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Salsa Verde with Wild Weeds

Salsa Verde with Wild Weeds

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I thought for sure that I had posted the recipe for making salsa verde with botanicals foraged from in and around the garden, however I can only find my traditional one posted, which contains garden grown herbs and greens. So here is the wild weed version for those of you who requested it.

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Easy Ways to Kill Weeds Naturally

Easy Ways to Kill Weeds Naturally

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Gardening is a very good idea for a hobby, which will bring you some peace and quiet in this fast and cruel world. For more and more people their gardens are like their sanctuaries, where they can...

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The Big Lawn Care Questions Every Gardener Asks (Answers inside)

The Big Lawn Care Questions Every Gardener Asks (Answers inside)

For some people it comes a part of life where you get the privilege to own a garden. Some find it as a blessing, others - as a burden. All and all, having a garden, or at least a lawn to care for, is...

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Organic Weed Control Experiment

Organic Weed Control Experiment

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Garden weeds can be controlled with vinegar and boiling water, as shown in this experiment.

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Pre-Sprouting As Spring Weed Control

Pre-Sprouting As Spring Weed Control

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The good news is that weeds can be outsmarted. Ve have our vays.

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Controlling Weeds Organically

Controlling Weeds Organically

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While I've heard it's an effective method, I've also heard that it won't kill the weed's roots. For me, that's a deal breaker. The reason why I haven't given this mixture a shot is that I don't see the point if I can't be sure that I've snuffed them out entirely. But then I'm lazy like that.

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Newspaper Mulch: The Cheap Organic Weed Barrier

Newspaper Mulch: The Cheap Organic Weed Barrier

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I can't  believe how handy newspaper is in the garden. I use it for bedding in my worm bins, as extra carbon for my compost pile, and as a weed barrier for my garden beds.

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Plant a Green Manure or a Cover Crop This Fall

Plant a Green Manure or a Cover Crop This Fall

My perception of cover crops and green manures is they're right in line with compost bins, vermicomposting, grasscycling, and even mulch - they're all a form of composting. In other words, they're all about turning natural resources back into nature.

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QUESTION: What is this growing on my basil?

QUESTION: What is this growing on my basil?

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There is a yellow tendril growing on some of my basil plants. It does not seem to be growing from the soil. Only from the plant it self. Can anyone tell me what it might be?

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Managing Weeds with a Light Touch (Part 1 of 2)

Managing Weeds with a Light Touch (Part 1 of 2)

Some weeds are actually good for gardens. Before you declare an all-out war on weeds, learn more about them and direct your efforts appropriately.

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Managing Weeds with a Light Touch (Part 2 of 2)

Managing Weeds with a Light Touch (Part 2 of 2)

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Gardeners often dread the drudgery of weeding, but if you establish realistic weed tolerance levels and implement a few strategies, you can have a reasonably weed-free vegetable patch without a ton of work.

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