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Starting Your Own Highly Productive Horseradish Crop

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

How to start your own horseradish crop. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Horseradish root is exceptionally easy to grow, highly productive, and has a lot of other uses – including making homemade wasabi and the key ingredient in cocktail sauce. It’s also great for clearing sinuses. Horseradish is one of the best all-around companion plants to ward …

chili pepper

Helpful Tips to Improve Your Chili Pepper Harvest

Dan Field Crops, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

What you need to know to help improve your chili pepper harvest. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.  Chilis bring the heat to your culinary dishes, and they’re a fantastic option for new gardeners. These plants tend to produce well even if you don’t pay much attention to them. Here’s what you can do for them to give you …

september

September Chores for Getting the Garden Winter-Ready

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

Some September chores for getting your garden winter-ready. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The beginning of September is a good time to divide irises and day lilies, fertilize fescue lawns, and start cool-season vegetable seedlings. It’s also a good time to plant cover crops, such as peas, oats, crimson clover, and annual rye grass on the fallow winter …

breadfruit

Breadfruit is Historically Significant Fruit with Many Uses

Dan Fruits, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

The historically significant fruit with many uses. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. People stranded on tropical islands in the middle of the ocean used to survive on breadfruit.  From the same family as mulberry and jackfruit, breadfruit is similar in texture to freshly cooked bread and tastes a little like a potato. Breadfruit can be found growing worldwide, …

climbing

Runner Beans are a Colorful Climbing Edible Perennial Plant

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

A colorful climbing and edible plant to add to your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Until recently, you’d typically only find runner beans in British gardens, but now, they claim spaces in gardens all over the world. It’s easy to see why. These tall vines produce colorful flowers and beans, acting as an edible and ornamental …

eggplant harvest

Some Ways to Increase Your Eggplant Harvest

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Some ways to increase your eggplant harvest. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.  There are many ways to increase your eggplant harvest and grow huge plants. Avoid planting your eggplant seedlings too early. These plants grow best when they’re in warm conditions. And since these plants have broad leaves, these seedlings grow quickly. One trick to speed up their growth …