herb

Growing the Herb with a Peppery Taste

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom fills you in about the qualities of the under appreciated herb with a peppery taste.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Savory is an under-appreciated herb. It has a wonderful peppery taste without being too spicy. The plant looks like a cross between rosemary and thyme, and it’s the ultimate lure for bees, attracting them instantly …

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Get Rid of Grasshoppers the Organic Way

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom has a few interesting tips about getting rid of grasshoppers in your garden the organic way. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Grasshoppers can be a gardening nightmare. Fortunately, there are natural ways to deter them, or reduce their numbers considerably.  These insects do not discriminate, grasshoppers will eat almost anything in your yard and garden. …

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Beginning Gardener Vegetable Garden Layouts

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom tells you about some brilliant vegetable garden layout ideas for beginning gardener. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Growing vegetables at home can be done if you’ve never done it before, if you don’t have a traditional garden bed and you’re short on space.  The best space-saving gardens can be done with raised garden beds, vertical …

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Tips for Growing Cauliflower at Home

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom has a few great tips for growing cauliflower at home. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Cauliflower is the most versatile member of the brassica family.  Like broccoli, cauliflower’s edible part is the flower bud.  Rows of compact heads – either white or in eye-catching oranges and purples — is a magnificent sight in any garden. …

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Pesky Critter Known for Attacking Plants

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom tells you about the pesky garden critter known for attacking plants from the ground up. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If you’ve noticed that your garden isn’t thriving like it should, you may have a cutworm problem.  A cutworm is the caterpillar state (or larvae) of a variety of nocturnal moths. These moths don’t usually …