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Fuyu Persimmons – the Best Tasting Persimmons to Grow

But Wait… Persimmons Taste Awful, Right..? Well, that depends. It depends on what kind of persimmon and when you eat it. Wild persimmons are the highly astringent ones that will cause involuntary puckering and feel somewhat like you've got cotton...

Grapefruit Seed Extract for Disinfectant

When we shared an article on dandelions for food, tea and medicine, GardensAll Facebook community member, Olive Bolivar shared this great information on grapefruit seed extract or oil as a natural and safe disinfectant. The main difference between the grapefruit...

Dwarf Fruit Trees for Your Backyard Orchard

You may be surprised to discover how many trees you can grow in a small backyard with dwarf fruit trees, columnar varieties, espalier trees and just by the way you prune the tree. With some of these new dwarf...

The Paw Paw Fruit Tree – a True American

Have you heard of the paw paw fruit tree? The Pawpaw, Asimina triloba, is the largest edible wild fruit native to the USA and can be found growing wild in the southeastern states. Pawpaws grow best in moist bottomland, and well drained areas...

Goji Berry Benefits for Health

You want to take the little red berry? ... Unlike the red pill/blue pill in the classic film, The Matrix, the blueberry also has loads of benefits. But today we're focusing on the incredible health benefits of the little red Goji berry,...

Dwarf Meyer Lemon Trees – The Little Tree that Could

The most popular indoor-outdoor citrus tree is the dwarf Meyer Lemon tree. We now have two, that Coleman got me for birthday and Christmas presents... favorites! ?  But at first we wondered if they'd really produce fruit. You know when those wonderful...

Blueberry Fertilizer and 3 Easy Steps to Healthier Bushes

If Your Blueberries are Struggling... A couple years ago, our blueberry production was way off. The 40 plants at the upper level looked to be struggling. A few didn't make it. Last year they did fantastic. This year, we removed...
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Blueberry Soil pH and Acidity

When it comes to blueberries, few things are better than picking blueberries fresh from your own garden and popping them straight into your mouth! Blueberry pancakes are pretty high on the list though. ? Blueberries are an amazing, delicious and nutritious...

Your Garden Oasis – Big Ideas for Small Spaces

Have you created your own garden oasis? If you'd like to share it with us on Facebook, we'll add it to this article for more to enjoy your landscape artistry. We'll include your name (unless you prefer to be anonymous)....

Growing Blackberries for Profit

The Accidental Blackberry Farmer It's not unusual for an interest to turn into a business. That's what happened to Robert Hays of Hays Blackberry Farms. Bob loved blackberries, and a gift of 6 blackberry plants in 1999, were the beginning of...