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If you have questions about water houseplants, planting a garden or how to remove dandelions for your lawn check out this helpful advice about growing plants.

How to Grow Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms have sprung up on restaurant menus all over North America. And why not? They have excellent nutritional value and, with their large size, Portobellos are hearty enough for a low fat entrée. I always have Portobellos on...

Garden Accents – Pots, Planters, Trellises

If the purpose of your garden is to beautify your surroundings, garden accents can definitely help to you to reach your goal. Some garden accents are practical while others are quite exquisite. They have the ability to take a...

Selecting a Garden Shovel

Your garden can only look as good as you make it look. The upkeep, whether daily, weekly or seasonal is what makes your garden look its best. One way to assist you in making it look its best is...

Growing Pumpkins – Great for Pies and Halloween

There’s a reason pumpkins resemble balls of sunshine – because they require so much of it. The sunnier their location, the better. Tales of monster squash at the Alaska State Fair are absolutely true. Veggies there gain their colossal...

Planting Peas – Gardening 101

Peas are a wonderful addition to any garden. They are easy to grow and practical to store. They are also a great side-dish or addition to any meal. They are a very nutritious vegetable as they contain lots of...

Growing Peppers – Add Flavor to your Meals

Peppers, there are hundreds of them and they are so easy to grow. Whether you like tangy bells in your stir-fry, sweet bananas in your salads, or a hot bite of jalapeños to top off your beans, growing peppers...

Planting Broccoli – A Nourishing and Versatile Vegetable

If you want easy access to a healthy vegetable that most anyone will eat, planting broccoli in your garden is second to none. It is extremely nourishing and has versatile serving options. It is simple to produce and easily...
Brussels Sprouts - A Tasty Vegetable

Brussels Sprouts – A Tasty Vegetable

Brussels sprouts, also known as brussel sprouts, are those cute, little, green cabbages that make a great side dish, adding variety to any meal. Kids sometimes like them, or at least they’ll try them, because they are quite original...

Organic Gardening – Health Advantages of Going Green

There are as many definitions of organic as there are farmers in Iowa. So it is up to you to select your own level of purity and focus. You may choose to be absolutely chemical-free or to accept some...

Cauliflower – A Very Nutritious Vegetable

Cauliflower isn’t just a delicious vegetable; it actually has many nutritional benefits including cures or treatments for some ailments. The cauliflower has original characteristics that make it unique, it is like no other vegetable you’ve ever ate. Growing cauliflower...

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Large Tropical House Plants – Filling your Home with Plants

Large tropical house plants are not difficult to grow, although they require very specific attention. Satisfaction from nurturing big, beautifully lush plants is well worth the effort required. Besides recommendations you’ll find when researching your specific species, follow these general guidelines to keep these gentle giants healthy. Your prized vegetation...

Buying Seeds Online – Planting a Garden

One of the biggest temptations for an avid gardener is browsing online. And not just browsing anywhere, but on gardening websites and heirloom seed dealer pages. How can one resist all of those alluring descriptions and promises of great growth? It’s not easy. But before you go and blow your...

Planting Broccoli – A Nourishing and Versatile Vegetable

If you want easy access to a healthy vegetable that most anyone will eat, planting broccoli in your garden is second to none. It is extremely nourishing and has versatile serving options. It is simple to produce and easily stored. It is truly a vegetable that you can enjoy...

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