By Erin Marissa Russell Ready to attract lots of mason bees to pollinate your garden? We’ve got the best tips and tricks for how to roll out the red carpet for these little bees. If you’ve never heard of mason bees, suffice it to say that one mason bee does the work of 100 … [Read more...]
What are the three types of cuttings?
QUESTION: What are the three types of cuttings? I've heard of green cuttings, but then someone told me there are two other types and I'm not sure what they're talking about. A cutting is a cutting, isn't it? - Angela E ANSWER: There are three main types of cuttings and one … [Read more...]
How do you take green cuttings?
By Jennifer Poindexter QUESTION: How do you take green cuttings? I was hoping to get some from my neighbor and I don't want to harm her plant, but I definitely want my cutting to live! - Alice P ANSWER: Green cuttings are cuttings removed from an herbaceous plant. This type … [Read more...]
4 Varieties of Peanuts for the Home Garden and How to Grow Them
By Jennifer Poindexter Have you ever considered growing your own peanuts? If you enjoy freshly roasted peanuts or homemade peanut butter, this plant might deserve your consideration. However, growing your own peanuts isn’t as simple as making the decision to grow them and … [Read more...]
Are peanuts easy to grow?
QUESTION: Are peanuts easy to grow? I think it would be fun to try and grow them because I've never attempted it, but I'm still mostly a beginner gardener. -Heather C. ANSWER: Yes, peanuts are easy to grow. The main thing is ensuring you have the appropriate amount of … [Read more...]
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