garden

Dealing with Dandelions in the Garden

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom gives you the good, as well as the bad, about dealing with dandelions in your yard or garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. These yellow puffs grow nearly anywhere and spread rapidly, so prepare yourself for the work ahead. The dandelion is a perennial flower capable of thriving in poor soils. Mature dandelions transform into …

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Growing Your Own Persimmons

Dan Fruits, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

It’s time to think about planting some trees. Cathy Isom lets you know about growing your own Persimmons. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. When it comes to growing your very own Persimmons, here are some varieties to consider:  Japanese Persimmons and American Persimmons.  Persimmons do well in southern climates, but there are varieties out there that are …

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Growing an Organic Garden-Do’s and Don’ts

Dan Organic, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom has some of the important do’s and don’ts when growing an organic garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Organic gardening is an entirely different way of gardening compared to conventional gardening, so its important to know the do’s and the don’ts.  Organic gardens require the addition of 4 inches of compost per year; using only …

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How to Plant and Grow Chives

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom has a few tips for you about how to plant and grow chives. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. It’s one of the most common garden herbs out there, probably because it’s so easy to grow. Chives are in the allium family and feature grass-like foliage topped with purple, pink or white blooms. It’s a perennial, …