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BCG BLOG — Organic

3 easy ways to preserve herbs

fresh garden to table herbs Organic

After you have sown the seeds, grown, maintained and, harvested your favorite herbs.  Now you are standing there saying, “there is no way I am going to be able to eat all of this. What do I do with it? “Well, no worries, here are three ways to preserve your summer herb bounty, to be able to reap the benefits year-round.

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Beginner Gardening Guide to N-P-K

Beginner gardening Organic organic gardening

Ready to venture into the world of fertilizers? You will need to have an understanding of what the numbers on the front of the fertilizer bag mean.  When you walk into the aisle with fertilizers, you will see three numbers separated by hyphens on the bag.  These numbers represent the three primary macronutrients, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium.  What is a macronutrient?  Macronutrients are the essential nutrients necessary in large amounts for growth and development.  Each one of these plays a different but vital role in plant nutrition.  Careful when using fertilizers because applying too much can lead to overfertilization, which...

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Natural Farming Overview

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Natural Farming Overview

Ever since initially getting into gardening, I have been interested in continuously learning.  I want to acquire as much information as possible so that I not only am I knowledgable, but the more I  learn, the better I can produce.  When I got older and learned about the soil, we grow our food in I  realized it is directly connected to what is in the produce. So I switched from all conventional pesticides and fertilizers to organic.  I have been growing organically for over a decade, and I thought I had a decent amount of knowledge.  Then one day, a...

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Butterfly Pea

flower power flowers Organic

Butterfly Pea FlowersRecently there has been a fad taking the culinary world by storm. If you have been paying attention you have seen all sort of lavender and different shades of blue dishes coming about.  Contrary to popular belief, these dishes are not colored by food coloring. Instead, there is a flower that is taking the world by storm; this flower is the butterfly pea.  Everyone is obsessed with the color-changing properties, in my opinion, that is the least important thing it does. The butterfly pea is a native of Southeast Asia and has been a part of the cultures...

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Lemon Verbena

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What is Lemon Verbena?  Besides being one of my favorite herbs.  It is a frost, sensitive, deciduous herb.  In My opinion, it is one of the best if not the best herb you can add to your garden.  It is fragrant and has many uses.  Out of all of the lemon scented herbs I grow, this one has the most applications.This herb is native to South America, growing wild in Chile and Peru.  Being native to South America should help you know one thing, This plant will not thrive in the cold.  It is a warm weather plant.  It will...

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