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How to Grow Lavender: The Ultimate Guide on Growing Lavender

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With its calming scent, beautiful flowers, and loads of health benefits, there are countless things to love about lavender. One of those is how easy it is to grow! Simply follow a few easy planting and maintenance tips and you could have your very own lavish lavender plants, providing you with an endless supply of this wonder …

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How to Grow Mint from Seed: Growing Mint Indoors and in Pots

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The taste of mint is a breath of fresh air, it reminds us of clean mouths, candy canes during the holidays, and delicious, refreshing beverages. Mint is an awesome herb that we all encounter on a regular basis. If you are like me, though, a regular basis is not enough; I want MORE mint. This is …

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How to Grow Cucumbers: The Complete Guide for Backyard Gardeners

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There is absolutely nothing like a crisp, hydrating cucumber on a hot summer day. Nothing like it except for a crisp, hydrating cucumber that you grew in your own garden. Cucumbers are an extremely easy vegetable to care for that grow rapidly in size, outpacing most other vegetables. They not only are delicious, their vines are a gorgeous, …

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How to Grow Lettuce Indoors: A Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Greens

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Lettuce is the unsung hero of great salads, burgers, and wraps. It can help with weight loss, it fights off inflammation, promotes great and brain health, and aids in digestion. The question is: How do you grow your own lettuce indoors? You might think this is a difficult process, or maybe you just don’t know …

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Where to Buy Vegetable Seeds Online: 7 Trusted Sources for All Your Garden’s Seeds

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Growing vegetables is a practice that lies at the base of agriculture. Good practices are important because they help deliver vegetables that are healthy and very important for human nutrition. But growing vegetables has recently turned into somewhat of a hobby, and people need to be congratulated and supported in their endeavor to eat healthy …

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Pumpkin Planting Tips: How to Grow a Pumpkin in 2020

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Did you know that pumpkins are a wonderful source of vitamin A? They are also rich in antioxidants, are packed with vitamins that are good for your immune system, have low-calorie content and can promote weight loss, and are good for your heart health. Too bad you can’t carve them and make fun Halloween decorations …

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How to Grow Eggplant: Top Tips for Planting Eggplant

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Did you know that eggplants aren’t actually vegetables, but berries? Even more, they are actually related to the beloved tomato (which, as you know, isn’t a vegetable either, but a fruit). Vegetables or not, we do know that eggplants are really good for your health, as they are rich in antioxidants, are believed to reduce …

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How to Plant and Grow Sweet Potatoes in Your Backyard

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This tutorial is for the people who recognize that when a waiter gives you the choice between getting sweet potato fries or regular fries, there is a correct answer. And it is not the one that begins with “regular.” Sweet potatoes, after all, are anything but regular. They are unbelievably delicious, extremely versatile, and packed with nutrients. They …

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