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How to Grow Beets In Your Garden

Growing Beets – How to grow Beets Beets as it is shortly called, Beetroot, is one of the most nutritious root vegetable. Beetroot is the common name for Beta Vulgaris. Beets is the tap root of the beetroot plant. Beetroot belongs to the family amaranthaceae. Spinach, Chard and Amaranth are all related!  If you are wondering how to grow beets, let me tell you this, growing beets is as easy as growing spinach. The best part about growing beets is that you can consume the leaves as […]

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Growing Basil – How To Grow Basil Plants

Growing Basil – How to grow basil in your garden Basil, known by the Botanical name Ocimum Basilicum, is one of the most popular herbs and the easiest to grow in a kitchen garden. Growing basil is also fun since there are so many varieties of basil to choose from. You name a flavor, there is a variety of basil with it. Lemon Basil, Cinnamon Basil, Clove Basil.. See what I am saying? Growing Basil in a container or in the ground outdoor is very easy if […]

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Growing Jalapeno Peppers – Tips on Jalapeno Plant Care

Growing Jalapenos – How to Grow Jalapeno Plant The Jalapeno pepper plant is the most important plant in your garden if you are into mexican cuisine. Jalapeno plant belongs to the same family as any solanaceae which includes bell peppers, fiery bhut jolokia. Despite being in the same family of hottest chillies, jalapeno peppers are not very hot in SHU scale and can be enjoyed by everyone. It is also the only pepper that is enjoyed when it is green and never ripened. Growing Jalapeno peppers is […]

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How to Grow Parsley in Your Garden

 Parsley, known by the botanical name Petroselinum Crispum, is a herb grown for its aromatic flavor. Parsley is used in many dishes and also used as a garnish. Growing Parsley not only is useful in the kitchen but also as a beautiful ornamental plant. Parsley leaves some what resemble cilantro in appearance. The nutritious plant is rarely affected by diseases and pests. Parsley is a biennial. In tropical places, it continues to grow as long as the weather allows it. In temperate weather, Parsley herb is treated […]

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Growing Zinnias – Tips on How to Plant Zinnias

Growing Zinnias – How to grow ZInnia flowers Zinnia flowers (Zinnia Elegans) are very colorful and an addition to your garden that it will make it vibrant. With so many different colors and growing habits such as tall and dwarf, planting zinnias in your garden is worth it. In this article, you will learn how to plant zinnias in your garden. Vegetables take a prominent place in my garden. Atleast they used to. Thanks to my 2 year old daughter, I have started to add flowers in […]

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Growing Kale in Your Garden

  Growing Kale – Dino Kale Kale also known as borecole is a plant that belongs to the species Brassica Oleracea. Kale plant comes in green or purple leaves. Though it belongs to the same family of cabbage, Kale plant doesn’t form a head. Kale plant is very nutritious and is rich in iron and vitamins like A and C. Kale plant is a must have for any gardener when it comes to healthy eating. Kale plants are very hardy and robust. They do well in different […]

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