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How To : Grow your own sweet potatoes year round

Sweet potatoes are a popular side dish, especially around the holidays. Save some money and start growing sweet potatoes at home. Not only will they be cheaper, but you'll be able to enjoy them year round. You Will Need • Sweet potato tuber • Garden plot • Water • Fertiliz ...more

How To : Grow sweet potatoes

How to grow sweet potatoes Plant your sweet potato sprouts in late may when the ground starts to warm up. You want to plant them about 8-10 inches a part. The sprouts can be purchased at a farm coop or at farm stores that handle supplies for gardening. The potatoes take about ...more

How To : Care for and transplant small house plants

This is a great way to learn how to upgrade your small house plants into bigger ones. Start over plants once a year. Put rocks on the bottom for drainage. Bugs help your plants to grow. Do not use Pesticides on your house plants. Water weekly. Compost bins make great soil. Swe ...more

How To : Sow sweet peas from seed

Learn how to grow sweet pea plants from seed with Monty Don's step-by-step video advice. Follow these Gardeners' World step-by-step guides to garden projects from the BBC. These lovely tutorials on gardening will grow your green thumb and make your gardens grow healthful plan ...more

How To : Plant and care for sweet peas

Learn how you can plant and care for sweet peas with this gardening tutorial. Sweet peas are one of the best annual climbing plants for the garden and they can be grown in several different ways to get a superb display of flowers through the summer months. Traditionally sweet ...more

How To : Plant and grow potatoes in a container

Are you an amateur gardener, and looking forward to the next thing to plant? Why not plant potatoes? They're hardy, delicious, and don't require too much care. Watch this video to learn how to plant and grow potatoes in a container. At the end of it, you'll always have a great ...more

News : The All-Natural Secret to Turning Food Purple

Even if you haven't heard of ube (pronounced "OO-beh"), you've probably seen pictures of desserts made with this brilliant purple yam. The ube really does look almost too pretty to be food, doesn't it?. While there is often confusion between sweet potatoes and true yams, the u ...more

How To : 10 Herbs You Can Buy Once & Regrow Forever

Fresh herbs are a surefire way to enhance a dish, but buying them at the store each time you need them is costly. Luckily, growing your own herbs is a lot easier than it seems: You can even using cuttings from the herbs you already buy to start your own little herb garden. An ...more

How To : Sell at Your Local Farmers Market

Are you interested in selling your products at the local Farmers Markets? Many small mom and pop food crafters get started selling their artisan breads, homemade cakes, cookies, pies, biscotti, candy, seasoning mixes or regional barbecue sauces direct to customers who visit lo ...more

How To : Plant potatoes using a couple different methods

If you're having problems growing potatoes in your yard, you may have to try another method. Using different methods is very common when growing plants since certain areas may require more or less of a certain ingredient. In this tutorial, you'll find out about a couple of di ...more

How To : Grow potatoes in a 5 gallon bucket

In this video you will learn how to get your potato plant growing using a 5 gallon bucket. Start by taking your 5 gallon bucket and drilling a series of small holes at the bottom for draining. Next line the bottom of your bucket with about 2 inches of rocks to help with draina ...more

How To : Cut & plant potatoes

This video describes how to cut and plant potatoes in your own garden. Potatoes are easy to grow almost anywhere and can be started early in the year since they are resistant to cold. You can buy a bag of seed potatoes at a feed store. They have the little sprouts or “eyes”, w ...more

How To : Grow potatoes in a potato planter bag easily

Are you a potato nut? Do you wish you could just grow your own potatoes so that you could get them fresh out of the soil? You're in luck! Watch this video tutorial to learn how to plant and grow potatoes in a potato planter bag. You just need some soil, potato seeds, and a pot ...more

How To : Easily plant potatoes in a garden

Planting potatoes is a great way to test the power of your green finger. It's a fairly easy vegetable to grow and the results are beautiful and delicious potatoes that can be used with any great meal. So in this helpful video tutorial, you'll find out what you need to do in or ...more

How To : Plant potatoes yourself

Interested in planting potatoes? Start a self-sustaining garden full of veggies you can take from your garden, straight to your dinner plate. Plant potatoes 8 inches apart and about 4 inches deep. When the plants grow about 6 to 8 inches tall, start to hill up the sides. Learn ...more

How To : Distinguish different types of bulbs

In this tutorial, Scott Atkinson shows us how to identify different types of bulbs. Common types of bulbs are: tulip, daffodil and lily. These are most easily identified but there are many that appear in flowers. A core looks similar to a bulb but it is a solid tissue and does ...more

How To : Rotate vegetable crops in your garden

Discover the theory behind crop rotation, with Monty's back-to-basics video advice to giving optimum growing conditions for vegetable groups such as potatoes, legumes (beans, peas etc), brassicas (cabbages, cauliflowers, radishes), root vegetables (carrots, parsnips). Follow ...more

How To : Identify probles with weevils and leaf cutter bees

In this video from nmsuaces we learn how to identify problems with weevils and leaf cutter bees. Weevils attack all kinds of plants in a J shape on leaves. To tell a difference between a weevil and leaf cutter bee is the bee will make a perfect round cut, whereas a weevil make ...more

HowTo : Eat Berries in the Wilderness

DO NOT eat a berry if you cannot identify it. I decided not to include the obvious blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, but this guide will assist you in identifying which wild berries are, in fact, poisonous. The best way to stay safe when looking for berries is keepin ...more

How To : Process southwestern desert plants for eating

In this video, Ruth Greenhouse teaches us how to process native plants for eating. The Mesquite desert plant is a great fuel as well as good for beans in the summer months. One way to use the beans is to pick the dry beans when they are ripe (they will be tan) and you can grin ...more

How To : Stack hay bales and hedges in FarmVille (01/07/10)

Spice up your farm in FarmVille! Make your farm appear to be 3D with this sweet trick. This video tutorial shows how to stack hay bales and hedges in FarmVille (01/07/10). If you're getting bored with the rather flat look of Farm Ville, this trick will show you how to make wh ...more

How To : Train a vine

Vines create the perfect look when grown over a trellis, arbor, or arch. You Will Need * A vine plant * A trellis, arbor, or arch * A wooden stake * Floral wire * Pruning shears Step 1: Find a strong shoot Look for the longest and strongest shoot from your vine plant. Pick on ...more

News : Meet the World's Most Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Well suited for loft living, Studio Gorm's Flow Kitchen offers an extremely eco-friendly and efficient solution to all your daily actions in the kitchen. The Netherlands based design studio focuses on three major areas: Waste, Water and Energy. My favorite element? A cutting b ...more

The League : Intro

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News : FarmVille Limited Time Crafting Recipes

Check out the new FarmVille Limited Time Crafting Recipes! There is one recipe for each of the crafting buildings and they all use the limited edition White Pumpkins! Tips Best crops to plant right now: White Pumpkin, Lilac, Carrot, Cranberry. Pick the one that matches your ...more

Weird Ingredient Wednesday : How to Train Your Dragonfruit

Even the most unadventurous eaters can usually be coaxed to take a bite of an exotic fruit (except, perhaps, the notoriously stinky durian). After all, fruit is sweet, juicy, and filled with natural sugars. Don't Miss: Bite into Black Sapote, the Chocolate Pudding Fruit So d ...more

Weird Ingredient Wednesday : 5 Kinds of Flower Waters

You might be familiar with the use of zucchini blossoms in cooking and maybe even know how to make herbal simple syrups. But if you really want to show off as someone who knows how to use flowering plants in food, try adding some flower water to your cooking/baking repertoire. ...more

How To : Make "Dirt" You Can Actually Eat

Want to show all your foodie friends that you're really in the know? Then it's time to master the art of making edible dirt. Chefs out there are finding ways to take various foodstuffs and dry, char, and combine them to give the appearance of actual dirt—only with a rich, savo ...more

How To : Use Chayote Squash for Fries, Salad, Pie, & More

Several years ago, I moved to Brooklyn, New York, just outside a Spanish neighborhood. It was here that I was introduced to chayote. Fast-forward to present day: I live in Los Angeles and buy several chayote squash a week to cook with—yes, I said several. It's so versatile and ...more

How To : 3 Must-Try Ways to Eat Avocado

Avocado is great in guacamole or as slices on a sandwich, but there's so much more you can do with this wonderful fruit (call it a vegetable, that's fine—but it's technically a fruit). While I could eat guac every single day, these are some of my favorite recipes to spice up a ...more

How To : 5 Reasons Why You Should Always Keep Stale Cereal

It happens to even the most avid cereal eaters: sooner or later you open a box, unfurl the crinkled plastic bag, and find that the cereal inside is stale. Maybe you forgot about it, maybe you ate it too slowly, or maybe you just found a new, better cereal and left it behind li ...more

Soil Science : How Microbes Make Compost to Feed the Soil

Are you looking for a little microbe magic? Think composting. Composting is a great way to reuse food and plant waste that you would otherwise throw into the trash, which would just end up in a landfill somewhere. During the composting cycle, microbes reduce this organic wast ...more

News : How a Vaccine Could Protect Florida's Orange Trees

A disease called "citrus greening" has devastated and permanently altered citrus production in the United States, but a vaccine that could protect orange trees may be part of a winning strategy to beat the bacteria that is killing the trees. Citrus greening, also known as Hua ...more

Trash Talk : 5 Food Scraps You Should Not Be Throwing Away

A few years ago I went hog-wild trying to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle. I didn't succeed, but the experiment taught me that we throw away things we could—and should—be using more. In ye olde days of our forefathers, people generally used every part of the animal in cooking. ...more

How To : Tips & Tactics to Create Your Own Compost Pile

While it is easy to create and maintain your compost pile, you can enjoy it more knowing a few basic tips. International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is May 7 through May 13, 2017. First launched in 1995, ICAW is a great opportunity to share enthusiasm and awareness of the b ...more

News : 8 Edible Cups That Make Finger Foods a Snap

"You can even eat the dishes," claims the song "The Candy Man Can" from 1971's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The idea of edible cups, even back then, grabbed my attention—any kid would much prefer to eat her dish instead of clean it afterward, of course! Don't Miss: ...more

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