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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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4 Powerful Reasons to Grow & Eat Tomatoes for Diabetic

by Polly Garden Recipes

Here are 4 powerful reasons to grow and eat tomatoes for diabetic: *1.   It’s a get-skinny food. The tomato may be poised to become a star in the weight loss world.. A team at Reading University has found that eating tomatoes leaves one feeing satisfied, suppresses the urge to snack, and also helps one […]

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Yakon-Apple of the Earth. It Can Help Control Diabetes, Lose Weight And Much More

by Polly Garden Recipes

Yacon-Apple of the earth. It can  help control diabetes,weight loss and much more. A distant relative of the sunflower, yacon is a tuber vegetable resembling a yam. It is valued for its round or spindle-shaped tubers, which are usually eaten raw, but can also be boiled or baked. The source of yacon’s delicious, sweet flavor […]

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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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Why All The Hype About Growing Onions?

by Polly Garden Recipes

Why all the hype about growing onions? Because deciding what kind to grow can be a challenge. You can decide by color (white, red, yellow) or by shape (globe, flattened, torpedo), but we mostly sort them out by their usage. *    Storage onions usually have thicker skins, are a darker color, and have a […]

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