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Organic Gardening Blog

December 6, 2021
Growing Herbs From Cuttings

Angelo’s Grocery Store Hack My mother made the best spaghetti sauce from a recipe used as a girl in Sicily. She started with thick sauce from tomatoes grown in our garden. As she cooked down […]

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December 6, 2021
Popular Vintage Houseplants

Angelo’s Favorite Throwback Plants A Brief History of Houseplants In the 1970s, houseplants were a craze.  They experienced a decorative revival fashioned off the lavish lifestyle of the Roaring 1920s. But houseplants used as home […]

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October 18, 2021
Bringing Houseplants Indoors for Winter

How to Bring Plants Inside   Temperatures will soon drop to 50°F degrees and below in many parts of the country.   Since most houseplants originated from the tropics, they cannot withstand sudden changes in temperature. […]

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October 18, 2021
Garden Seed Storage and Saving

Seed Saving Primer My first experience of seed saving was my early years of gardening with my father. My Dad was from Sicily where most people grew much of their own food and used flowers […]

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October 18, 2021
Delightfully Uncommon Types of Succulent Plants

Interesting Succulents for Your Garden There are many oddities that exist within the world of succulents. Thanks to the efforts of plant purveyors, collectors and hybridizers we can now enjoy several unusual offerings. The following […]

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September 22, 2021
Fall Garden Cleanup

Fall Garden Cleanup and Autumn Garden Maintenance One of my favorite gardening chores is cleaning-up and cutting-back garden plants in the autumn and early winter.  In fact, it’s not a chore at all. It’s a […]

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