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

rainbow swiss chard growing in garden

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

orange pumpkin growing outdoors on vine

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

growing eggplant in a container

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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The Fastest Growing Vegetables to Plant in Your Backyard

raised garden bed of lettuce kale green onions

Growing your own vegetables is an admirable effort. Leaving aside the health factor (a.k.a. the fact that you have full control over the organic growth of your own vegetables), vegetable growth is a chance to know more about the food you eat, to educate yourself on what’s good for your organism, and it’s a good …

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Perfect Potatoes: How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest at Home

close up fresh potatoes in pile

Perhaps you have never thought of “fresh” and “potatoes” in the same sentence. And that’s fair. We often think of potatoes as greasy, thinly sliced chips, french fries covered with oozing cheese, or baked potatoes smothered in sour cream and crispy bacon. As good as those things are—and when I say good I mean mouthwateringly transfixing—they lack …

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Guide to Growing Tea at Home for Black, Green, White, and Oolong Tea

harvesting tea leaves by hand

I’m about to spill some real tea. Clutch your pearls; here it is: Every tea, whether it is oolong, green, white, or black, comes from one plant—camellia sinensis. What makes them different is how they are harvested and what oxidation process they go through. One plant can supply you with black tea for slow mornings and …

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