How To Prevent Common Sweet Corn Diseases

Know what to look for when it comes to corn diseases. Sweet corn takes up more garden space than most crops and it’s also fairly demanding in terms of moisture and nutrients. The incomparable taste of freshly-picked corn, though, is enough to encourage gardeners to continue to grow it. Native to Central America, sweet corn […]

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21 Lettuce Varieties to Try in Your Garden

Growing lettuce is one of my favorite gardening endeavors because the plants grow quickly and with a minimum of fuss, which is extremely rewarding. There are also a plethora of different lettuce varieties – you can find one for every season and climate zone. Add some plastic or a cold frame, and you can extend […]

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Moroccan Flatbread Easy Recipe

Across Africa, South America, and the East there are variations of a basic flour water mix used to make ‘bread’ in a dry pan to be eaten with traditional stews. In Ethiopia injera is the flatbread made from teff (a fine grain that varies in color from white to dark brown) and fIour and left […]

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Harvesting Mulberries: Nature’s Tastiest Wild Treat

Harvesting Mulberries is a pretty easy task. Fruit-loving foragers unite! Just when you think you have tried all berries possible, there always seems to be one more to spark some interest. Do you remember ever singing about going “’round the mulberry bush” as a young child? Well, these berries are more than just part of […]

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Easy German Potato Salad (Plus 5 Tips to Pick the Best Potatoes)

This hot German potato salad recipe gives a healthy twist to a classic side dish. We also give tips to help you pick the best potatoes for potato salad to maximize flavor and nutrition. 5 Tips to Pick the Best Potatoes for Potato Salad Choose waxy potatoes. Small fingering potatoes or new young potatoes hold […]

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How to Start a Perennial Garden

Starting a beautiful and productive perennial garden doesn't happen on accident. Gardeners need to plan, prepare the soil, and learn appropriate planting practices to establish that gorgeous dream garden. It's worth the effort. The best part about starting a perennial garden is that after you get it going, your plants will continue to grow each […]

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