By Lars Hundley According to a new study at Penn State University, consuming broccoli may provide notable health benefits, including fortifying the gut lining and reducing disease vulnerability. Researchers discovered a specific molecule in broccoli that binds with a receptor … [Read more...]
Why are my basil leaves turning yellow?
QUESTION: Why are my basil leaves turning yellow? I started with starter plants and not from seed this year, and the rest of the stuff in my garden seems to be doing ok. I can't figure out what might be wrong. - Emily Y JENNIFER POINDEXTER AT GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: There … [Read more...]
How to Grow Papalo Herb (Porophyllum ruderale)
By Jennifer Poindexter Papalo is a leafy green herb that’s known for having a similar flavor as cilantro. This crop is high in vitamins and nutrients. Plus, it’s known for enjoying warmer growing temperatures. This herb is not only used for culinary purposes but is also a … [Read more...]
Caring for a Rex Begonia Vine Houseplant (Cissus discolor)
By Jennifer Poindexter The rex begonia vine is a houseplant that’s hard to miss. Its scientific name is cissus discolor, and it isn’t related to the rex begonia at all. In fact, this plant is more closely related to a grape plant than a begonia. Yet, the foliage of the two … [Read more...]
Why is my peace lily drooping?
QUESTION: Why is my peace lily drooping? I bought it several months ago, and it was fine at first but now I'm having problems with it. - Elizabeth K GARDENING CHANNEL'S JENNIFER POINDEXTER REPLIES: Your peace lily could be drooping for a variety of reasons. The first reason is … [Read more...]
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