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Gardening with Melinda: Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden

By Melinda Myers

Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and preserve a few for the winter ahead.

Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. 577 more words


Horseradish & The Good Luck Company

Almost an entire month has passed since we planted the horseradish. Instead of ordering online like I did for our seeds, I took an old-fashioned approach, filling out an order form, writing a cheque and mailing away for the horseradish root. 480 more words


The "Sweet 16" - Plant These For A Healthy Garden

Here are 16 plants to use strategically for a healthier garden this summer.

Basil: repels aphids, flies, mosquitoes, and mites; also has fungicidal properties. Plant basil next to tomato plants to repel hornworms. 146 more words

Growing Herbs

Happy Earth Day !

Today is April 22nd — Earth Day ! Here is their “official” site:


Container gardening is a great way to grow your own food. Save money by using recycled containers. 15 more words

Growing Herbs

Growing Borage

Borage is a hardy annual herb that flowers during the warmer months and is much loved by bees . When planted in the garden, the lovely bright blue, star shaped borage  flowers attract these busy pollinators. 909 more words


Gardening - Growing My Own Herbs

Hey guys! Today’s post is a little different than I normally post but I like to garden & grow things. Last year I tried to go them and half didn’t grow..so I’m trying again this year! 210 more words