Mustard Greens blog post

How to Grow Mustard & When to Plant Mustard Greens in Your Backyard Vegetable Garden

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If you like mustard, you’ll love mustard greens! It’s also one of the most beneficial things you can add to your diet to prevent cancer. They’ll thrive in cool weather and add a flavorful, spicy kick to your diet.¬†This blog post talks about how you can grow your own mustard greens with our free From Seed to Spoon Mobile App.

Lavender blog post

How to Grow & When to Plant Lavender in Your Backyard Herb Garden

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Lavender is a beautiful bush that can be planted either in a raised bed or around your beds as a shrub. Its distinctive aroma is very pleasing and will attract all sorts of pollinators to your garden! It’s a wonderful companion plant for repelling slugs/snails, moths (such as cabbage moths), and deer as well. This blog post talks about how you can grow your own lavender using our free mobile app!

Opossums blog post

Critters: How Opossums (Possums) are Beneficial Garden Helpers!

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Opossums (or possums) are nocturnal creatures that are generally good and beneficial to have in your garden! They help to get rid of ticks, cockroaches, snakes (even venomous ones), slugs/snails, rats, mice, and insects. Opossums will generally stay away from your garden as they prefer plants that are starting to rot, so they can actually a benefit in your garden by cleaning up the rotting fruit or vegetables! Many people get intimidated when they hiss, […]