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Growing Ranunculus Flowers – It’s Easy!

Ranunculus flowers are one of the most beautiful flowers around. In my opinion they rival roses, peonies, and tulips. These multi-layered, ruffled flowers are lovely showcased in the spring bordering paths in sunlit gardens. Their striking blossoms also last long as cut flowers in bouquets. Growing ranunculus flowers is easy. Their tubers can be left […]

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How to Grow Garlic in a Pot – The Healthy Vegetable

Yes, garlic is a vegetable, not an herb or spice. It is commonly used in a variety of dishes throughout the world. In addition to being a culinary delight, it is also beneficial to your health. Garlic is easy to grow from cloves as long as you purchase the correct kind and follow these simple […]

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How to Grow Garlic From Bulbs – A Versatile Herb?

If you grew up in an Italian family like I did, garlic was always around. It could be found, waiting to be cooked, hanging in clumps over the sink, in bowls on the counter, or in your refrigerator crisper section. Garlic is a versatile herb. Or is it? Read on to see what garlic actually […]

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Planting Primroses Outdoors – An Early Riser

Have you ever been lucky enough to have walked in a woodland area in late February or early March and noticed mounds of beautiful low growing blossoms? If they were yellow, pink, purple, red or white with deep green foliage, they were probably carefree and exceptionally hardy Primroses. These dainty blossoms on 6 inch stems […]

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What is a Herbaceous Perennial – How to Care for Them

You’ve seen them everywhere; coneflowers, larkspur, peonies, columbine, hardy mums, oriental poppies and most wild flowers and some weeds. What do they have in common? They are all herbaceous perennials. What is a herbaceous perennial you ask? Read on to learn what they are and how to care for them. (Some of the links within […]

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