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G&G Cover Story – Home Grown Food by Milo Shammas

Hippocrates is considered an outstanding figure in the history of medicine. Along with the Hippocratic oath, which is still in use today, much of his wisdom, …

Chinese Cabbage in the Garden

Why You Should Consider Chinese Cabbage Very few people in the US grow Chinese cabbage, but they are one of the oldest vegetables grown in China. Because they …

Companion Planting Sweet Peppers with Sweet Basil is a Great Combination

Planting Sweet Peppers and Basil You may be wondering whether you should you plant seeds or just go ahead and buy the pepper plants? Unless you are skilled and …

6 Fruits to Grow Indoors

There are many fruit-bearing trees and plants that do quite well in a greenhouse or on a windowsill. These are six fruits than can be grown in a greenhouse or …

Herb Garden Layout

Thankfully, planning the layout of your herb garden is not rocket science. A successful herb garden layout is relatively simple and does not require a lot of …

Growing Zucchini

Zucchini is one of the most prolific producers of the summer vegetable garden. Using heirloom seeds allows you to save the seed for a sustainable harvest year …

Growing and Using Echinacea Purpurea

Echinacea Facts As a member of the daisy family (Asteraceae), Echinacea, (Scientifically Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea angustifoliia or Echinacea pallida) is …

A Complete Guide to Selecting and Growing Sunflowers

The sunflower is one of the most widely recognized flowers of all time. This large flower blooms in a wide variety of yellows, pinks and even reds. With a …

7 Reasons for Companion Planting

Did you know that Native Americans always planted the Three Sisters – beans, corn and squash – together in the same vegetable bed? The reason is pure …

Medicinal Uses for Raspberries

Red raspberry is a widely eaten, tasty, sweet berry. The raspberry fruit leaves, and roots have also been used as medicine for centuries. Today, red raspberry …