Growing

Charcoal Uses: A New Look at an Old Medicinal

By Rene Ammundsen – Charcoal uses are nothing new. In fact, charcoal has been around so long that many of us have forgotten just how useful it can be. For centuries, …

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Herbes de Provence Recipe — Bring South of France Home
February 13, 2019 . · Growing

Expensive to buy and sometimes hard to find, you can make your own Herbes de Provence recipe blend. It’s basically a blend of dried herbs that thrive in the sunny …

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Milkweed Plant: A Truly Remarkable Wild Vegetable

By Sam Thayer – Milkweed plant isn’t your average weed; in fact, I feel guilty calling it a weed at all. The common milkweed, Asclepias syriacqa, is one of the best …

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A Guide to Growing Chives

By Gail Reynolds – Whenever I think of growing herbs outdoors here at Timberlakes, I think about growing chives. Chives are about the sturdiest and most dependable herb variety we grow, …

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The Delicious Dill Plant and Its Many Uses

By Brenda Hyde – The dill plant not only has lovely foliage; its fragrance is a “comfort smell” for many people. I barely touch its feathery leaves and the smell of …

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Growing Sweet Basil: Don’t Let Good Basil Go Bad
February 13, 2019 . · Growing

Do you have any experience growing sweet basil? I’ve had a lot of success in growing herbs outdoors, but growing basil has always been our most successful crop. It’s also …

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Healing Herbs List: Safe and Effective Herbal Home Remedies
February 13, 2019 . · Growing

Growing up in a large Lebanese family, herbs and spices were not only used to flavor food but to cure common ailments. I distinctly remember ginger for upset tummies, and …

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A Guide To Growing Basil
February 13, 2019 . · Growing

I’m willing to bet that if you start an herb garden, growing basil (Ocimum Basilicum) will be high on your garden herbs list and one of the first herbs you’ll …

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The Versatile Mint: Peppermint Plant Uses

By Kay Flowers – Peppermint plant uses are endless; this versatile mint does a lot more than make a refreshing drink. Peppermint is indispensable in my herb garden and so vigorous …

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Making Herb Salts and Garlic Oil: Recipes for Imperfect Harvests
February 13, 2019 . · Growing

When insects attack your growing basil or your garlic doesn’t grow to a desired size, don’t worry, you can still make delicious infused garlic oil recipes and salts with your imperfect herbs. …

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