Month: November 2022

No room for a vegetable garden?  Create space with potted plants

No room for a vegetable garden? Create space with potted plants

Rick Wetherbee, special to The Oregonian/OregonLive By Kym Pokorny, OSU Extension Service CORVALLIS, Ore. – Many vegetables grow well in containers located on a patio, porch, balcony or windowsill, so don’t let lack of yard space keep you from gardening this spring and summer. Limited garden space precludes being able to grow some of the …

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Houseplants to avoid keeping in your bathroom – it’s a ‘no-go zone for certain plants’

Houseplants to avoid keeping in your bathroom – it’s a ‘no-go zone for certain plants’

Fantastic for great home decor pieces, houseplants are becoming increasingly popular with a 79 percent increase in interest compared to the same time last year, according to Google trends. Kiera Kay, Plant Expert at Bloom and Wild advised: “When choosing plants for your bathroom, look for the type that like to tolerate shade or low/medium …

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How newly legal cannabis threatens New Yorkers – New York Daily News

How newly legal cannabis threatens New Yorkers – New York Daily News

Our state is going to pot, literally. Yesterday the state began issuing licenses to sell marijuana legally. But the effects of legalization can already be felt. We smell it everywhere. Kids think it’s cooler than ever. And an industry hell-bent on increasing weed’s potency is laughing all the way to the bank while consumers drink …

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How to get rid of ivy: ‘Most effective method’ that uses no chemicals

How to get rid of ivy: ‘Most effective method’ that uses no chemicals

Ivy is recognized by its dense, evergreen foliage, which in its climbing state, has three to five-lobed glossy leaves. It attaches itself to supports by producing aerial roots along the stems. It can be seen on the outside of properties and climbing up trees in gardens. While it may look pretty, it can cause serious …

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How to Grow and Maintain a Herb Garden?

A garden that is used only to grow herbs is called a herb garden. A vegetable garden, landscaping shrubbery, or flowers can all include a herb garden design. Herbs have long been embraced for their culinary and therapeutic benefits. Fresh herbs add distinctive flavors to a variety of foods and beverages, which chefs adore. They …

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