Tag: Growing

Sep 25

Growing Organic Irises

Intriguing Iris Info Growing irises is one of the most popular flowers to grow in the U.S. and worldwide. There are over 300 varieties of Irises growing worldwide, varying in color from nearly blackish-purple to yellow and white. Commercially, growing irises for their roots (orris root) is done for some perfumes and some brands of …

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Sep 24

Growing Organic Pumpkins

Pumpkin Facts If you’re growing pumpkins, you’ll pretty much be following the same guidelines as you’d follow for winter squash. The most ancient evidence of growing pumpkins dates back to around 7000 B.C. in Mexico. Farmers in the U.S. are currently growing pumpkins at around 1.5 billion pounds per year; gardeners add many more to …

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Jul 22

Growing and Preserving Cut Flowers

There is nothing more cheerful than vases full of fresh flowers placed around the house that have been grown and cut from your own garden. A cut flower is one that has been cut at the stem and placed in a vase of water. Cut flowers are grown from both annual and perennial plants. Here …

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