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Caring for your Kalanchoe

HOW TO GROWKalanchoes require at least 4 hours of direct sunlight daily in order to flower profusely and retain their foliage colors. TEMPERATUREIdeal temperatures are 50 to 60°F in the…

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Herb Blends to DIY

Did you know you can DIY your own spice mixes for cooking! Use herbs from your garden to create delicious and fresh herb blends – recipes below! The following recipes…

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Great Garlic!

Garlic…measure with your heart. “There’s no such thing as ‘too much garlic!’” Learn all the uses of garlic! Click here for more information on gardening from Ashcombe! HISTORYMany of the…

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Ficus (Fig Trees)

Ficus is a great centerpiece plant for your home. Fig trees are luscious, green, and can come with ornate trunks. Learn the different varieties of ficus! Click here for more…

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Growing Ferns

Ferns are a diverse group of plants great for use inside or outside. Read below to learn more about caring for your ferns! Click here for more gardening guides from…

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Drying Herbs

Harvest your herbs early in the day before essential oils have a chance to dry off. Spray foliage in early morning and let dry, then prune to desired length. When…

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Dracaena (Dragon Plant)

A member of the Agave Family. These handsome foliage plants come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and grow in different ways. They are among the most reliable of…

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Growing Leeks

A leek is an onion-like plant used in cooking and recognized by its distinct odor. Leeks are relative of onions, chives and garlic. PLANTING AND CULTURELeeks like rich, deep loam,…

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Growing Lavender

Lavender is a great herb that can be used to create essential oils or used for relaxation. Learn the best way to grow your lavender. Click here to see more…

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Growing and Using Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi is an interesting looking vegetable that can be used in soups, stews, or as side dishes. Follow this guide to get your kohlrabi growing this season. Be sure to…

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