Lavender plants are one of the world’s most popular garden plants, and why wouldn’t they be? Evergreen, tough as old boots, soft, silvery foliage and gorgeous scented flowers – it truly is a plant for everyone. Of course, buying lavender can prove expensive, but luckily they are very easy to take from cuttings. Lavender makes great hedges and borders. Here are a few tips and tricks for growing successful lavender plants, and how to propagate them.
A. Canola education links on production, harvesting and uses of this oilseed. B. This is a great resource for information on niche oil crops. Students can look up the production and uses for canola. This would be great for an informational poster that the students make.
Learn step-by-step how to build an inexpensive raised organic garden bed. Organic garden beds are great because they help with drainage and give a garden more space to plant in as opposed to row planting. White pine and cedar are good wood choices, but you can use just about anything to build a raised bed. Raised beds give you control over your own soil choices and organic fertilizers. They... FULL ARTICLE & VIDEOS @ http://organicfarmingreport.com/how-to-build-your-own-organic-garden-beds/
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