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Growing Plants from Seed: Things You Should Know

Growing Plants from Seed: Things You Should Know

Follow @katzenstein1 What’s it to be: bought plants or growing plants from seed? Buy seeds would be my suggestion. Why? Well, the range of varieties to choose from is much greater and seeds are cheaper to buy. What’s more, growing plants from seed will give you a greater sense of achievement. See also  Grow Tomato Plants From Seed Growing plants from seed is not difficult. I grow most of my plants from seed. And I buy most of the seed…

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A Rainbow of Carrots for the Home Garden – Without Green Shoulders!

A Rainbow of Carrots for the Home Garden – Without Green Shoulders!

Follow @katzenstein1 If you had asked a group of gardeners twenty years ago: “Do you grow purple carrots?” they would haven given you a suspicious look. Were you crazy? A scammer?  Nowadays carrots of various colours can be grown: you can grow a rainbow of carrots if you choose. However, until the last twenty years or so gardeners grew only orange varieties. What’s more, if you were to time travel back four centuries and ask a group of gardeners the same question, they too,…

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