Category: Herbs and Spices

  • Do Onions Grow Above Ground? (Best growing methods)

    Do Onions Grow Above Ground? (Best  growing methods)

    Onions are one of the most important and most used ingredients in every kitchen. The main dish is just not complete without onions! Have you ever wondered how this vegetable is grown? Do they grow above ground, just like every other vegetable, or underground? Onions are versatile because they can grow underground, in water, and […]

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  • Why Basil Leaves Turn White (And What You Can Do to Help)

    Why Basil Leaves Turn White (And What You Can Do to Help)

    Basil is a member of the mint family and is used worldwide. Popularized in the Mediterranean, the herb originated in India and was advanced by ancient routes revolving around the spice trade. It’s kind of some cool history, but the history doesn’t much matter when you’re wondering why the leaves on your basil plant are […]

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  • Why Do Garlic Plants Fall Over? (7 Reasons and Tips)

    Why Do Garlic Plants Fall Over? (7 Reasons and Tips)

    Garlic is a staple ingredient in many dishes, and you can find it in kitchens all around the globe. So, it’s no wonder that lots of people grow it in their gardens each year. One problem you might encounter as a garlic grower, however, is drooping plants. Drooping is a common problem with garlic. So, […]

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  • Growing and Storing Garlic: A Complete Guide

    Growing and Storing Garlic: A Complete Guide

    Growing garlic is a must for any garden, or at least it’s a must for any gardener who enjoys eating garlic on anything. Fresh garlic tastes so much better. But for years, I struggled to understand why my garlic didn’t do well. Thankfully, some research and adjusting how I tried to grow garlic has saved […]

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  • Is it Worth Growing Your Own Herbs?

    Is it Worth Growing Your Own Herbs?

    Every time we cook and wish we had a particular fresh ingredient, it makes us want to do an indoor herb garden. Of course, a completely indoor garden would also be fantastic. But is it worth growing your own herbs, let alone indoors? Most gardeners and cooks agree that an indoor herb garden is worth […]

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  • How to Pick Mint from Your Garden: a Guide to Harvest Time

    How to Pick Mint from Your Garden: a Guide to Harvest Time

    Growing mint doesn’t have to be scary or hard. In fact, it’s a pretty hard plant to kill – even if you’re trying to. So now that you’re growing mint, how and when do you harvest it? Harvest mint after the plant is at least 6 to 8 inches tall and before flowers blossom. Leave […]

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