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.

Use cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same time.

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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.

Re-grow Romaine Lettuce Hearts – just cut, place in water, and watch them grow back in days…

How to grow basil indoors all winter long without soil. Harvest fresh herbs year round and never plunk down money at the store for herbs again.

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Did you know that you can simply plant the top of a pineapple in a pot and grow another? And it looks gorgeous!

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Cutting your Herbs~Tutorial: How to cut herbs - for basil don't pluck leaves off, instead trim stem. Leave two sets of leaves on stem (leaves grow in pairs across from each other). Cut immediately above the second set of leaves from the ground. Plant will then grow new branches from this cut.

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Pruning Subshrubs / Lavender / Rosemary ~ Don't cut plants like lavender to the ground, and don't touch them in fall or winter...

Drip irrigation- A pinner wrote: I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottles. Quick and easy way to fertilize too! Should work well in Arizona too!

Grow a pineapple from a pineapple top. Within 2 weeks, some nice roots should develop. With time, the pineapple leaves will also get longer and bigger. Also, it's good to change the water, clean the jar occasionally, and wash off any green algae on the roots. Plant in soil when ready. In about 2 years it will produce fruit.

Growing green onions in water!

Alternative Gardning: propagating basil from cuttings

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