Gardening Tips

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Mint Leaves
November 3, 2022

Mint: Info & Care

Growing Mint: – Mint is extremely variable from seed, so choose a plant suited to your preferences and growing conditions. – Mint will grow in partial shade or full sun – Mint roots, which are “runners,” are incredibly invasive and can overtake a flower bed or garden in no time. Choose your location wisely. – […]
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June 6, 2022

Growing Thyme Indoors

Fresh available herbs are a delight for the home cook. What could be better than having the scents and flavors near at hand in the kitchen? Thyme is a useful herb that can be used in a variety of ways. It adds a delicate aroma and almost grassy spice to any dish. Growing thyme indoors […]
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Rosemary Cones_greenhouse
June 6, 2022

Pruning a Rosemary Topiary

Topiary rosemary plants are shaped, fragrant, beautiful and usable plants. In other words, they have a little bit of everything to offer. With a rosemary topiary you get an herb that smells lovely and that you can harvest to use in the kitchen. You also get a beautiful, sculpted plant that adds decoration to gardens […]
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Dried Herbs
May 6, 2022

Drying Herbs

Using a Dehydrator This method is fast and protects against possible mold. Wash herbs lightly in cold running water. Drain thoroughly on absorbent towels or hang plants upside down until the water evaporates. Place the branches or leaves in a single layer on the racks that come with the unit. Follow directions for your dehydrator. […]
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Pots with rosemary on table
May 6, 2022

Rosemary: Info & Care

How to Grow Rosemary Transplant into the garden after danger of frost or in a container in full sun (6-8 hours of full sunlight). Good drainage and air circulation are important. Fertilize at the time of planting and occasionally during the growing season. Water: Thoroughly water rosemary plants when the soil is dry to the touch […]
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