Using Tea to Promote Growth in Other Plants

That “green thumb” urge strikes when the weather turns even slightly more Spring-like. And tea can be your garden’s best friend. Whether in compost or a liquid fertilizer, using tea to promote growth in other plants is becoming increasingly touted. And it’s no small wonder. A lot of good stuff gets infused out of those …

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A Good Year for Tea

If you are from a certain part of the country, usually rural, you will recognize the old saying: “It was a good year for peaches...or plums...or tomatoes, etc.” Many a gardener, farmer, or homemaker spending hours in a hot kitchen filling canning jars has marked a year by the exceptional bounty and fine taste of …

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Tea Gardens – Hold on for Spring!

I've written about tea gardens before. But today happens to be a gorgeous, sunny day with highs in the 60s, and I just can't quite believe that spring is still two months away, and our last frost date several weeks after that. I've been spending the past several weeks bent over gardening books, scribbling notes. …

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