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Common Pests and Disease

Pests and Disease Aphids: These are small brown colored insects. They suck the sap from the leaves and branches...

How to Propagate a Rosemary Plant from Stem Cuttings

Learn how to take rosemary cuttings from an established mother plant and grow new rosemary plants in containers that can be moved outside in...

Seeds germination guide

Name Month Requirements Days for Germination Special Instruction Antirrhinum Winter Cover the planting tray or pot with plastic (or a dome) to preserve moisture and then place it in a location...

Seed Germination in Stevia rebaudiana

Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, Asteraceae) is a non-caloric natural-source alternative to artificially produced sugar substitutes. The sweet compounds pass through the digestive process without...

Pesticides and Vegetable Disease Control

Fungicides can be a great help in preventing diseases when properly applied to the plant foliage. Since fungicides are preventive, they should be applied...

The Vegetable Plot

In the working vegetable garden, the overall visual design may not he important. Vegetables are, of course, decorative in their own right, and even...

There’s No Place Like Loam: Preparing Your Soil for Planting

Some gardeners are downright contentious about the word soil, insisting that it’s not the same thing as dirt. Soil, they insist, is the stuff...

How to Get USDA Organic Certification

As a farmer, retailer or other business, gaining USDA organic certification status is a savvy and ethical business move. However, it's not enough to...



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