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Marigolds Keep Aphids Away

Marigolds Keep Aphids Away

For more information, read the article Controlling Aphids. Recently, I was growing some basil in our testing lab. When I came in after the weekend, I noticed that the plants in several of our containers were infested with aphids, but the basil that I had planted in a windowbox with marigolds were aphid-free. I had […]

My Pesto Addiction


I had homemade pesto for dinner last night. And the night before, and last weekend, too. Now that this year’s crop is up and growing strong, I don’t mind using up the rest of last year’s batch of pesto, which I froze in Pesto Cubes. care not to use up my stash. For me, having […]

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