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13 Unusual Uses For Plants, Flowers, Fruits And Vegetables

From art to beauty remedies, here are some uses you might not normally associate with plants, flowers, fruits and vegetables. Bananas In the Philippines, a banana trunk is sometimes used in large floral arrangements instead of floral foam. Banana peel can be used as shoe polish. Use the underside of the peel (the slippery part). Herbs Use sprigs of herbs instead of a brush to brush on basting liquid or sauce to your grilled meat. This helps add more flavor

How To Plant Potatoes

Potatoes are usually planted in March, but you can still plant them in April and May. Main crop potatoes planted at this time can be harvested in the summer through autumn which is about 15 weeks after planting. A second crop can be harvested around December from an August planting. Get seed potatoes. Seed potatoes are what you need to start planting. These are small potato tubers about the size of a small egg that have small shoots-called eyes- already