Basil Pruning Tutorial ... Really!
One of the tastiest treats from the garden has to be fresh pesto. You can get my recipe for fresh pesto here . With this goal in mind I pl...
Growing Ginger: Gardening
Growing ginger is a fun, easy project you can begin with just a simple starter root from the grocery store. Spice up your growing skills – and recipes – with some ginger propagation know-how.
Cutting your Herbs~Tutorial
Hi everyone! I have received several email regarding how to cut herbs and keep them healthy afterwards. So, I thought I would do a very quick tutorial for you today. To keep your beautiful herbs healthy and get the most from them, please don’t “pluck” leaves off to use. This is a big “no no”. If you want to maximize your home herbs to have the best results to last the season, this little info will help. When your herb plants get to be about 6-8 inches tall and have nice healthy leaves on…
Common Garden Pests
natural bug spray Brew a pot of coffee and let it cool. Pour into spray bottle and spray on plants. It freaks out the bugs and gives your plants (if they are the type that need it) a tiny shot of nitrogen.
Garden Plan - 2014: Melissa's New Garden
Our first plan for our little garden on our new hobby farm! Hoping for enough to maintain our small family through winter using canning and cold storage.
Harvesting Basil 101
Harvesting basil, biting into tiny sun gold tomatoes, feeling my skin warm under the bright sun, drinking iced tea: these are the things I think of when I think of summer's bounty. Next to cilantro, basil is my favorite herb.
Epsom salts to boost pepper plant
Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, you will have more peppers than you can eat.
10 Proven Health Benefits of Rosemary - Healthy Hubb
Rosemary is a beautiful Mediterranean herb, popularized for its multiple health benefits and grown globall