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@Jayne Lauridsen For your garden Globe amaranth- gomphrena, Qis Mix  grows easily and prolifically, great for cutting.

QIS Mix Gomphrena Seeds and Plants, Annual Flower Garden at Burpee.com

QIS Series is an ideal selection for either landscaping or bouquets. Loose, open-branched, and great for cutting beds and midborders. Start indoors 4-6 weeks before setting outside. The mix is a collector's favorite. It includes unusual globosa type colors and shades, plus the rare, orange-scarlet .

Weed Identification Guide  Lamb's-Quarter  Type: Broadleaf annual  Size: To 4 feet tall and 18 inches wide  Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas in sun or shade  Appearance: Scalloped leaves have gray undersides.  Control: Mulch to prevent it; pull plants by hand or use a post-emergence herbicide.

The Only Weed Identification Guide You'll Ever Need

Don't let these pesky plants crash your garden party!

Flax ~ one hearty plant that comes up year after year ~ and the deer won't eat it.

Flax ~ one hearty plant that comes up year after year ~ and the deer won't eat it.

All About Chicory, an Edible Weed

Herb to Know: Chicory

Through out the ages, chicory was used medicinally to reduce swelling, treat jaundice and calm fevers. This beneficial herb also helps with the liver and promotes the flow of bile.

Grow a sunflower house for the kids to play in. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

Can’t afford that dream deck or in-ground pool you’re dying for? There are still ways to get a beautiful backyard that’s perfect for entertaining.

White Clover, Trifolium repens, survivalworld.com #White_Clover #survivalworld_com

Plants - Survival World

This is survivalworld.com's guide to plants including poisonous plants, edible plants, nuts, seeds, fruits, berries, seashore plants and more

Dandelion Macro | ©John C. House. It's the little things in life that let us glimpse the magic all around us.

Dandelion Macro

Dandelion Macro | ©John C. House. It's the little things in life that let us glimpse the magic all around us.

7 Common Weeds your Chickens Will Love

Weeds 101: A Nutritious, FREE Treat for your Backyard Chickens

When you raise chickens, regular yard weeds become nutritious treats for them.

22 Pretty Pergola Ideas to Update Your Outdoor Space

Offering shade and structure, pergolas are a great way to add beauty and function to your yard. Place one over a deck, patio, or corner of your backyard to instantly create an inviting outdoor room. Explore these pergola ideas to help you find the best design for your backyard.

Pigweed (Amaranthus Spp.) Edible parts: Young leaves can be eaten raw or cooked like spinach, sautéed, etc. Fresh or dried pigweed leaves can be used to make tea. The seed is very small but easy to harvest and very nutritious. The flavour is greatly improved by roasting the seed before grinding it. Pigweed seed can be ground into a powder and used as a cereal substitute, it can also be sprouted and added to salads. The seed is very small but easy to harvest and very nutritious.

Pigweed (Amaranthus Spp.) Edible parts: Young leaves can be eaten raw or cooked like spinach, sautéed, etc. Fresh or dried pigweed leaves can be used to make tea. The seed is very small but easy to harvest and very nutritious. The flavour is greatly improved by roasting the seed before grinding it. Pigweed seed can be ground into a powder and used as a cereal substitute, it can also be sprouted and added to salads. The seed is very small but easy to harvest and very nutritious.

The ultimate chart of herbs for chicken health. Herbs are key to raising chickens naturally.

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How to grow chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans. Who doesn't love the idea of making homemade hummus with chickpeas right out of the garden?

How to Grow Chickpeas | Grow This!

How to grow chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans. Who doesn't love the idea of making homemade hummus with chickpeas right out of the garden?

Chickweed is considered a Nutritive herb, because it is filled with vitamins and minerals, calcium, potassium, and iron. Chickweed is also a mild and safe diuretic, and can help with cystitis and the urinary tract.