6 Brilliant Uses For Apple Cider Vinegar In The Garden

As you probably know by now, apple cider vinegar has what seems like about a gazillion different benefits and uses. In fact, it’s practically become an obsession for many. You may even already be using it in the morning as part of a drink for its burst of energy and other health benefits. It’s effective for Read More

How to Identify Poisonous Plants in the Garden

Do you know how to identify poisonous plants in the garden? Quite easy, these poisonous plants persist some common traits and by detecting these traits, you can identify them easily. Generally poisonous plants cause harm either by ingestion or touch. Both the phenomena are dangerous especially for people with certain allergy and sensitivity: dermatitis, nausea, Read More

13 Foods You Can Buy Once & Regrow Forever

Every day we throw heaps of leftovers and scraps out which could actually be used to regrow fruits, vegetables, and herbs completely free of charge. Not only can we save money, but also reduce our carbon footprint. Can you imagine having an unlimited supply of your favorite produce right at your fingertips? Fresh fruits and Read More

12 Fruits & Veggies With The Most Pesticides (& 15 With The Least)

Avoiding pesticides in our food is an important step on the road to overall health. But buying organic produce can be tricky – it’s not always available and the additional cost can quickly rack up. Even if a 100% organic lifestyle isn’t in your reach just yet, however, one thing you can do to limit your exposure to pesticides Read More

How to Plant a Perennial Food Garden – 20 Fruits & Veggies That Will Keep Coming Back Year After Year

Growing vegetables and fruits in the home garden is rewarding, but many people are put off by the backbreaking work involved at the start of the growing season. Perennial edibles are the answer to this problem. Grow them among your regular veggies so that you will have something to look forward to even if you Read More

3 Reasons You Need Earthworms In Your Garden & How To Attract Them

We admit it, earthworms are strange little creatures. These sightless animals have a body made up of rings surrounded by bristles, and they don’t move by slithering around like snakes. Instead, they compress and expand with their rings and bristles, moving straight through the soil. They’re pretty incredible too – while they weigh on average Read More

10 Really Rare Herbs You Should Try Growing In Your Herb Garden

There are few things better than relaxing in your own beautiful herb garden, enjoying the aroma of sage and lavender while sipping on a cup of mint tea. But why not change that up a bit? You could even find yourself sipping on a chocolate mint tea while taking in the scent of orange thyme. Read More

10 Brilliant Reasons You Should Grow Comfrey In Your Garden

Comfrey is the common name for plants in the genus Symphytum, which are considered important herbs for use in organic gardening. It’s grown in parts of Europe, Asia and North America, producing clusters of blue, purple and white flowers. It may best be known, however, for its slender, long leaves and black-skinned roots. The root Read More

8 Reasons Oregano Should Grow In Every Garden

Oregano is one of the most popular perennial herbs to grow in any herb garden. Most are familiar with using it to flavor foods like pizza and pasta sauce – in fact, U.S. soldiers returning home after the Second World War brought back a fondness for what they called the “pizza herb” with them. Today, Read More

How To Grow Cucamelons – The Most Exciting Fruit You Can Grow This Year

While most Americans have never heard of cucamelons, this fruit is definitely one you’ll want to know a lot more about. Also referred to as “Mexican sour gherkin,” or its most common name in Spanish, “sandiita” (little watermelon). It actually has a slew of other monikers in local dialects and Native American languages, most of Read More

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