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20 Best Fruits, Veggies & Herbs To Grow In Containers For An Endless Supply Of Free Food

If you love fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs but don’t want to always drive to the grocery store to get them, consider container gardening. It is a …

Gardening

SpaceX scrubs Wednesday launch attempt due to high upper-level winds | Ars Technica

The company has new payload fairings and a new boat. Better luck this time with recovery?<p><b>Wednesday morning update</b>: Due to unfavorable upper-level …

Space Travel

9 Games to Play Inside With Your Kids on Rainy Days

Some boredom busters to get you through the day.<p>By<p>Feb 20 2018, 5:37 PM<p>When thunder clouds gather and rain makes playing outside impossible (at least …

Chemicals

Urban farmers are growing food in skips and abandoned warehouses without soil or sunlight

One inventive venture produces crops in an old air raid shelter<p>Farming is traditionally a countryside affair, due to the need for green space, …

Aquaponics

Shifting toward a greater understanding of bugs – the good and the bad

Reference books form a wall around my little desk. Three years may pass before I revisit one on bamboos, for example, but as I tell my colleagues: “When I need it, I really need it.”<p>One book that gets opened a lot more frequently than that is “Garden Insects of North America,” published in 2004. If …

Ecology

How to Start Vegetable Seed From Scratch - Organic Gardening

<i>Learn how to start vegetable seed and grow your own vegetables while saving money on seeds and plants. The following specific seeds are a good</i> …

Gardening

Grow food in your kitchen with these fun indoor gardening kits

<b>Made by a company called Back to the Roots, you can grow tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms, microgreens and more with minimal hassle.</b><p>The weather is cold …

Aquaponics

How to Ensure Your Rain Barrel Has Enough Water Pressure - Organic Gardening

One of the most overlooked aspects of using collected rainwater is the amount of water pressure it requires to successfully feed from the barrel to a …

Gardening

Beginner Guide for Vegetable Gardening

Decide whether you will plant in rows, in blocks, or on a grid. Rows will require the most space. Whichever method you choose, plan on allowing …

Mix Herbs and Vegetables in the Garden to Deter Pests Naturally

Growing organic, chemical-free garden veggies is the way to go. Not only does it taste better, it’s healthier for you and for the earth. Sometimes …

Gardening

28 Companion Planting Combinations To Grow The Tastiest, Most Bountiful Food & Beautiful Flowers

<i>Love gardening? Then you’ll love our brand new Kindle book: 605 Secrets For A Beautiful, Bountiful Organic Garden: Insider Secrets From A Gardening</i> …

Grindelia lanceolata page

<b>Grindelia lanceolata Nutt.</b><p><b>Family</b> - <b>Asteraceae</b><p><b>Stems</b> - To +1m tall, branching above, erect, herbaceous, glabrous, often reddish, from taproot.<p><b>Leaves</b> - …

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Silene regia page

<b>Silene regia Sims</b><p><b>Family</b> - <b>Caryophyllaceae</b><p><b>Stems</b> - To +1m tall, erect, herbaceous but stout, single or multiple from the base, simple in the basal 2/3, …

Spigelia marilandica page

<b>Spigelia marilandica L.</b><p><b>Family</b> - <b>Loganiaceae</b><p><b>Stems</b> - To +/-50cm tall, herbaceous, erect, glabrous, multiple from base, typically simple, minutely winged …

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Cosmos sulphureus page

<b>Cosmos sulphureus Cav. - Orange Cosmos</b><p><b>Family</b> - <b>Asteraceae</b><p><b>Stems</b> - No info yet.<p><b>Leaves</b> - No info yet.<p><b>Inflorescence</b> - No info yet.<p><b>Involucre</b> - No info …

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Wildflower Favorites

<i>Missouri's natural landscapes are rich in beautiful wildflowers. From the open, windswept prairies of the Osage plains to the rugged Ozark hills</i> …

Two Feet

An In-Depth Companion Planting Guide - Organic Gardening

A companion planting guide such as this one will show you which vegetables and flowers support or inhibit the growth of other plants and/or which …

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Companion Planting - Pairing Plants to Control the Insect Balance in Your Garden

Companion planting is an age old tradition, especially companion vegetable planting. It’s a gardening technique that involves planting two or more …

Gardening

10 Bug Repelling Plants Your Backyard Needs

If there’s anything I’ve learned from spending 30ish summers in Minnesota, it’s this: Nothing ruins a patio party faster than mosquitoes (except <i>maybe</i> …

Gardening

Flowers for honey bees

By: Jessie Keith<p><i>Rudbeckia lacinata</i> ‘Autumn Sun’ is a late-summer bloomer that bees love.<p>The decline in honey bees (<i>Apis mellifera</i>) has heightened the …

Choose the Right Grass Seed To Grow a Healthy Lawn

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The Complete Guide to Planting & Growing Grapes Successfully

Did you know that the oldest grape vine in America is over 400 years old? Or that grapes can help prevent heart attacks, help cure asthma, migraines, …

How to Grow Pomegranates

Pomegranates may be one of the friendliest fruit trees to grow in the home garden, as long as you live in a suitable environment. They are ancient …

How to Grow Tomatoes From Seed in Containers

How to Grow Tomatoes From Seed in Containers<p>Updated on February 11, 2018<p>Growing Tomatoes in Containers<p>In this article, I'll show you how to grow …

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