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Homemade Apple Scrap Vinegar

Did you know you could make apple scrap vinegar simply by combining apple peelings and cores with water and sugar, and let it ferment until it turns into vinegar? Whether you are processing a bushel of freshly picked apples for applesauce,…

How to Freeze Garlic

Freezing fresh garlic is a great way to preserve it for all your winter meals. Learn how to freeze garlic cloves, minced garlic, pureed garlic in oil, and roasted garlic paste with these tips. Garlic is a versatile ingredient that can be…

How To Grow Hydrangeas From Start To Finish

The post How To Grow Hydrangeas From Start To Finish is by Kendra Meador and appeared first on Epic Gardening, the best urban gardening, hydroponic gardening, and aquaponic gardening blog. Whether you trick them into pink or blue flowers,…

Lupine: Showy Spring Pollinator Plant

The post Lupine: Showy Spring Pollinator Plant is by Sarah Jay and appeared first on Epic Gardening, the best urban gardening, hydroponic gardening, and aquaponic gardening blog. Growing lupine flowers can bring all the good bees and bugs…

Growing Grapes – Care of Grape Vines

Grapes can be grown quite successfully out of doors in the southern part of the country, preferably given the protection of a warm wall. Plant between October and February in a rich, deep soil.Plant firmly and immediately after planting,…

Mulch Around Trees: Good Or Bad?

The post Mulch Around Trees: Good Or Bad? is by Kaleigh Brillon and appeared first on Epic Gardening, the best urban gardening, hydroponic gardening, and aquaponic gardening blog. We're often told to mulch around trees, but there are…

Growing and Care – Cherry Fruit Trees

CherriesTwo main groups of cherries are cultivated for the merit of their fruit, the `sweet’, dessert (Prunus avium) and the `sour’, culinary (Prunus cerasus); a third group, the ‘Duke’ cherries, form an intermediate class. The sweets are…

How to Identify and Control Cabbage Pests

Most home gardeners learn quickly that there are some crops that need protection and rescue from a variety of common pests. Hornworms are going to munch on your tomatoes; slugs are going to chew your lettuce down to a nub; and aphids –…