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    Before winter, cut some of the tops off your basil and put them in water. They will make new roots and you can pot them up for next year.

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    Root Storage Bin. Root veggies like carrots and beets stay fresh all winter and even grow sweeter in this storage bin. Just fill with damp sand or sawdust, alternating with layers of veggies. can also house potatoes, turnips, and squash $34.95

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    Root veggies like carrots and beets will stay fresh all winter and even grow sweeter in this storage bin. Just fill with layers of damp sand or sawdust, alternating with layers of carrots or beets, and put in a cool, dark place. Potatoes, turnips and squash can go right in the bin without sand. Heavy wire frame with jute liner Store root crops in any cool, dark area

    Avocado Plant ~ Take the avocado pit and push the flat end into a six-inch pot of moist, multi-purpose soil. Leave the pointy end exposed. Keep the plant at about 65° F until the first leaf shoots appear. Aftet that, it likes normal room temperatures. To encourage upward growth, pinch off new buds when they appear below the top leaves on the plant stalk. With proper care, in three years your Avocado will grow to an elegant, large-leaved houseplant about 3 feet tall.