Monthly Archives: September, 2014

8 Vegetables You Can Regrow Again & Again

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Scallions You can regrow scallions by leaving an inch attached to the roots and place them in a small glass with a little water in a well-lit room. wearenotfoodies.com Garlic When garlic begins to sprout, you can put them in a glass with a little water and grow garlic sprouts. The sprouts have a mild flavor than garlic and can be added to salads, pasta and other dishes. nancyengedesign.wordpress.com Bok Choy Bok choy can be regrown by placing the root end in water in a well-lit area. In 1-2 weeks , you can transplant it to a pot with soil…

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Apartment Tomatoes: How To Grow Tomatoes All Winter

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Tomatoes here, tomatoes there, tomatoes everywhere. When we’re adrift in a sea of tomatoes, why a column about growing more tomatoes? Think about the taste of those store-bought facsimiles you purchased last January and you have the answer. Those pale, hard, tasteless, imitations made you long for the real thing. This winter, you can have it. You don’t need a green thumb or a greenhouse to grow vine-ripened tomatoes indoors. “Window-sill” tomatoes will do well in 6-inch pots filled with good potting soil. You’ll also need the right tomato seed, seed starter mix, fertilizer, and plant stakes. Presto! Tomato salad…

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6 Edible Ground Cover Plants For Your Yard

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by DEREK MARKHAM Our modern love affair with grass lawns is somewhat at odds with many of our efforts to conserve water and energy in our yards, along with our desire to produce more of the food and herbs we eat. By replacing part or all of a lawn with edible ground covers, and using them as understory plants between trees, we can keep our yard green and lush without having to constantly mow, while also reaping the benefits of having more edible plants in our landscape. Here are six great ground cover plants that are also at home in the…

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9 Foods to Plant Now for Fall Harvest

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There’s plenty of time to plant some great crops before the season is over. Whether you’ve got some garden space available after a summer harvest or haven’t planted anything yet, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. To plant for a fall harvest just clean out the old vegetable vines, till up your soil a bit and amend with some fresh compost. Then you can plant a variety of seeds in mid summer for a wonderful harvest in the fall and early winter. What to plant and when depends very much on where you live and when the first…

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