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Best Starter Veggies for the Beginner Home Gardener

Dan Fruits, Herbs, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

The best starter veggies for the beginner home gardener. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If you’ve never gardened before, but want to give it a try this year, a great place to start is by choosing the appropriate veggies and fruits to grow that match your abilities. This means taking stock of your outdoor, or indoor, space, the …

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What to Plant and More Importantly What Not to Plant Right Now

Dan Fruits, Herbs, Nursery Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

What to plant now, and more importantly what not to plant. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Seeds germinate based on the soil temperature at the seed level. If your area is still experiencing cooler weather, the seeds that can germinate right now are beets, radishes, spinach, Swiss chard, leaf lettuce, peas, collards greens, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, onions, parsley, …

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Spotting, Stopping, and Prevent Some Destructive Pests

Dan Fruits, Herbs, Nursery Crops, Pest/Pest Control, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

How to spot, stop, and prevent some destructive pests in your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Armyworms are pesky pests that eat grass, vegetables, and ornamentals, destroying entire plants quickly. Armyworms aren’t worms. They’re the caterpillars of several moth species. The markings are hard to distinguish and tell apart from other larvae species. There are several …

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Herb and House Plant Varieties to Grow Hydroponically

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

Some easy herb and house plant varieties to grow hydroponically. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If you’d like to try the no-soil zero maintenance method of growing herbs and plants hydroponically, here are some easy varieties to start with. For herbs, choose Mint, Oregano, Basil, Rosemary, Lavender, and Sage. For growing houseplants hydroponically, try English Ivy, Philodendron, Coleus, …

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Getting Started Growing Houseplants Hydroponically

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

How to get started growing houseplants hydroponically. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. There are a handful of herbs and houseplants that can grow hydroponically, meaning they can survive without potting soil, in just a vase full of water. To get started, pick a plant that you know will root in water and cut off a section just below …

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Zero-Maintenance Method for Growing Houseplants

Dan Fruits, Herbs, Nursery Crops, Organic, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

A zero-maintenance method for growing houseplants. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. There are no-soil and zero maintenance methods for anyone wanting to grow houseplants… growing them hydroponically. And, there are more than a dozen of herbs and plants that can survive without potting soil, and as easily in just a vase full of water. Not only is this dirt-free …

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Color Changing Flowers to Plant in the Garden for “Rainbow” Blooms

Dan Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

The color-changing flowers that is just what your garden needs. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. When it comes to roses, you can find varieties that bloom in just about every color of the rainbow. If you haven’t heard of the shrub rose variety Peach Lemonade, you’re in for a treat. At first, its flowers are a vibrant yellow, …