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How To Grow Your Own Olive Tree

Growing your own olives at home is so easy that everyone can do it. Even without a garden a sunny windowsill will allow you to grow a compact olive tree and produce your own healthy crop of home grown olives. Imagine the fun of people able to tell your guests that the olive in their […]

August 2, 2011 0
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How to grow salad cress at home for profit.

One of the easiest crops to grow, even if you don’t have a garden at all is salad cress. These rapidly growing edible shoots are great in salads, sandwiches and mixed with egg mayonnaise. The best part is you don’t even need to have compost to grow them in as a piece of kitchen roll […]

July 18, 2011 0
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How to grow / growing Mung Bean Sprouts at home for profit

Most of us know ‘Mung Beans’ better as ‘Bean Sprouts’. In other words those delicious crunchy sprouts we either use in stir frys, or alternatively in sandwiches and salads. What you may not know is just how easy they are to grow at home, plus the fact you can grow them for profit by selling […]

July 18, 2011 0
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How to Grow / Growing Long Carrots for Exhibition and Show

For those of you who think all there is to growing a long exhibition carrot is to dig a bit of land and stick a few seeds in the ground, think again. There is a whole lot more to it than that if you want to stand any chance of winning prizes. I hope here […]

July 18, 2011 0
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How to Sow / Plant Seeds Large and Small

One of the trickiest skills to get right in gardening is sowing seeds correctly, especially when some seeds are little more than dust wrapped in a scrap of greaseproof paper. I hope this article will help to offer advice as to the easiest ways to sow seeds, and may even help more experienced gardeners who […]

July 11, 2011 0
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How to Grow a Dustbin or Garbage Can of Potatoes

Even if you don’t have a garden it is possible to grow a dustbin or garbage can of potatoes in a very small yard or garden. Not only will you get a really good crop, but you can harvest them bit by bit as you need them so they are always completely fresh. All you […]

July 10, 2011 0
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The Advantages of Growing Vegetables in Planter Bags.

As many of my regular readers will know, I am a keen vegetable grower, both on allotments and in outdoor containers. Growing any kind of vegetable in containers is well worthwhile. The results are healthy, fresh and organic produce, not to mention the satisfaction you achieve from knowing you have grown the crop yourself. The […]

July 9, 2011 0
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Growing Vegetables in Pots and Containers

About the Author As an avid gardener myself I was frustrated by the fact that when I returned to live in my home island of Guernsey the only place I could afford to rent did not have a garden. In fact the small cottage opened out on to a pretty graveled communal car park. What […]

July 9, 2011 0
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How to Grow Yourself a Hot Peter (Penis) Pepper

I began my search for Peter (Penis) Peppers on the Internet as I had been told that my best bet for finding an abundant source of Peter Pepper Chili Peppers would be there. Eventually I found the perfect place to not only get access to red hot ‘Peter pepper’ seeds, but to also make them […]

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