few seeds from a beautiful plant into a scrap of paper, tucking them into a pocket for sowing later. Likewise, seeds obtained at local seed…… Continue reading How to Organize Vegetable Seeds

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Growing Celeriac for Winter from Seed

Place Order Now for Celeriac Vegetable Seed to Sow in Early Spring Cultivating coconut-sized celeriac, Apium graveolens, from the smallest of seeds sown in late winter months or early springtime is within the reach of most gardener-cooks with access to moisture-retentive soil which can catch the rays of summer sun. Buying Brilliant and Monarch Varieties…… Continue reading Growing Celeriac for Winter from Seed

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My thoughts about Bonsai Trees

Hi friends, I want to introduce you to one of the greatest forms of art in gardening from the East. It is the well renowned ancient Japanese art of Bonsai. It literally means “planted in a container,” but the practice of Bonsai is so much more than that. Yes, the practice revolves mainly manipulating a…… Continue reading My thoughts about Bonsai Trees

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Ceriman-an Indoor Fruit Plant

When we’re thinking of fruit plants, the last thing most gardeners would consider is house plants. Yet, bananas are becoming increasingly popular in colder climates. Another worth growing is ceriman. This is a relative of the common philodendron, a very common indoor plant. Originally native to the West Indies and tropical America, ceriman is also…… Continue reading Ceriman-an Indoor Fruit Plant

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Growing Mesclun in the Home Garden

Gourmet Salad Greens are Easy to Grow Mesclun is a blend of different types of salad greens. Most mixes include peppery greens like arugula and milder plants like lettuce. In French, the word “mesclun” means “mixture”. These greens generally grow best in cool weather but a few precautions will help the plants hold into summer.…… Continue reading Growing Mesclun in the Home Garden

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Growing Ginseng in Containers

Essential Ideas in Growing Ginseng in Containers There are many considerations that people think about when growing plants at home. Others do this for decorative purposes, as they choose the types that will look great on the spots that they have designated for their planting. There are some who choose plants that they consider lucky…… Continue reading Growing Ginseng in Containers

How to Overcome Dahlia Pests

The old remedy was to put hay-filled pots on the top of stakes amid the plants, but this is unsightly and also entails the irksome task of emptying the pots and killing the sheltering earwigs daily. Still it is effective, although B.H.C. has rendered it largely unnecessary. A reasonably effective bait can be made up…… Continue reading How to Overcome Dahlia Pests

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