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    How to Grow Peanuts

    Peanuts ready for harvest

    The peanut is a warm-weather perennial vegetable that requires 120 to 130 frost-free days to reach harvest. The peanut is a member of the legume family How Peanuts Grow The peanut plant grows from 6 to 30 inches (15-76cm) tall, depending on the type; some are upright and erect in form, and others are more […] More

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    How to Plant and Grow a Blackberry

    Blackberries on vine

    Blackberry plants are easy to plant and grow. The blackberry is a vigorous grower. Modern blackberry varieties and cultivars are derived from native species which are still found growing wild along roadsides. Blackberry plants vary from trailing to erect to bushy and from thorny to thornless. Some varieties and cultivars are suited for chilly northern […] More

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    How to Grow Cardoon

    Cardoon leaf stalks

    Cardoon is a tender perennial vegetable often grown as an annual. Cardoon looks like a cross between burdock and celery. It is grown for its young leaf stalks which are blanched and eaten like celery. Cardoon has heavy, gray-green, fuzzy leaves that are deeply cut leaves and a heavy, bristled flower head. Cardoon is a […] More

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    How to Grow Lima Beans

    Climbing lima beans

    Lima beans are tender annuals grown for their flat, crescent-oval-shaped seeds. There are two types of lima beans: bush and pole or vine varieties. Bush types grow to about 2 feet tall (.6m) and tend to have smaller seeds; they bear more quickly than pole lima bean varieties. Pole lima beans have large seeds and […] More

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    How to Plant and Grow a Blueberry

    Blueberries ripening

    The blueberry is easy to plant and grow. The blueberry plant is best planted and grown where summers are cool and the soil is acidic. There are varieties that will grow in warm, dry summer regions. Blueberries are long-lived. Plant them where they can grow undisturbed for 10 or more years. Blueberries flower in the […] More

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    How to Grow Sorrel


    Sorrel is a cool-season perennial often grown as an annual. Sorrel is often grown from root divisions. Sorrel can be grown from seed sown in the garden as early as 2 to 3 weeks before the average last frost date in spring. Sorrel will be ready for harvest 60 days after sowing. Types of Sorrel […] More