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Grow Your Own Calamansi Tree At Home

Also known as calamondin in other countries, the calamansi is a popular ingredient in a lot of  Filipino dishes. Like lemon in western cuisine,  Filipinos add its sour juice to most of their meat marinates , or to perk up cooked meals when used in combination with the local fish sauce or soy sauce.   Read More…

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What To Sow Or plant In October

At this time of year, plants are beginning to enter their winter dormancy period. If you’re buying bare-rooted (as opposed to container-grown) fruit bushes, any time in the next six months is a good time to plant them – provided your soil is not frozen or waterlogged. October is also the month for sowing and Read More…

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The Best Tip To Improve Your Harvest

Crop rotation isn’t just for huge scale gardens and homesteads. Every gardener can truly profit with his harvest by knowing the essential standards of crop rotation. From adjusting soil supplements to helping diminish the issues with pest and disease, crop rotation is pertinent even on a little scale. Why you should rotate your plants? According to Read More…

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9 Best Fruit Crops For Shade

1. Blackberries The best soft fruit for shade, blackberries can be trained against a wall or fence. Cultivated varieties give bigger, earlier fruit than wild plants. Try a thornless variety such as ‘Loch Ness’ or ‘Helen’. 2. Pears Pears do need some sun, but they’ll crop in partial shade. Early varieties such as ‘Beth’ should Read More…