Uteki

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Date registered: November 14, 2013

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  1. Growing Organic Basil — March 22, 2017
  2. Jobs to Do in the Garden During March — March 5, 2017
  3. How to Grow a Pineapple Plant from a Grocery Store Pineapple — February 1, 2017
  4. Marvelous Mint – Planting, Harvesting, and Usage — January 15, 2017
  5. Plant Fall Flowers To Brighten Cool November — November 2, 2016

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Mar 22

Growing Organic Basil

Growing organic basil (pronounced bay-zul) is both easy and rewarding. We use it as a fresh herb all summer in various dishes, especially Asian and Italian cuisine. Sweet basil is typically the most common variety you’ll find if you’re planning on growing organic basil. Tropical areas in India and Asia have been growing basil for …

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Mar 05

Jobs to Do in the Garden During March

There is an old saying that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. This refers to March as being a little bit unpredictable, with strong winds and heavy showers. Even a sharp frost can catch you out this month. But when the sun does shine this month it has some …

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Feb 01

How to Grow a Pineapple Plant from a Grocery Store Pineapple

Pineapples take time to grow. In fact, once you plant a pineapple stem in your garden, it can take about 2 years for the plant to reach a height of about 25 to 30 inches. At this stage, you can see the plant producing fruits. Growing a Pineapple from Stem In order to grow pineapple …

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Jan 15

Marvelous Mint – Planting, Harvesting, and Usage

Mint or Mentha is much more than a plant grown to brew tea. The aromatic fresh green leaves can be used in the kitchen to spice up a fruit salad, sherbet, and ice cream. There are numerous other reasons to grow mint. The list includes the following: The rich nectar and pollen attracts beneficial insects …

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Nov 02

Plant Fall Flowers To Brighten Cool November

November in southern California usually ushers in cooler temperatures and possibly rain, which means gardeners can take a break from constant care and watering of plants and trees and instead focus on adding color and fall vegetables to their gardens. Plant Hearty Chrysanthemums: Chrysanthemums love fall. They are annuals that need very little care. Plant …

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Oct 31

Planting Spring Flowering Bulbs

Spring season brings colorful flowers, chirping birds and warmth which makes the entire atmosphere vibrant and cheerful. If you want a colorful display of flowers in your garden during spring then you can plant bulbs. Autumn is the perfect time to plant flowering bulbs that produce beautiful flowers during the spring season. There are many …

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Oct 14

Spruce Up Your Yard for Fall

Chunky sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes and multi-colored leaves — some things are simply quintessentially fall. Others like giving your home an outdoor face-lift may not necessarily be top of mind, but rich fall colors open up a realm of possibilities for creative yard decorations. Not just for the summer and holiday seasons, outdoor décor help …

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Oct 11

Fall Gardening – Planting Daffodil Bulbs in Your Garden

Daffodils are amongst the most popular flowering plants that are grown throughout the world. They are known for their unmatched beauty that has the potential of transforming the garden completely. Daffodil is also known as Narcissus and it has many spring flowering varieties. The varieties of this flowering plant are very diverse and they come …

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Oct 09

Growing Organic Raspberries

Raspberry Facts Growing organic raspberries have a dual usage; berries for eating and leaves for tea. Raspberry leaves can be dried and used for herbal and medicinal teas. Growing organic raspberries contain significant amounts of antioxidants which have been proven to improve your overall vascular health. There are two main types to be aware of when …

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Oct 02

When and How to Harvest Pumpkins

Pumpkins bring us a bounty of joy during the holidays including the Jack-O-lantern, decorative pumpkins, pies and cakes. Pumpkin is widely used during the Halloween season for fun festivities and in the Thanksgiving season to thank God for the bountiful harvest. Fall is the time when the pumpkins are ready for harvesting. It is crucial to know when …

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