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some tomatoes and basil in a glass vase
How to Grow Basil in Your Kitchen (It’s So Easy!)
Everything You Need to Know About Growing Basil
three planters are hanging on the side of a brick building, one with green plants in it
How To Paint Your Garage Door & Utility Box | Young House Love
Three-tiered plant hanger from Home Depot (by Pennington) | Back Deck| Young House Love
there are many different types of plants in the garden
Continuous cilantro growing method
Continuous cilantro growing method
two pictures of lettuce growing in a window sill, with the caption grow it again
Re-grow Romaine Lettuce Hearts
Re-grow Romaine Lettuce Hearts - just cut, place in water, and watch them grow back in days...
an orange pumpkin filled with dirt on top of a wooden table
Science - Open up the pumpkin, add a little soil and water, and watch the seeds (which are already inside the pumpkin) grow. // FUN - need to remember this for next year!
a potted plant with grass in it and a no mosquito sign on the ground
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Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant.
an old window is filled with succulents and other plants on the outside
Brooklyn Limestone
Succulent Vertical Garden
how to grow sweet potatoes in the garden with pictures and instructions on how to use them
Grow your own sweet potatoes - Outlaw Garden
Sweet potatoes--and do watch the video linked to in the article...
a person is picking up lettuce from the ground
regrowing celery from celery
Re-growing Celery from Celery
some green plants are growing in a blue planter
Grow Cilantro the Better Way—We Call It Mesclun-Style
A better way to grow cilantro
strawberries are growing on the side of a white vase in front of a wooden fence
Time for growing plants and do some upcycling
Strawberries in a PVC pipe to keep them off of the ground - love this idea!
an orange tree with lots of fruit growing on it
Oh my goodness, I would LOVE to have a Meyer Lemon tree, but I don't know that it's warm enough here year round, so I might have to be one of those who bring the tree inside during the winter. I'm sure the hubby would LOVE that {cough}.
green plants growing in front of a blue fence with white flowers and leaves on it
How to Plant Seascape Strawberries
Great post on growing strawberries at home from @Sandy Coughlin (the Reluctant Entertainer) - I can't wait to try them this year!
a person is picking leaves from a plant
Ten Mistakes New Herb Gardeners Make (and How to Avoid Them!)
10 mistakes new herb gardeners make