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When To Pick Serrano Peppers? Getting Deliciously Hot Peppers

Mexican cuisine is one of the most scrumptious dishes I have ever tried. The combination of the different vegetables and fruits in one dish brings out an exceptional flavor. I am not actually a huge fan of spicy dishes, but Pico De Gallo’s become my personal favorite. I love to pair it with my tacos or a pack of corn chips! The juices from chopped tomatoes, onions, serrano peppers, coriander leaves all jive in. It is like bursts of sweet, spicy and sour flavors that define the authentic taste of Mexican cuisine. The touch of spice from the serrano peppers are definitely a winner!

And so I decided to grow my own serrano peppers. I have got to wait for quite a long time until the harvest season comes. The ripening and harvest sometimes vary, particularly when the temperature or season is unpredictable. If you’re dealing with the same thing, I know you’re dying to know when to pick serrano peppers. So, when is the best time to harvest? How would you know if your serrano peppers are ready to pick? I’d love to share you some tips!

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How To Make Amazing Shrooms From Your Garden

Maybe you are an avid gardener who always loves to experiment with new types of plants, flowers, and crops in your lovely garden. From fruits to vegetables to even herbs, you have already done your fair share of growing all sorts of abundant and different items from your own backyard.

That said, perhaps you are interested in taking the next step forward and trying your hand at growing mushrooms. More specifically, you are keen on growing “shrooms,” as they call it. Also known as “psilocybin mushrooms”, these interestingly-shaped fungi have powerful, hallucinogenic properties which have been used both recreational and medicinally, which can be a very interesting experiment for you to try out, even if you do not end up eating them!

In this article, we will show you how you can go about growing shrooms from your garden. Soon enough, you will be growing them like no other. With that said, let us get started!

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Top Ways: How to Kill Dallisgrass Without Calling a Professional

I have loved the green scenery since I was a child and I know most of my readers do too. It has such a calming effect that I eventually nurtured the act of gardening deep within me. However, there are some things that we cannot appreciate if they’re in excess.

My friends and I would often discuss how to kill dallisgrass because a simple weed removal tool would not be enough to get rid of it anymore. This is the brainchild of this article. I would like to share with you, my readers, the most effective strategies I have learned to eliminate dallisgrass. This is dedicated primarily to my friends who reside in the southern part of the States.​

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How to Save a Dying Tree?

Trees are very important to us but their numbers are decreasing as time goes by. One of the major problems of the world would be air pollution and trees can help us combat that concern. This is why it is salient to learn how to save a dying tree.

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What Do Roly Polies Eat? – Solving a Mystery in the Soil

Every gardener encounters roly polies, but few of us truly understand them. What are these strange creatures? Although they look like insects at first glance, roly polies are actually crustaceans. In fact, they are the only such animals to live their entire lives on land, but they are only able to survive in dark, moist environments.

Although quite common in the United States today, many gardeners see them as an annoyance. If these grey-colored creatures are pests, though, what do roly polies eat? As decomposers, they specifically feed on decayed matter and process metals. Roly polies thus play a key role in your garden by building and maintaining the soil.​

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