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The Curious Case Of Selenium Part 1

From wandering cattle to dinner table : Although lovingly named after the Greek goddess of the moon, Selene, this microelement rarely receives much attention.  It's been labelled as a “heavy metal” by...
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How To Grow : Basil

Growing Basil in your kitchen is more manageable then you think.  This week we're going to show you how to grow basil inside so that you can add that little bit of "I-grew-this-myself!" pride to every meal....
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Three Cheese Lasagna Rollups with Veggies

Ingredients for 12 Rollups: - Six cups of your favorite spaghetti sauce - 12 Lasagna Noodles, cook according to package directions, cool with cold water then lay flat on a clean surface. - Cheese...
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Growing Round Zucchini

Have you ever grown zucchini ? Well if you have and you’d like to try something new or you haven’t and you’d like to try it out we recommend growing some round zucchini! Round zucchini of the...
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Moles, Love ’em or hate ’em?

Most gardeners can tell you a story or two about moles and I would bet not many of them are positive.  As good as a mole can be for an environment (providing food for larger birds and owls that are critical...
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Cloning Upkeep

Cloning is a delicate process, but what comes after is even more so. When you make a clone the cutting will almost instantly show signs of stress such as curling of the leaves, this is why it is imperative...
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Why Cloning?

Cloning in the plant world is a neat process that is almost exactly as it sounds.  Only instead of requiring some otherworldly futuristic technology and a scientist in a lab to execute the procedure, cloning...
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Root Systems, Fibrous vs Taproot

All flowering plants (angiosperms) have either a taproot or fibrous root system, do you know the difference? A taproot system occurs when a primary root develops from a radicle (the first part to leave the...