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8 Ways to Speed up Garlic Growth for a Faster Harvest

Until recently, I had only associated garlic with the chasing away of vampires and the terrible taste it leaves in your mouth. However, since taking over the management of Grandpappy’s veggie plot, I have been hearing a lot of extremely good things about garlic worth sharing with you. For instance, did you know these fascinating …

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How to Plant and Grow Onions in Pots (Step-by-Step)

Onions are a cool season crop, growing from fall through winter. This means that the plants should be planted in pots at least by the middle of fall. Plants grown from seeds will need to be cultivated earlier, so that they can develop before being planted. Onions growing in pots need to be watered regularly, …

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How to propagate strawberry plants from cuttings (step-by-step instructions)

Strawberry plants are easy to propagate from cuttings. You can use either softwood or hardwood cuttings. The only difference between the two is that softwood cuttings will root faster than hardwood cuttings, but are more likely to die if the roots don’t have enough time to develop before being planted into soil. Here’s how to …

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18 Houseplants that Bloom Year-Around

While flowering plants are some of the most beautiful plants in the world, many plants only produce flowers for a few months of the year. Thankfully, if you choose the right plants and keep them indoors, you can enjoy flowers all year!  Which houseplants bloom year-round? If you’re searching for indoor plants that bloom from …

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10 Foods You Can Grow from Kitchen Scraps (Step-by-Step Instructions)

Almost every delicacy prepared must include spices and herbs as the basis for cooking. The high cost of obtaining natural herbs and spices makes it more favorable for people to plant instead of constantly buying them from stores. For instance, did you know that you can grow and quickly harvest various herbs and spices in …

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Are Wood Cutting Boards Sanitary?

Many people have several wooden cutting boards in their kitchen—one for fruits and vegetables, one for raw meat, and maybe one or two more. But why do people use them? It’s not just because they’re pretty to look at; it’s also because wooden cutting boards are sanitary and safer than plastic ones if cleaned correctly.  …

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Is Black Furniture Okay For a Living Room?

If you’re looking to update your living room, you might consider getting rid of some of the old furniture and replacing it with something new. While there are many changes you can make in your living room, adding some black furniture might be just what you need. In order to create a luxurious and classy …

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Beef Enchilada Dinner Recipe

Enchiladas, burritos, quesadillas, and fajitas–there are so many options when you decide to eat Mexican food that it can be hard to know the differences. If you are curious about the differences between these popular Mexican dishes, read on. Does your family love going to the local Mexican restaurant to enjoy special dishes like enchiladas, …

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The architecture of Tokyo: 10 of the most striking buildings

Tokyo is known for its density and spanning size, which has given rise to apartment buildings with shoebox like living arrangements, as well as towering glass behemoths. Let’s take a look at the architecture of the city, and some of its most striking buildings.  The architecture of Tokyo has largely been shaped by the city’s …

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What Wood is Best for Cutting Boards?

I knew I had officially transformed into a real adult when I became enthralled with a beautiful cutting board. The smooth expanse of end-grain walnut and maple, both excellent wood for cutting boards, drew my eye. Artfully arrayed in a blade-friendly edge-grain checkerboard pattern, the hardwoods promised years of use. Immediately, I envisioned that board …

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