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Hobby Farm & Container Gardens

Seed-starting secrets of a greenhouse professional

Seed-Starting Secrets of a Greenhouse Professional

The best soil mixture for edibles

7 secrets to a great edible garden

A Best-Practices Guide to Growing Tomatoes: How to achieve your best tomato harvest ever! | From the April/May 2014 issue of Organic Gardening

"During the antebellum period, olive groves dotted the Lowcountry landscape of Charleston, South Carolina, and Georgia’s St. Simons and Cumberland islands alongside peanuts, tomatoes, and corn. But labor shortages during the Civil War, the advent of cheap, easy-to-produce cottonseed oil, and a mighty hurricane left most groves abandoned or destroyed by the late 1800s." Read more about what Garden & Gun magazine has to say about Georgia Olive Farms and the family that passionately runs it.

Calamondin Orange..This hybrid between mandarin orange and kumquat bears fragrant white blossoms in late winter or spring. The wonderfully fragrant flowers develop into showy 1-inch-diameter orange fruits on a shrubby plant with glossy green foliage. Fruits can remain on the plant for many weeks.