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How to Harvest and Store Oregano
Pinch or snip the stems two to three pairs of leaves above their bases, cutting just above a leaf pair. Alternatively spread out a single layer of stems on a screen to dry. Every two or three years, dig up Greek oregano plants in early spring.
California
Santa Monica
Crop Profile: Oregano
Oregano is a perennial, but in colder climates it is also grown as an annual. However, what happens sometimes is that gardeners grow oregano in a pot as part of a group of patio pants that he or she feeds every week with liquid fertilizer.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Catalog Fun Continues!
And there are plenty of grasses, groundcovers, shrubs and succulents toward the back of the catalog to really get your mouth watering. High Country Gardens also has lots of hard-to-find botanical treasures that I'm not likely to get at my local nursery.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
4 Alternatives To Capers You Can Grow At Home
While you can keep the Mediterranean-grown capers in a pot indoors, these more common garden plants can be wonderful substitutes. Salted, pickled, often found adding a piquant punch to mediterranean cuisine and a vital ingredient in tartar sauce, capers...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Herb Plants That Can Be Potted Together
Tuck in epazote (Chenopodium ambrosioides) to flavor black beans, then fill in with little cumin plants (Cuminum cyminum) whose pink flowers produce the seeds that add an assertive flavor note to Mexican sauces and soups.
California
Santa Monica
Companion Plants for Strawberries
Companion plants for strawberries deter and distract pests, and host beneficial insects, but they don't compete with strawberries for light or nutrients. Pests are attracted to garden strawberries (Fragaria x ananassa) as much as people are, but companion...
California
Santa Monica
Cuban Oregano Uses – How To Grow Cuban Oregano In The Garden
It is often grown as a houseplant but can thrive outdoors in warm season regions or in summer. It is frost tender but does well in tropical to semi-tropical areas year around. Harvesting Cuban oregano leaves for traditional medicinal purposes can be traced...
Ohio
Willoughby
What Plants Are Native to Germany?
In 2003, two garden culture professors in Germany contributed to an article called "The Native Plant Enthusiasm: Ecological Panacea or Xenophobia?" Its content started a country-wide debate about the importance of using only native plants in gardening;...
California
Santa Monica
The Herbs and Spices of Thanksgiving
Given the right conditions, most of these plants can be grown by any home gardener, and are easily preserved for use out of season. Since ancient times, rosemary was believed to strengthen one's memory.
California
El Segundo
Holistic Henhouse: Home Remedies to Help Your Chickens
In the Pink Do your best to keep your chickens safe and healthy. In the meantime, strip all bedding from the henhouse floor and spray walls, floor and perches with full-strength or lightly diluted vinegar; apple cider and white vinegars work equally well.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia