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  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Mustard Greens

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    Mustard is a cool-season crop. Mustard matures in 30 to 50 days so time the planting for harvest when the average temperature is around 60° to 65°F (16°-18°C). Mustard bolts easily so it is often grown for autumn harvest, but it can be grown as a spring crop where spring weather tends to stay cool. […] More

  • How to Plant and Grow Peaches and Nectarines

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    Peaches and nectarines are easy to grow. Peaches and nectarines are semi-hardy deciduous woody perennial trees. They grow best where summer is hot and where winter temperatures regularly fall below 45°F. Peaches and nectarines are less hardy than apples; their range is farther south and at lower elevations than apples. Nectarines like slightly warmer conditions. […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Pineapples

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    Grow pineapples in tropical or near-tropical gardens. Pineapples can grow indoors if it is warm and there is plenty of light. The pineapple plant is short and stout. It grows 2 ½ to 5 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide at maturity. It has strap-like leaves that are serrated with needle tips. The […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Sweet Cicely

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    Sweet cicely is a perennial herb–a member of the parsley family. The leaves and seeds of sweet cicely are very sweet flavored with a hint of licorice. Sweet cicely can be used in the kitchen as a sweetener and to cut down the acidity of fruit. Sweet cicely looks much like a fern and its […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Borage


    You can grow borage in minutes. Borage is a decorative herb festooned in summer with clusters of intensely blue star-shaped flowers. The leaves and flowers of borage taste like cucumbers. The flowers can be floated in summer drinks and candied for decoration. The leaves can be used in salads, sandwiches, and desserts or sautéed like […] More

  • How to Grow Chicory and Belgian Endive


    Chicory, Belgian endive, and radicchio are cool weather crops. Chicory, Belgian endive, and radicchio are different varieties of the same plant, Cichorium intybus. Chicory and Belgian endive quick growing tips Related articles: How are chicory, Belgian endive, and radicchio the same and different Chicory, Belgian endive, and radicchio are different varieties of the same plant, […] More

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