growing

Growing Your Own Lettuce

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom has a few tips for you about growing your own lettuce. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. There are a variety of lettuce options you can have for your salads – and you can grow them right at home. Such as Arugula, French Crisp, Butter Lettuce, Romaine, Iceberg, and Leaf Lettuce.  Lettuce, no matter the variety, …

harvest

How to Harvest Your Homegrown Dill

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom continues her series on dill with these tips about how to harvest your very own homegrown dill. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Dill leaves should be harvested before the plant comes into flower. If you’re not collecting the seeds, snip the flower heads off so you can continue to pluck the leaves.  Snip the leaves …

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 …

plant

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, …