cleansing

Raising Your Own Cleansing Soapnut Trees

Dan Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

How to raise your own cleansing soapberries.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If you’re looking for an eco-friendly soap that you can use for many applications in your home, soapnuts are an awesome option you can grow yourself. The shell, or the outer layer of the drupe, contains saponin. This creates a soaping effect when the shell …

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Unique Berry that Tastes Like a Baked Apple

Dan Fruits, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

A unique berry that tastes like a baked apple.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If you want a special berry plant to add to your garden, consider growing cloudberries. These small, rare, delicate plants produce delicious berries and take up such little space.  And, they taste like baked apples. Cloudberries are typically found in the alpine and …

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Growing a Tangerine Tree No Matter Where You Live

Dan Citrus, Fruits, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

How to grow a Tangerine Tree no matter where you live.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Tangerine trees belong in the same citrus family as oranges, lemons, and limes. They’re a hybrid of mandarin oranges, and there are a ton of different varieties out there. Such as Clementine, Dancy, Honey, Kara, Pixie, and Yosemite. Whether growing tangerines …

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One Herb You Don’t Want to Miss Out on Growing

Dan Herbs, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

The one herb you don’t want to miss out on growing.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If you’ve eaten Mexican food, you have more-than-likely eaten root beer plant chopped in sweet and savory dishes or wrapped around food to form a delicious edible parcel. What you may not realize is that what you were eating was the …

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Cold-Hardy Succulents to Have Around the House

Dan Nursery Crops, This Land of Ours

Some cold-hearty succulents to have around the house this winter.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Succulent season doesn’t end when summer does. There’s a slew of these pretty plants that can take as much cold as winter can dish out. Plant them outdoors for year-round color. They can take below-zero temperatures as long as you give them …