GROWING LOOSE-LEAF LETTUCE Introduction Why grow gorgeous greens? It's quite a simple process, and leafy greens are packed with nutrients such as Iron, Folate, Fiber, & Vitamins A & C. If you are a fan of salads, or adding green in your sautees, sandwiches, or soups, try growing your very own fresh, assorted supply! Types & Timing Try loose-leaf lettuce that is "cut & come again." Examples would be the lovely Arugula, Kale, Spinach, and a variety of lettuces. When harvesting,
Folklore Greeks and Romans crowned themselves with Peppermint at their feasts and adorned their tables with its sprays. Their cooks flavored both the sauces and the wines with its essence. History reveals that two main species of mint were used by past Greek physicians. Mint piperita was popularly cultivated and used by the Egyptians. Physical Attributes & Grow-Care The mint family is a creeping perennial. Mint prefers full sun with light shade, in moist poorly drained soil.
It's that time of year! Time to purchase your garlic seeds for autumn planting! We grow organic hardneck garlic here on our property in Northern Maine. Soon, we will be harvesting, drying, saving seed (cloves), eating, and selling some of those beautiful garlic bulbs! Organic Music and Organic German are our two main garlic, very hearty, very pungent in flavor! If you are curious as to how to grow garlic, please keep reading! Points: Health Benefits of Garlic Basics of Grow
Spring is here and the gardens are near! Do you love to plant herbs? If so, allow me to elaborate on the beautiful botanical of Basil. It is one of the easiest plants to grow, and often yields a bountiful harvest of sweet greenery! Read on to learn more about this herb- its benefits, uses, and growing tips... Basil (Ocimum basilicum) Basic Growing & Harvesting Tender annual. Almost all basil loves to bask in the heat of the full sun. Most basil types savor rich, moist soi