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Garden Myths Busted: Soil Acidifiers, Tobacco, Hot Peppers
The soap helps the mixture adhere to the leaves and stems.If you would like to try a nicotine insecticide brewed the old-fashioned way: a recipe from 1915 recommends steeping 5 pounds of tobacco stems in 3 gallons of water for three hours, straining off...
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El Segundo
What Is Tobacco Mosaic Virus: How To Treat Tobacco Mosaic Disease
The best control of the virus is prevention.Reducing and eliminating sources of the virus and the spread of insects can keep the virus kept under control. Garden tools should be kept sterilized.Any small plants that appear to have the virus should be...
Ohio
Willoughby
How Is Yellow-Flesh Watermelon Made?
Scientists have determined that eight bee visits are necessary to insure that pollen has transferred from the male flower to the female flower, according to the University of Missouri Extension.Watermelon seeds are planted in mounds about 1 foot high...
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Santa Monica
--flowering tobaccos
Sprinkle the tiny seeds on well-drained rich soil where you wish them to grow, or start them inside 10-14 weeks before your last frost date. While bats are nocturnal animals, Nicotiana have a vespertine fragrance.)
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El Segundo
Tobacco Ringspot Damage – Recognizing Tobacco Ringspot Symptoms
The biggest losses are seen when the seeds you use are heavily infected or when the infection occurs in younger plants.Some of the signs of tobacco ringspot virus are stunting in young plants and damage to leaves.
Ohio
Willoughby
Indian Tobacco - Verbesina virginica
Clumps can be moved in the fall and even divided, but over all this plant can be planted and forgotten. It was a warm day when I traveled to Arlington, Texas to meet a new and wonderful friend I met here on Dave's Garden.
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El Segundo
How to Make Chewing Tobacco
Start with the lowest leaves on the plant, and move up in one to two week intervals until all leaves have been harvested. Tobacco is no more difficult to grow than any other standard garden plant like tomato or squash and can be a beautiful addition to...
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Santa Monica
Sherry--What it is, How it\'s Made, and How to Use it
Grapes and wine were still produced to make medicine, vinegar, cosmetics, perfume, and raisins. But because it is fortified, it will not age as quickly as wine does once open. These wines ferment "oxidatively" (in the presence of oxygen) until they are...
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El Segundo
What Is Soil Made Of – Creating A Good Garden Planting Soil Type
These materials help support plant life by providing them with nutrients, water, and air., which are responsible for keeping the soil healthy by creating tunnels in the soil that help with aeration and drainage.
Ohio
Willoughby
Made In America
Not only did they succeed and gain the recognition and confidence of a significant share of the market, they did it all in America. Certainly we have lost plenty of business to low-cost, offshore factories; however, there are plenty of factories here...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Former Tobacco Farmers Turn to Sweet Potatoes
“Sweet potatoes are a pretty good alternative, at least for our growers, because a lot of the equipment they used for tobacco can be used for sweet potatoes—particularly the transplanters—so they don't have to buy a lot of new equipment,” says...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Success Is …
Aren't we happiest when we're comfortable in our own skin, busy doing the things we love and doing them in a way that reflects our values? Recently, I visited an herb farm, and although the owner had been growing herbs and putting them to use for many...
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Philadelphia
United States Rules on Growing Tobacco Plants
Most tobacco consumed in the U.S. grows on large commercial farms and sold by a few corporations. Home growers may encounter difficulty obtaining these items, depending on state and local laws.
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Santa Monica
Plants That Clean Tobacco Smoke From the Air
According to the EarthWitchery website, the spider plant is effective at removing up to 96 percent of carbon monoxide. Along with the carbon monoxide present in tobacco smoke, the spider plant can also remove formaldehyde and xylene.Chrysanthemums can...
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Santa Monica
Nicotiana Flowering Tobacco – How To Grow Nicotiana Flowers
There is also the lime-green petaled nicotiana flower of the Saratoga rose cultivar.Care of the nicotiana plant is basically watering and deadheading spent flowers to encourage the return of more brilliant blooms.
Ohio
Willoughby
Enthusiasm is Contagious
In four years, more than 200,000 pounds of produce has provided more than 800,000 servings of fruits and vegetables to those who would otherwise be eating cheap, processed food or, worse, nothing at all.
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Philadelphia
What Is Huegelkultur?
You want the top layer of organic matter to fill in any large pockets between the wood and to cover the bed by several inches. Because this technique results in garden beds with a long-term soil fertility advantage, it's best to spend some time thinking...
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Philadelphia
Winter is Temporary
As for immediate winter-weather comfort and relief, I'd recommend an extra pair of mittens as you do farm chores, a roaring fire when you come in from the cold and as much soup as your stomach can hold.
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Philadelphia
What is Homeopathy?
It sounds weird and some folks think it's bogus, but Mom says it works! So do vets at the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association and thousands of other physicians and veterinarians worldwide.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Is Winterberry Toxic?
Take a sample of the plant to the doctor or veterinarian to aid in proper identification and diagnosis. Keep fallen leaves and berries cleaned up from the ground to prevent accidental ingestion.
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Santa Monica
Dreaming is Planning
So, instead of feeling guilty the next time you catch yourself in an agricultural daydream as you're tilling the garden or mucking out the livestock stalls, take Steinem's words to heart: you're merely planning for your ideal farm, and that dream lies...
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Philadelphia
What Is Ashitaba?
It seems that people enjoy the flavor of ashitaba more. Richo says he thinks that the name “tomorrow's leaf” actually refers to the fact that eating it means there is a good chance you'll be around tomorrow to enjoy another.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Is That Bug What I Think It Is?
Lean On Your Cooperative Extension Most gardeners can easily ID adult insects that they encounter either through published insect guides, university resources, entomological websites or garden centers.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Is Ground Frozen Solid: Determining If Soil Is Frozen
Digging frozen soil is hard work and the minute you realize you are working way too hard just to turn up the soil is the time to put the shovel down and exercise some patience.There is never any sense in getting ahead of the natural sequence of events.
Ohio
Willoughby
What Is Damping Off?
This often depends on the particular fungus. Typically, germinating seeds are killed by the damping-off fungus prior to emerging from the ground, and older, more established plants are seldom affected.
Ohio
Willoughby
Is Your Compost Safe?
Many of the cities and townships do the composting themselves, while others sell it to commercial operators who compost the waste and resell it. In many areas, restaurants are selling their food waste to commercial compost operators as well.Let's take...
California
El Segundo
Is Your Turkey Green?
They are capable of walking, running, even flying, and capable of breeding by themselves. I assume that includes packaged lunchmeats and not just turkey on the platter. 2007's turkeys were namedMy turkey this year is a Bourbon Red hen, my first heritage...
California
El Segundo
Laurel Is a Keeper
That's what happened with the laurel dry leaves: he got a large box, with forty bags, each containingOf course, we wondered whether we would ever sell all those bags, but since they were already there, nothing could be done.
California
El Segundo
Is Lucky Bamboo Poisonous?
Lucky bamboo is not, in fact, related to true bamboo plants. Three stalked plants are given for luck, five stalks are said to represent wishes of wealth and seven stalks are thought to bring and keep good health.
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Santa Monica