Category Archives for "Green Home"

August 27, 2020

Update on Comfrey, the Miracle Plant!

how to propagate comfrey

When folks say comfrey is a miracle plant, boy, they weren’t kidding!I received two comfrey cuttings — for free — from a member of our local gardening group.From these two cuttings, I got 18 crown and root pieces to propagate, or potentially 18 new plants.Propagate Comfrey from CrownsSome of them I planted as crowns and […]

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August 24, 2020

I Joined A Local Gardening Community!

Gardening community

If you recall, in the previous post, I recommended joining a seed/plant exchange group on Facebook.Well, I took my own advice and joined this one:Here’s a seed and plant exchange group I found after a quick search on Facebook.A lot has happened since then.I’ve:given away all my extra lemongrass plantsreceived a couple of comfrey plants […]

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August 19, 2020

Tower Garden Growing In a Heat Wave

Tower Garden in a Heat Wave

Whether or not you believe in climate change, the fact is that summer can get hot enough to stress out the plants in your Tower Garden.And that would be bad news on so many levels.Stressed out plants emit a hormone that attracts pests.Besides, under heat stress, plant growth and production suffer. Some plants, like lettuce […]

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