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Growing Shrubs in Containers
Many people grow shrubsin the ground. It the normal thing to do, right? Why not mix it up a little bit and plant your next shrub into a pot. If you put the pot on wheels, you can move it to other areas of your yard more easily then digging it up and transplanting it.
Planting a Privet Hedge
Privet's provide a nice carefree hedge and they are fast growing. If you want some privacy from the neighbors, than planting a privet hedge is a good way to accomplish this.
How to Grow French Tarragon
There are two different varieties of tarragon, so when choosing to grow tarragon for cooking, make sure you grab the right one. Look for plants marked "French tarragon."
Differences Between Sweet Potatoes and Yams
Sweet potatoes and yams, which one is better and what other differences are there between the two? This article is a look into that gold-orange potato that we serve mainly for Thanksgiving Day dinner. When I think of sweet potatoes, I think of something sweet to eat, like candied yams.
Gardening in Spite of the Weather
Time has come for gardens to be planted, weeded and watered. Late in the season, and you didn't get the garden worked up, don't worry. It is possible to plant and weed the garden at the same time, inspite of the wet ground and weeds.
Dill, Anethum graveolens is an important spice, especially if you are canning pickles. This herb is easy to grow and even if you don't use it for pickles, you can grow it for other reasons.
Starting Chives Indoors
If you want an early start with your chives, why not start them indoors first? Once the chives are growing, what is the best way to preserve them for use during the winter months? This weeks article will answer some of those questions.
Growing Chives in the Garden
No garden is complete without some chives growing. The green color is often used to garnish food dishes, as well as provide a hint of onion flavor.
Basil in the Garden
You can grow your own basil, eliminating the need to buy herbs at the store. Some herbs are hardy to grow outdoors all year long, while others you may want to grow outdoors during the summer and take indoors when the weather turns cold.
Bricks in the Garden
Instead of buying new bricks, you can reuse old bricks. For some projects, it doesn't make a difference whether you remove the mortar from the old bricks or leave it on. Bricks are functional, especially when they are used around the garden area.
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