Monthly Archives: May 2013

All about… Chives

It is difficult to find an herb as useful and beautiful as chives. Not only can you use chives in a ton of recipes, but the flowers of the plant are absolutely gorgeous, making chives both ornamental and useful. Chives … Continue reading

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What is Powdery Mildew?

Powdery mildew is a fungal disease that affects many kinds of plants. There are various species of powdery mildew, but it can generally be identified by its spots of powdery white that show up on plants’ leaves. This mildew can … Continue reading

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Marigolds!

Marigolds are a popular choice for flower beds as well for growing near vegetables in the garden. These little sunny flowers are beautiful and decorative and some gardeners also find them useful. As their name suggests, Marigolds tend to be … Continue reading

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All about… Hales Best Jumbo Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe is a very refreshing and delicious addition to your garden. The sweet, juicy taste of cantaloupe is perfect to enjoy as a dessert, snack, or as part of a drink. In fact, a melon smoothie is a wonderful way … Continue reading

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All about… Mammoth Grey Stripe Sunflower

If you want to make a big impression with your flower garden, flowers don’t get much bigger than this: the Mammoth Grey Stripe Sunflower! Yes, “mammoth” is definitely a good word to describe this flower, since it grows over 6 … Continue reading

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Attracting Butterflies and Bees

It is important to encourage bees and butterflies to hang out in your garden. These pollinators are vital to a healthy, productive garden, so making the effort to attract beneficial insects is definitely worthwhile. Bees and butterflies are attracted to … Continue reading

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All about… Graffiti Hybrid Cauliflower

When you first think of cauliflower, what comes to mind? Mostly likely not bright purple, but believe it or not, that is what Graffiti Hybrid Cauliflower looks like! Graffiti Hybrid Cauliflower is a brilliantly purple cauliflower that will add dazzling … Continue reading

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All about… Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts

Those who say they hate Brussels Sprouts have probably never tried them fresh from the garden! Although these cabbage-like veggies seem to have a bad reputation, they are deliciously flavorful when properly prepared and are very healthy, too. They are … Continue reading

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Landscaping with Herbs

What’s even better than a beautifully landscaped yard? A beautifully landscaped yard with decorative plants that you can use! Although flowers and shrubs are pretty, using herbs in your landscaping can provide you with a nice yard and plants that … Continue reading

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