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The Prairie Homesteadfrom The Prairie Homestead

Lemongrass - How to Grow it and Use it

Lemongrass is a fabulous addition to your recipes and surprisingly easy to grow! You can even propagate it from cuttings.


An Endless Supply of Fresh Basil for Pennies!

Turning one basil plant into 12+ plant-lings


Speaking of the Garden...

1tsp epsom salts in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later it produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses

Offbeat Home & Lifefrom Offbeat Home & Life

7 tips for growing mad giant basil plants

7 tips for growing mad giant basil plants | Offbeat Home

wikiHowfrom wikiHow

How to Prune Tomatoes

tomato pruning for maximum fruits and flavours

Measured by the Heartfrom Measured by the Heart

Quirky Tip of the Day {Gardening

Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant.  It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener.  It worked for me on my peas last year.  The Epsom Salt Council says that the magnesium and sulfer in epsom salts make plants germinate faster and grow thicker and leafier.

Better Homes & Gardensfrom Better Homes & Gardens

What to Prune When

~How to prune all kinds of plants, bushes and trees~

how to grow yukon gold potatoes in your backyard. spend quality family time together and grow something to eat! how to garden and plans on link with lost of pictures.

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.

Tomato Blossom End Rot - How to prevent it. A Frugal Garden tip that isn't included in the article is using Aspirin – Dissolve 3/4 of an uncoated asprin tablet in 1 gallon of water. Spray plants ever 2-3 weeks with the mixture to prevent fungus problems, including powdery mildew and black spot. It’s also been found to help some plants yield more fruit than using commercial fertilizers.

The Kitchnfrom The Kitchn

Indoor Meyer Lemon Trees for Winter

Dwarf Meyer Lemon trees are hardy, fragrant plants that grow well as an indoor household potted plant.