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Tips for Growing Tomatoes

#1 Choose a sunny location –at least 8 hours of sun is ideal for tomato plants. #2 Plant the tomato 6-7 inches deep. (the taller the plant the deeper you can plant) -this helps the stability of the plant as it produces heavy fruit. #3 Choose light airy soil to plant in –this helps the root system develop strong roots. …

Beginners Guide to Gardening

Gardening can be intimidating for new gardeners. They may think it’s expensive, do not have enough space due to urban living, or just do not have a green thumb. We are here to explain a few ways for you to have a successful experience growing your own flowers and produce. #1 Decide where you want your garden There are many ways …

Everything you need to make SALSA

This article/recipe will tell you everything you will need in order to make salsa from your garden. There is nothing better than homemade salsa grown from the backyard that you can share with your friends. Plants you will need to grow… Tomatoes – I would recommend Burpee’s Fresh Salsa Tomato. You can chop this tomato into tiny cubes that will remain perfectly …

Understanding Fertilizer Labels and NPK Numbers

If you are looking to fertilize your lawn, annuals, perennials, or vegetables you will notice that all fertilizers have certain NPK numbers. These numbers can be hard to interpret and used properly. How do you know you are using them properly if you do not know what fertilizer is in them?  In this article, you will learn what NPK numbers …

Rosemary French Baguettes

2 16 oz French baguettes 5 cloves garlic, minced 4 fresh rosemary sprigs ½ Cup butter or margarine, melted Cut baguettes into 1 inch slices, cutting to, but not through, the bottom crust. Mince garlic and two rosemary sprigs and stir into butter. Brush between bread slices. Place remaining rosemary sprigs on tops of baguettes. Wrap in aluminum foil and …

Parsley Jelly

2 ½ Cups boiling water 10 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped ¼ Cups Cider vinegar 2 ½ Cups honey ½ (6 fluid oz) container liquid pectin   Make a strong infusion by pouring the boiling water over the parsley. Let stand for 15 min. Strain out the bits of parsley, and reserve liquid in a glass or stainless steel saucepan. Stir …

Lemon and Thyme Marinade

2 Tbsp strained fresh lemon juice 2 Tbsp fresh thyme, chopped 2 Tbsp olive oil   Mix ingredients in a small bowl. Makes about ¼ cup, enough for about 1 ½ to 2 lbs poultry

Mint Marinade

1/3 cups Molasses ¼ cups Fresh spearmint, minced 1 Tbsp ginger root; peeled and grated 3 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce 3 Tbsp hoisin sauce 2 Tbsp water 2 Garlic cloves, minced   Stir together all ingredients in a small bowl. Useful marinade for beef, pork, or lamb.