Green Living

Ranunculus: A Beautiful Chance For Every Garden

by Polly Garden Recipes

Ranunculus: a beautiful chance for every garden. With its bright beauty, the small camellia-like flowers range from white to pink, red to yellow to orange and are indeed special.They most often come in multiple layers of delicate, crepe paper–thin petals, looking like an origami masterwork. One of the most brilliant of the spring-blooming bulbs, ranunculus […]

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Now, It’s Actually Fun To Start Tomatoes From Seed

by Polly Garden Recipes

Now, it’s actually fun to start tomatoes from seed. Anybody who gardens has got to get excited about watching the first sprouts poke through the soil and slowly uncurl into baby tomato plants. Unless you plant from seed, your tomatoes will taste just like every other tomato grown on your block. Growing  tomatoes from seed […]

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Lingonberry. Grow It. Taste It. Everyone Will Love It.

by Polly Garden Recipes

If you are searching for a new and unusual crop,consider lingonberry. Grow it, taste it. Everyone will love it. I’ve known about them for quite some time thanks to the Swedish company IKEA.  There, you can buy the berry in every form imaginable as lingonberry concentrate, soda, jelly, jam and more… so I don’t have […]

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Green Your Plate With Chinese Cabbage

by Polly Garden Recipes

Green your plate with Chinese cabbage if you enjoy the crisp taste of lettuce but are looking for something with a little more zip. This multipurpose green is as tasty enjoyed fresh in salads as it is boiled or steamed, stir-fried, or shredded for slaw. It is easy to grow in spring. When it comes […]

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Labor Of Love: New Purple Tomato Variety

by Polly Garden Recipes

Labor of love: New purple tomato variety called “Indigo Rose” has the highest levels of antioxidants and anthocyanins in its fruit. This new tomato was bred to contain higher than normal levels of antioxidants. Like so many stories in the history of fruit breeding, the origin and development of Oregon State University’s (OSU) purple tomato […]

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