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  • How to Plant, Grow, Prune, and Harvest Quince

    Grow quince

    Quince fruit looks like a fuzzy-skinned cross between an apple and a squat pear. Quince is an autumn fruit. The quince plant is a large bush, as large as 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide. A ripe quince has a yellow skin with hints of green. The flesh is yellowish-white, with small seeds, like […] More

  • How to Grow Stevia

    How to grow stevia: stevia leaves

    Stevia is a tropical perennial herb grown as an annual. The sugary tasting leaves of stevia are 30 to 40 times sweeter than granulated sugar—and they have no calories. The leaves can be used fresh, dried, or ground as a sugar substitute to sweeten desserts, fruit, and drinks. Get to Know Stevia Botanical name and […] More

  • How to Grow Parsley

    How to grow parsley

    Learn how to grow parsley in minutes. Parsley is a biennial herb usually grown as an annual. There are two types of parsley: curly leaf parsley has finely divided, ruffled leaves and grows from 8 to 12 inches tall; flat-leaf parsley has flat, bright, green leaves that resemble a celery stalk and grows 18 to […] More

  • Chinese Vegetables: Warm-Season Varieties

    Chinese vegetables, sometimes called Oriental vegetables, favored in Chinese and Asian cooking are easy to grow. They are tasty, vigorous, and highly adaptable. Most are fast growing and suitable for small gardens and containers. Chinese vegetables can generally be broken into three groups: those easy to grow in temperate regions with cool and cold winters, […] More

  • Sweet Potatoes: Short-Summer Varieties

    Sweet potatoes in 100 days! Sweet potatoes started from slips–rooted sprouts–purchased at the garden center or from a seed catalog can be harvested in about 100 days, even less. Short-season sweet potato varieties include ‘Beauregard’, ‘Centennial’, and ‘Georgia Jet.’ These three planted from slips will be ready for harvest in 80 to 90 days. Varieties […] More

  • How to Grow Peppers

    Grow hot peppers in warm weather

    Sweet peppers and hot peppers are most easily grown in the garden from transplants started indoors. Start seed indoors 7 to 10 weeks before the date you intend to set peppers into the garden. Don’t rush peppers into the garden. Transplant pepper seedling into the garden 2 to 3 weeks after the last frost in […] More

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