Beginner Gardener

Organic Basil: Everything You Need to Know

Organic Basil: Everything You Need to Know

Includes the Best Pesto Pasta Recipe Ever

Basil can arguably be one of the best herbs to grow in your home garden. The amazing earthy aroma and sweet taste make it a stable for many dishes. Basil can be used in tomato sauces, teas, on sandwiches, or to make incredible pesto to eat as a dip for your veggies or poured over noodles.

If you have used basil in the past, you might have bought a plant from the store. An organic basil plant can cost anywhere between $4-$6 for just one plant. While that might work if you just use a basil leaf here or there, but what if you are planning to make your own pesto? Just one plant is just not going to cut it. Pesto is so easy and tastes so much better homemade, who wouldn’t want to make their own?

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Everything You Need to Know to Grow Organic Strawberries

Organic strawberries

Imagine each morning walking outside your door to pick bowls full of ripe, juicy, red strawberries. Having strawberries in your home garden can be such a fun and tasty addition. The ease of growing strawberries makes them a great choice even for the new gardener. Strawberries are great in salads, jams, pies, or eaten plain.

Here is everything you need to know to grow bountiful amounts of organic strawberries.

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6 Benefits to Starting Your Garden from Seeds

Benefits to Starting Your Garden from Seeds

When the warm weather starts coming, it’s hard not to get excited about getting outside and starting your garden. One of the first things you might think to do is to run to a local nursery and buy your favorite vegetable plants. Starting a garden by buying plants might seem like the easiest way to go, however, starting vegetables from seeds is a lot easier than one might think. The benefits can help give you a long and healthy garden throughout the season.

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February Gardening Tips for the Northeast

February Gardening Tips for the Northeast

Are you looking for a solution to getting rid of those pesky spider mites?

The weather in the Northeast Region of the U.S. has been freezing cold and filled with snow. The days, however, are growing longer. With longer days comes the promise of spring. Yes, spring is coming. Use this month to prepare your garden for spring and much more.

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What You Need To Know About Growing Aloe Vera

What You Need To Know About Growing Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a plant that is extremely sensitive to frost. This makes it difficult to grow outside for most of the country. If you cannot grow your aloe vera plant outdoors, let’s bring it indoors.

Aloe vera is not a difficult plant to grow indoors. With a little know how, soon you will be enjoying all the benefits of the plant in the comfort of your own home. Here is what you need to know about growing aloe vera:

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