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Kale growing at 10,000 feet high elevation

What Vegetables Grow at High Elevation? (Solved & Explained!)

What vegetables can you grow at high elevations? You can successfully grow any vegetable that matures within 60 to 80 days, depending on your growing season. The following vegetables mature within this timeframe: potatoes beets turnips carrots pole beans peas leafy greens like lettuce, kale short season cabbage In this blog post, we’ll explore what …

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What Fruit Trees Grow at High Altitude? (8,000 ft & 10,000 ft in Rockies)

When you think of fruit trees, what comes to mind? Probably apples, pears, and cherries. But did you know that there are fruit trees that grow at high altitudes? In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the most popular fruit trees that can be grown at high elevations. What Fruit Trees Grow at High …

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How To Grow Cucumber In A Pot

How To Grow Cucumbers In A 5 Gallon Bucket, Pot, or Container

Thinking of growing your cucumbers? Don’t have a lot of space? No problem! You can grow 2 to 3 cucumber plants per 5-gallon bucket easily at home on the porch, patio, or even inside with some added light. Scan below for full instructions on all options (video included). Note: If you click some of the …

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How to Kill & Get Rid of Lawn Mushrooms (w/o killing grass)

“Ahhhh,” sighed the old lady. She was very distraught. “What am I to do with these mushrooms?” she lamented as she paced around her tiny garden. The lawn had been alive with beautiful flowers and a picturesque tree, now it was overrun with mushrooms that were sprouting up from the earth all over her yard …

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How Can I Get an Agriculture Loan?

How Can I Get an Agriculture Loan? (Solved & Explained!)

You can get an agricultural loan through the Farm Service Agency by submitting all the proper forms and documents if you meet their requirements. They have different types of loans like guaranteed loans, direct loans, and land contract guarantees. Do you need an agricultural loan? Read on to learn about the Farm Service Agency’s loan …

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Can You Plant Lentils from the Grocery Store?

Can You Plant Lentils from the Grocery Store? (Solved & Explained!)

Answering the question, “Can you plant lentils from the grocery store” isn’t a simple yes-or-no. In short, you might have success growing lentils from the store but there are many factors to take into consideration. So, while you might be able to plant them, it’s not really advisable to do so. However, if you can …

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Why Is There a Mushroom Growing in My Houseplant? (Solved & Explained!)

Fungi that appear on houseplants can be caused by airborne spores from other fungi. In addition, these spores occur within contaminated soil mixes. The most common type of fungus in houseplants is Leucocoprinus birnbaumii.  This mushroom is usually cylinder-capped and yellow in color. These fungi emerge especially in summer when the ambient weather conditions are …

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Why Are Chives So Expensive? (Solved & Explained!)

Chives are a perennial herb that is mostly grown in Indonesia and Turkey. They are expensive because they are considered a delicacy and are rarely seen fresh in supermarkets. Chives are most commonly bought dried and the dried variety can be found in major supermarkets easily.  Because fresh chives are expensive, most restaurants and foodies …

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What Does A Yellow Mushroom Mean? (Solved!)

Small Yellow mushroom, also known as Leucocoprinus birnbaumii, is a yellow houseplant mushroom. This type of fungus lives by consuming dead organic nutrients in pots. These mushrooms do not harm the plants in the pots in which they are fed. What Kind Of Mushrooms Are They?  Yellow fungi growing in potting soil are often seen …

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What to Plant Under Pine Trees (20 Plants That Thrive)

Pine trees are some of the most common trees in North America, but what to plant under pine trees? Keep reading for 20 plants that thrive beneath these evergreen giants. 10 Ornamental Plants That Thrive Under Pine Trees The soil under pine trees tends to be quite acidic, so you’ll need to try acid-loving plants …

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