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About two months ago I picked up a few mint plants at the big farmer’s market in the city, and have finally planted them. I’m hoping that they’ll take off and work as a cover crop for my circle bed in the front of my house. 63 more words



Last year I picked up a couple of discounted silver vale artimesia (or wormwood) in the garden department at the local box store. I planted them pretty late in the fall, but one of them made it through last year’s hard winter, and I’m delighted to see it every time I look out into the garden. 155 more words


Mint Knows No Bounds

By Phran Novelli

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Someone in my neighborhood planted a little plot of mint. For now. Because one plant is pretty much all you need to grow a field of mint. 152 more words

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Give Herbs Their Own Patch

Herb gardening is so versatile you can use a windowsill and a couple of pots or a full-blown herb garden. The plants you grow In your herb garden can be used as medicine or culinary flavouring When most people think of herb gardening they automatically think of cooking, but herbs are also grown for their pleasant aroma and their beauty. 430 more words

Gardening With Herbs

Vegan Pesto

Make your own Pesto in five minutes! Serve it with your favorite pasta for a really quick and luscious meal. We have our own basil plants by the kitchen door and enjoy their aroma and flavor all through the growing season. 221 more words


Lettuce be: A new view on growing your own

I have to admit that growing my own groceries hasn’t been high up on my WhooHOO-gotta-do-it!!!! list. Except for a brief love affair with basil and tomato plants back in the day, picking herbs and vegetables for me seemed a whole lot easier at a farmer’s market than in your own backyard. 422 more words

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Herbs For Me And To Share

When I was a child our family always had a small clump of chives growing somewhere in our garden or flower beds. I’m sure I didn’t know what an Herb was back then. 85 more words