The Allium family of plant includes onions, garlic, shallots, leeks, and scallions The latin word allium literally means ‘garlic’. Alliums are herbaceous perennials with flowers produced on scapes, a flower stem. Hardiness: Alliums can be grown in Zones 3 to 9, depending upon the species and the cultivar. Alliums aren’t terribly picky: Most alliums grow …

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How to Grow Tire Potatoes

potato harvest

I read somewhere that people get so dogmatic about the way they grow their potatoes because basically you can’t screw it up. Plant potatoes, water potatoes, harvest potatoes. I have grown potatoes many times in up to four tires high. I have had great success. I have had lousy years. The one real common denominator …

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