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Slow Bolt Cilantro, A Cool Season Herb

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Slow Bolt Cilantro, A Cool Season Herb

Cilantro, also known as Coriander, is grown for its distinctly flavored green leaves. This foliage is often used in Mexican and Asian cuisine, and is found in many types of salsa. It adds a fresh, unique taste to recipes. Cilantro … Continue reading

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All about… Chantenay Red Core Carrot

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All about… Chantenay Red Core Carrot

Chantenay Red Core – Carrot Seeds 68 days Biennial        Contains approximately 1,800 Chantenay Red Core Carrot Seeds Germination: 10-18 days. Plant seeds 1/4-1/2″ deep, spaced 2″ apart. Chantenay Red Core carrots are true to their name, sporting a … Continue reading

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3 Benefits Of A Raised Garden Bed

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3 Benefits Of A Raised Garden Bed

Raised Bed Gardening, Part 1: The Basics Raised garden beds are a beneficial tool for those who are new to gardening as well as experienced gardeners. Raised beds are appealing because they can make gardening easier as well as lend … Continue reading

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Winter Herb Container Gardening

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Winter Herb Container Gardening

I will cover herb container gardening, December’s newsletter will have tips and advice for flower container gardening, and January will have vegetable container gardening. Since winter is here it is time to reconsider your gardening. Outdoor gardens may be hard … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts 3 tablespoons good olive oil 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder Directions 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.  Continue reading

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