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The Wild Leek from Malta

Article taken from the bananabeltgardening.com forum, and the article and photos are by Peggy A. Rowe-Snyder The Wild Leek from Malta Allium commutatum Here is an interesting plant for you to consider growing!  The Wild Leek from Malta. This is … Continue reading

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More on Basil

Article is from www.bananabeltgardening.com forum and written by my friend, Patty Spencer of Roseburg, OR. I don’t cook with Basil. (Actually, I try my best not to cook at all!) …But I’ve grown an abundance of it every year, for as … Continue reading

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Basil is the fragrant king of herbs

Basil is the fragrant king of herbs CORVALLIS, OR – Sweet basil. Its scientific name (Ocimum basilicum) means “fragrant king,” and many would agree it is the king of herbs. Basil is as beautiful as it is useful. Foliage colors … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Seed Tape

Article taken from www.bananabeltgardening.com forum and written by my friend, Patty Spencer of Roseburg, OR. Getting bored waiting for spring?  Making your own seed tape is not only something that can be done as a project with the kids, but … Continue reading

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Kitty Litter is Good for What???!!

Start Seeds in Kitty Litter Regular, fragrance-free kitty litter makes a great seed starting medium. It remains moist but not soggy and provides lots of spaces between particles for good root development. I fill seedling trays with moistened kitty litter, … Continue reading

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