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The Tomato Tutorial: How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Tomatoes

Question: Are tomatoes a fruit or a vegetable? The age-old question that has stoked as much fiery rhetoric as the chicken-or-egg debate. My answer: Does it matter? I just call them delicious. And honestly, there’s a much more important question: How do you grow tomatoes? With helpful tomato growing tips, an everything-you-need-to-know guide to tomatoes, …

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How to Grow Carrots: The Ultimate Guide

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What’s up doc? An endless supply of delicious, crunchy carrots is not just for cartoon bunnies anymore. Using this all-encompassing guide, you can learn how to grow your own carrots–and keep growing them–for years to come. Carrots are a delicious, nutritious, versatile veggie. They have beneficial vitamins and minerals, including biotin, potassium, vitamin A, K1, and …

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Grow Your Own Cilantro from Seeds or Cuttings With This Easy Guide

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There’s nothing like fresh herbs to make your recipes pop, and even if you don’t cook, herbs are a fragrant addition to your garden. Cilantro (also known as coriander or Chinese parsley) is hardy, easy to grow, and may promote healthy skin and reduce inflammation, among other health benefits, when ingested. It can grow from …

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All About Lettuce: Varieties and Interesting Facts

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Lettuce has been cultivated for thousands of years as supplemental food stuff and has become a staple in most cultures as the perfect leafy green to serve alongside favorite main dishes. Although you may have heard from time to time it truly has no nutritional value, you can most definitely ignore this advice as all …

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