Monthly Archives: April 2013

All about… Lemon Cucumber

At first glance, it might be hard to believe that the Lemon Cucumber is actually a cucumber. But after a bite, you’ll know that there’s nothing sour about this cucumber! The rounded fruit of the Lemon Cucumber does resemble a … Continue reading

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All about… Detroit Dark Red Beets

The Detroit Dark Red Beet is a wonderful heirloom beet that is round, smooth, and a beautiful red color. These blood-red beets grow to be around 3 inches in diameter and taste very sweet. You can also eat the thinnings and … Continue reading

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Kids and Gardening

Gardening is a great opportunity for children to learn, grow, and spend time outdoors. By starting their own garden, children can have a sense of ownership over their little section of the yard, and there is nothing like watching seeds … Continue reading

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Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors

Has the unpredictable spring weather got you down? Vegetable gardening can definitely be tricky when it’s beautiful and sunny one day and snowing the next. In situations like this, starting seeds inside is a great way to kick off your … Continue reading

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All about… Peppermint

Peppermint is an easy-to-grow, attractive, and tasty plant that you can grow out in your garden or indoors in a sunny spot. This herb is actually well-suited for container gardening because containing the roots will prevent the plant from spreading … Continue reading

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All About… Imperator Carrots

Imperator carrots make a wonderful snack! These delicious veggies grow about 9 inches long and taste great fresh from the garden. They are also perfect for cooking and using in recipes. Imperator carrot roots are deep orange, and are known … Continue reading

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