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Learn how to start a vegetable garden, including plans for building trellis’, raised garden beds, and cold frames, and general backyard gardening knowledge.

You can find plant specific information on growing your own food here, or guides, recipe, and more on foraging for wild foods here.

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How To Grow Sage

Said to ward off evil and bring good fortune to anyone keeping it in their gardens, sage was once a very popular herb in back yard gardens. Grown for it’s culinary and medicinal uses, sage originated in the Mediterranean before naturalizing in various regions around the world. Fortunately sage is […]

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How To Grow Rosemary

A potent herb native to the Mediterranean, rosemary has been used for centuries to season food, as a medicine, and even as an ornamental plant. Rosemary grows as little shrub, with long needle like leaves, and a thick woody stem. Varieties of Rosemary The most common variety of rosemary (Rosmarinus […]

common garden thyme (thymus vulgaris growing in a clay pot
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How To Grow Thyme

Thyme is one of those multi purpose herbs that can be used in so many dishes and recipes, that growing your own is a no brainer if you love to cook. A Mediterranean herb widely used to season roast meats, stews, and a variety of other dishes, thyme adds depth […]