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How to create you own Container Herb Garden in Minutes

By Denise

Growing herbs in containers are fast and colorful. You can also place herb containers on your porch within easy reach of the kitchen for adding fresh herbs to your meals.  I grow around 40 herbs that are used for spices and 25 that are used for medicinal uses. Many of these can also be used […]

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The Joy of Mowing: Wild herbs in the Yard

By Denise

As strange as it may seem, I enjoy mowing. And it’s a good thing since I mow about five acres. People ask my why I mow as much as I do and its really quite simple. Living near the Conewango Creek you get snakes and river rats if you don’t make a lot of noise […]

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Foraging or Finding plants: How to Hold plants until Planting

By Denise

This last week I was foraging and rescuing plants from roadways and houses that were about to be torn down. I picked up Daffodils, Tulips, Paper Whites, and Irises in bulbs. I also rescued Beebalm, Yarrow, Violets and Echinacea. These plants I use for herbal purposes. Add to the group; Forget me Nots, Black Eyed […]

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How to grow Vegetables, Flowers and Herbs in Hanging Baskets

By Denise

If you are limited to room to grow vegetables or want the convenience of crops close by take a closer look at what can be grown in hanging baskets. Most people have seen tomatoes, particularly cherry tomatoes growing in baskets.   But with a little planning it’s amazing what all crops and herbs you can […]

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