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Grow plants from your groceries, like ginger root and pineapple!

Grow plants from your groceries, like ginger root and pineapple!
Grow your own ginger Ginger is an essential ingredient in Asian cooking. Growing your own is easy and provides an endless supply of ginger for your cooking. You also get an ingredient that is new to most American palates: ginger grass. Ginger grass shoots off the ginger rhizome when you plant it. The grass will grow to be 2 to 4 feet tall at full maturity. Ginger grows outdoors in zones 10 and 11. To grow your ginger plants, buy a couple small pieces of ginger root at the store. Place the ginger in 100 F water and let them soak for 8 hours. It can take up to 10 months before you can harvest the ginger. Be sure to clip pieces of the ginger grass to use for cooking or to brew tea. Growing Pineapple Here's a way to grow pineapple at home from a pineapple! Next, pineapples grow in USDA zones 9 to 11. To prepare your pineapple, cut off the top of the pineapple 1/2 inch below the point the leaves meet the fruit. We have rooted pineapple crowns two ways.

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Advancing Eco-Agriculture 1. Healthy Plants Resist Insects and Disease We understand that animals and people have an immune system that is our natural defense against pathogens. How to Grow an Endless Supply of Garlic Indoors Other than being one of the healthiest food out there, garlic is also easy to be grown indoors. It is also a much cheaper way than buying it at the grocery store, and of course much healthier. You’ve all heard of the amazing benefits of garlic and all the things it can do for your body, so let’s just jump to how to grow it in the comfort of your own home. How to Grow Garlic Indoors

This Revolutionary Device Turns​ Plastic Into Edible Mushrooms! A team of researchers in Europe have created a prototype device called The Fungi Mu​tarium which uses fungi to safely break down plastic and replace it with edible mushrooms. The research team is comprised of two Vienna-based industrial designers and a number of researchers at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The device that they created harnesses the natural cleaning and purifying power of fungi, and creates a condition where the fungi can easily break down and absorb the trash, replacing it with more fungi. The device has been described by some as a dome shaped incubator, which contains several pods that hold liquefied fungi sprouts. 17 Apart: How To: Plant and Grow Ginger Root We must be in the cold calm before the spring, because we've got quite a few little potted gardening projects going on around here and we're just waiting for them to burst into their full bounty. Indoor container gardening just might be the only thing keeping us from completely going stir crazy about not being able to get outside in the garden. So, what have we got up our sleeves? In addition to our newly planted horseradish root and pineapple top, this weekend we decided it was high time to start out an indoor potted planter for ginger root.

List Of Companion Plants Dill is one of the few plants to grow with Fennel This is a list of companion plants. Many more are in the list of beneficial weeds. Companion plants assist in the growth of others by attracting beneficial insects, repelling pests, or providing nutrients, shade, or support. Growing Spirulina at Home Process June 16, 2011, by Dr. Aaron he popular image of algae farming is bubbling green columns and white-coated scientists, and seems out of reach for ordinary people.

10 Incredible Uses for Epsom Salt in the Garden Love gardening? Then you’ll love our brand new Kindle book: 605 Secrets For A Beautiful, Bountiful Organic Garden: Insider Secrets From A Gardening Superstar. Epsom salt is comprised of hydrated magnesium sulfate, a naturally occurring mineral first found in the well waters of Epsom, England. Epsom salt has a variety of home remedy applications – the two most widely known being as a saline laxative and pain reliever. What many people don’t realize is that Epsom salt also has several uses in organic gardening.

How To Grow An Avocado Tree for Endless Organic Avocados Here’s a step-by-step guide to growing your own avocado tree. Avocados are highly nutritious and flavored, whether we’re talking about salad, guacamole, or straight up! They are a key staple for a nutritious and delicious diet. Try growing an avocado tree at home if you don’t like making regular trips to the grocery store for your daily supply of fresh avocados, can’t find organic ones, or are fed up with spending so much for quality produce.

How to Grow an Endless Supply of Ginger Indoors Ginger is a culinary favorite, used extensively in Asian cooking as well as modern baking. Historically though, it was perhaps most prized for its medicinal properties. Used to soothe everything from stomach distress, respiratory problems, arthritis and menstrual pains, it was also applied as a treatment for burns. Ginger has been around both as a medicine and a staple food spice in China for at least 3000 years.

9 Powerful Habits for Getting Important Things Done We all know that sinking feeling. A deadline is drawing closer and you haven't even started yet. You begin to panic and a dull nausea sets in. There is nothing worse than having two hours remaining to complete a project that you know will take more like five. You sit there saying to yourself, "Why didn't I get this started yesterday?"

soils majority come from weathered rock, approximately a 1/2 come from water and air, and a small portion ( less than 10%) from humus, decomposing but not decomposed organic material. Minerals derived from the soil must be dissolved in water. Otherwise the plant will not be able to obtain them. A Best-Practices Guide to Growing Tomatoes: Tomato Basics Attention to the basic needs of tomatoes goes a long way toward keeping them healthy and productive. If you’ve had problems with tomatoes in the past, the solution is probably in this list. Light. Plant tomatoes where they get 8 hours or more of sunlight daily. Any less will reduce the harvest. Soil.

Writing with Emotion by Laura Drake Good morning, RU crew. According to our stats, posts on writing emotion are very popular with readers. RITA® award winning author Laura Drake joins us with another post on the same topic. Herbal Oil: Ginger Oil Benefits and Uses I have discussed the benefits of ginger on my site for some time now. I am particularly impressed by its anti-inflammatory properties, which make it one of the most potent home remedies you can use to relieve pain and motion sickness.1,2 This is why it's not surprising to learn that ginger oil, extracted from fresh ginger root, also offers these whole body benefits and so much more. What Is Ginger Oil? Warm, spicy, and energizing, ginger oil comes from ginger root (Zingiber officinale), a pungent, peculiar-looking underground rhizome.

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