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13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves

13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves
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The Best Planting Tip I Ever Received This spring my wife and I started to convert the expanse of lawn around our newly purchased ranch house into gardens. While we focus on renovating the insides of the house, the focus for our garden is its infrastructure and bones. To that end, we’ve been smothering several hundred square feet of lawn under cardboard, newspapers, and compost; planting young shrubs to create screens; carefully carving specimens out of overgrown trees; and generally preparing the soil for future garden spaces. Last week we installed several hundred perennials and grasses on the side of our house. During that planting, I remembered the best planting advice I’ve ever received. This advice came to me by way of a representative from Monrovia Nursery. The advice focused on techniques of installing container plants. I had known how to direct the roots away from the plant using a root hook, or by scoring the sides of the roots with a sharp blade. How do you deal with this problem? Want to really baby that plant?

Peculiarities and Plants – Romaine Lettuce | Minding My P's With Q 11 Dec Romaine Lettuce is a favorite of mine in salads. I’ve also read it makes an Incredible and Delicious Smoothie. The best and most amazing thing about lettuce, besides eating the tender green leaves, is the amazing fact that if the bottom of the stump is saved and placed in water, regeneration and new growth will occur. I am growing the romaine in a basement window well, and that explains the VERY dirty window in the photo as it is below ground level. Important Tip: Romaine Lettuce is one type of produce easy to find in the organic form. Like this: Like Loading... My Green Way of Life | Ontdek op deze blog dat "a green way of life" helemaal niet moeilijk of saai hoeft te zijn, integendeel!

How to Grow The Top 10 Most Nutritious Vegetables in Your Garden By Colleen Vanderlinden Treehugger A perfectly ripe, juicy tomato, still warm from the sun. Sweet carrots, pulled from the garden minutes (or even seconds!) before they’re eaten. Growing your own vegetables is one of those activities that balances practicality and indulgence. And don’t let the lack of a yard stop you – all of them can be grown in containers as well. 1. Broccoli is high in calcium, iron, and magnesium, as well as Vitamin A, B6, and C. How to Grow BroccoliGrow Broccoli in Containers: One broccoli plant per pot, pots should be 12 to 16 inches deep.What to Watch Out For: Cabbage worm. 2. There is nothing like peas grown right in your own garden – the tender sweetness of a snap pea just plucked from the vine is unlike anything you can buy in at a store. How to Grow PeasGrow Peas in Containers: Sow peas approximately 2 inches apart in a pot that is at least 10 inches deep. 3. How to Grow BeansGrow Beans in Containers: Bush beans are your best option for growing in containers.

Edible Landscaping With Charlie Nardozzi Ordering Seeds and Plants One of my end-of-the-year rituals is to sit down with seed and plant catalogs and place my order for the next year. It's a fun project right... Read more » How To: Prune Grape Vines Grape growing is booming across the country. December Q & A Question: This year I've had more green tomatoes than red in my Oklahoma garden. Answer: Yes, you can ripen your tomatoes indoors if the fruits are mature enough. Question: Last fall we moved into our new Pennsylvania house after all the garden had been cut down. Answer: Congratulations on your new home. Most blackberry varieties need two years to produce fruit. The exceptions to this pattern of fruiting are the new everbearing blackberry varieties such as 'Prime Jim' and 'Prime Jan'. NGA offers the largest and most respected array of gardening content for consumers and educators.

CLEVERLY TURN YOUR CARROT SCRAPS INTO SALAD : GROW YOUR OWN CARROT LEAVES To determine if carrot tops are good to you in a salad, try them first. They can be eaten, but leave it to your taste to decide if they are good. Some people think they are not so good raw, others like them in salads. They are very nutritious, so if you can find a way to use them that you like, do. Be sure to clean thoroughly since their tops can harbor a lot of grit. Some people use them as garnish, like parsley. It’s the time of year to stop discarding carrot tops and start recycling them into centerpieces for the spring holiday table. Turning carrot tops into frilly greens is simple and it’s a clever way to reuse the tops of carrots you’d probably toss on the compost pile or into the garbage disposal.

Gedeeld:Door - Home Survival Gardening And a Way to Relax and De-Stress Survival gardening can be fun, relaxing and actually quite simple… Many people seem to think they don’t have enough space for a garden but the areas where you can learn how to grow a basic vegetable garden are endless. Yep, I am talking about those spaces we try to fill in with all kinds of flowers, shrubs, and even in some cases, gravel, so that it looks nice…. :) Plant your veggies there. Along Side Your House The area alongside the house is perfect for plants as it is protected from many things, such as: Frost, will stay frost-free longer in the fallcritters, we have to protect everything we grow here in Montana from hungry deerhail, heavy rains, strong wind… plus the plants seem to grow faster and I think it may be because heat is magnified. You may want to use non-hybrid seeds to do gardening as you will be able to harvest your own seeds for the following year this way. Visit our Survival Garden Ebooks page for simple green thumb helpsbooks..

Yummy Yards Celery--Free Plants to Grow Guest Post from Linda at Practical Parsimony. Thank you, Linda–I’m going to have to try this! No, I do not like to buy celery. It is rather over-priced in my opinion. As long as I can grow even what I have in the last ten days, cheaply, I will not buy the expensive, poisoned vegetable, celery. This will be a cut-and-come-again plant, used for fresh and eventually cut for dehydrating. Someone had a blog post with a tutorial on how to grow celery from the end of the stalk, you know–what you cut off and do not eat. When I did the celery rescue and froze it, I had cut off the end with the intention of growing celery like the blogger did. Today, April 2, I got all my supplies out for this experiment. These are the supplies I took outside. Cut the holes or slits for drainage before you cut the top. Here, I have filled the jug with soil, heaped up. I will be planting more celery as I get the bottoms, from where I have no idea at the moment. Your turn