Basil blog post

How to Grow and When to Plant Basil in Your Backyard Garden!

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Basil is one of our favorite herbs to cook with in the kitchen. It flourishes in warm weather and is one of the best things to plant alongside your tomatoes. Many people mix various types of basil in their gardens. It is also great for container gardening. Some of our favorite varieties are sweet, thai, lemon, cinnamon, and lettuce leaf. How to Grow: You can plant basil indoors 4-6 weeks before your last spring frost […]

Plum blog post

How to Grow & When to Plant Your Own Plums in Your Backyard Orchard!

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Although you will need to wait a few years until it gives you fruit, the plum tree is well worth the wait. The taste of a fresh plum off the tree is no comparison to others! There are many varieties of plums and they have different temperaments for your climate. The best zones to grow plum trees in are USDA Zones 3-8. This blog post talks about how you can grow your own plums with our free From Seed to Spoon mobile app!

Oregano blog post

How to Grow & When to Plant Oregano in Your Backyard or Container Garden!

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Oregano is a very popular herb, often added to Italian dishes. Not only will this herb add an ornamental touch to your garden, but it will also be easy to use in the kitchen once it’s been harvested. Oregano is also known as one of the best companion plants for the garden, with its strong scent helping to keep pests away from other plants.