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Additions to my Terrace Garden (1)

09-19-2010 01:15 PM by sharad | 10 comments »

Mid June to mid September is the rainy season and is the best time to add new plants. I have used this period to enrich my terrace garden with many new additions and will blog them in parts. OreganoOregano or wild marjoram is a hardy aromatic herb. The aroma is strong and resembles that of marjoram. The plant is used as a culinary herb and has medicinal properties. It is an essential ingredient of chilli sauce and is used in many Mexican dishes. Here in India it is used for making Bhajias ...

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Fox Gloves Challenge #1: Announcement

12-09-2010 08:15 AM by Michal Bulla | 12 comments »

Post a blog entry about how you would benefit from owning a pair (factual or humorous) and your name will go into a draw for a free pair! The “Fox Gloves”, available at are a treasure for any gardener. (You can read the review of the gloves here). Thanks to Lee Valley for supporting our gardening community and donating the gloves. PRIZES One random winner will receive fox gloves from Lee Valley Two random winners will get our stylish GT T-shirt...

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Create&Share Challenge - Preserving the Produce #1: Announcement

09-07-2010 05:08 AM by Michal Bulla | 6 comments »

Our new Create & Share Challenges are opportunities to share ideas, tips, and techniques. We invite you to participate, even if it is to post a “don’t try this because look what happened when I did it” tip. Preserving the ProduceDo you have a favourite tip or recipe for preserving garden produce (whether fruit, veggie, or flower)? Post your “preserving wisdom’ in our GT Blogs, tagged as “CS1”. PRIZES One random winner in Can...

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Weird plants from New Zealand #7: NZ Flax

01-11-2011 05:04 AM by daltxguy | 10 comments »

The New Zealand Flax is completely unrelated to the flax which produced the flax seed ( linseed) but was so named because of the similarities in the properties of the fibres and its uses. The Maori had discovered the 1001 uses of the NZ Flax or Harakeke long before pale-faced Europeans showed up.Actually related to the lilly, it sends up shoots of flowers at about the same time as the lillies bloom.The plant can be quite large, some are over 3m tall and 2m wide. The flower stalks can b...

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2008-11 Edibles #62: oh my back ---

08-14-2010 06:54 PM by MsDebbieP | 18 comments »

August 14/10 most of today was spent in the kitchen. At the end of the day I have: 7 quarts of sweet pickles 5 quarts of stewed tomatoes 5 trays of dehydrated cherry tomatoes (my 3rd dehydrator full of produce) With tons of tomatoes still ripening, I’m in the process of finding out which preserving technique is best for which type of tomato. Cherry tomatoes: work great in the dehydrator. I just quarter them, leaving a smidgen of skin holding the sections together. This ...

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My Containers for 2010 #1: Aug. 16

08-16-2010 06:26 PM by Bon | 7 comments »

This is most of my containers for this year. <div></div>

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06-17-2010 01:05 PM by sharad | 10 comments »

This is my first blog. Any mistakes or improvements may pl be brought to my noticeCoconut which is the fruit or seed of coconut palm grows abundantly in tropics because of favourable soil and weather conditions. Kerala is the largest coconut growing state in India. The only states in the U.S. where coconut palms can be grown are Hawaii and south Florida to the best of my knowledge. Every part of the coconut tree is useful and hence its commercial importance. The husk of the nut is composed of...

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12-23-2010 08:35 AM by Michal Bulla | 7 comments »

This is our Christmas Tree: Merry Christmas to all GardenTenders!

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My New Pink Hibiscus #1: Aug. 2010

08-16-2010 05:45 PM by Bon | 7 comments »

I traded one of my red hibiscus with a friend for this pretty pink one.I have a feeling it is a tropical and has to be brought in for the winter but I’m kinda hoping it’s a hardy perennial that I can just plant in the garden.I need some help from our experts to ID this plant please.I tried to get pics from all angles and the stems and leaves. The friend I got it from knows nothing about it. <div></div>

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Morning Glory #2: Aug. 2010

08-14-2010 09:22 AM by Bon | 9 comments »

Here are some of the Morning Glory I have for this year. <div></div> This is my Blue Tri Color Morning Glory

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