How to Improve Clay Soil In Your Yard And Garden

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Do you have a garden with clay soil? If you do, you are probably having a difficult time with your vegetable and flower garden. There are, however, ways on how to improve clay soil to make it ideal for your plants to grow in. Clay soil is characterized as consisting of 50% heavy clay or clay ...

Organic Vegetable Gardening: So Rewarding

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When it comes to growing your own food, you want to consume the healthiest produce and ensure that you are continuing the safest practices possible. This is why organic gardening and the techniques associated with it are so important in our day and age. While much of the world has given themselves over to GMO ...

3 Easy Vegetables to Grow as a Beginner

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No green thumb? No problem! Growing vegetables doesn’t need to be hard. Some veggies are easier to grow than others, making them perfect for inexperienced gardeners. Here are 3 easy vegetables to grow. 1. Lettuce Most households eat lettuce a few times a week, if not everyday. Imagine salad fresh from the garden! Luckily, lettuce is super ...

How to Ripen Fruits and Vegetables Using Ethylene?

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“Putting a ripe apple or two in with a bowl of tomatoes and covering lightly soon ripens the tomatoes. The cover is to first keep the gas in the bowl and second to keep fruit flies out.” We received this helpful tip from our customer Ernest Barkes of North Saanich, BC, Canada. His knowledge of ethylene, ...

You Probably Had No Clue How These Everyday Foods Grow

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Peanuts, vanilla, black pepper – these foods are by no means exotic, and you probably use them regularly in the kitchen. But, can you envisage a peanut flower, a vanilla orchid or a peppercorn vine? Keep reading to learn the extraordinary beginnings of these ordinary foods. Peanuts Image credit: Jojonicdao There are several misconceptions about the peanut. Some ...

Boost your Immune System Naturally with Broccoli

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Broccoli is one of the best vegetables you can eat to promote good health, and help prevent many often devastating health problems including hypertension, diabetes, cancer, osteoarthritis and allergies. And the good news for people who struggle to grow broccoli in their own kitchen gardens (because it does have a tendency to bolt before the ...

Top Three Vegetables that Help Fight Cancer

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Cancer is a killer, which is why it stands to reason we should be embracing every possible way to beat it. Millions of people die from cancer and cancer-related diseases every year; many more spend years fighting it. But the good news is that some vegetables can help you fight cancer and protect yourself from its ...

Top 10 Trend-setting Vegetables

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It’s not just fashion, hairstyles and interior design that have changing trends, even vegetables can be trend setters. The online Canadian foodie magazine, bon appétit traced vegetable trends over a period of more than four decades, and published there top ten list of trend-setting vegetables this week. Top Ten Trend-Setting Vegetables Avocado Pears were the greatest trend setters ...