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How to Grow, Harvest, and use Lemongrass

How to Grow, Harvest, Divide, and Use Lemongrass

Lemongrass may be difficult to find in the produce aisle but it is simple to grow in your garden. Lemongrass is a heat-loving herb that grows year-round in tropical climates, and is hardy in USDA zones 10 and 11.  Learn how to grow, harvest, divide, and use lemongrass with these 6 tips. Disclaimer: this post […] Read more…

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How to Grow Cucamelons

How to Grow Cucamelons: 6 Tips for Growing Cucamelons

Wondering how to grow cucamelons? You’ve come to the right place. Cucamelons may look like a mouse-sized watermelon, but they taste like a cucumber with a citrus kick. Called “sandía de raton” (or “watermelon for a mouse”) in Mexico, cucamelons are also called Mexican Sour Gherkin and Mouse Melon.  No matter what you call them, […] Read more…

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How to Grow Lettuce

How to Grow Lettuce: 6 Tips for Growing Lettuce

Wondering how to grow lettuce? You’ve come to the right place. Having fresh lettuce in your garden is so convenient, and you won’t wonder if it’s been recalled due to contamination.  Learning how to grow lettuce is simple – it doesn’t require much room and grows well in almost any container. Learn how to grow […] Read more…

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How to Grow Chamomile: 5 Tips for Growing Chamomile

Chamomile’s daisy-like flowers are a beautiful and practical addition to your garden. Roman and German chamomile are two common types of this popular herb. Learn differences between the two types and how to grow chamomile with these 5 tips.  Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 5 Tips for How to […] Read more…

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How to Grow Violas: 5 Tips for Growing Violas

How to Grow Violas: 5 Tips for Growing Violas

One of my earliest gardening memories is planting violas with my grandma in her flower garden in early spring. The name viola is a common name for the flower family “Violaceae”, which includes Johnny jump-up, pansies, violas, violets, and many others.  These cheerful, edible, cool-season flowers are easy to grow and a delight in the garden. […] Read more…

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How to Grow Borage: 5 Tips for Growing Borage

Borage is a quick-growing herb that is easy to add to your garden. Pollinators love this annual herb with beautiful blue flowers. Borage leaves and flowers have a mild cucumber flavor and are a tasty addition to drinks, salads, and more. Learn how to grow borage outside and in containers with these 5 tips.  Disclaimer: […] Read more…

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How to Grow Mint: 5 Tips for Growing Mint

How to Grow Mint: 5 Tips for Growing Mint

Rub a few mint leaves between your fingers and smell; you can’t help but smile. It smells so good. Mint is an easy-to-grow, hardy, perennial herb grown for its leaves. Learn how to grow mint outside, inside, and in containers with these 5 tips. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 5 […] Read more…

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How to grow calendula

How to Grow Calendula: 5 Tips for Growing Calendula

Easy-to-grow calendula flowers greet the morning by blooming, and then close again each night. Calendula is a cool-loving flower used in salves and teas with many health benefits. Learn how to grow calendula with these 5 tips.  Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 5 Tips for How to Grow Calendula […] Read more…

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How to Grow Parsley: Outside, Inside and in Containers

How to Grow Parsley: 5 Tips for Growing Parsley

Fresh parsley is full of flavor and vitamins. The rich green leaves add beauty and good taste to the garden. Learn how to grow parsley outside, inside, and in containers with these 5 tips.  Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 5 Tips for How to Grow Parsley 1. Plant parsley at […] Read more…

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How to Grow Dill: Outside, Inside and in Containers

How to Grow Dill: 5 Tips for Growing Dill

Dill is one of my favorite herbs fresh from the garden. It’s so easy to snip a few leaves and add fresh dill flavor to dips, sauces, fish, and roasted vegetables. Dill is simple to grow and the flavor of fresh dill is reason enough to add this herb to your garden.  Learn how to […] Read more…

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