What To Do When My Basil Flowers? Basil Varieties and How to Use Them

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Basil is an annual herb. To maximize its foliage and flavor, you need to prune it regularly. Failure to do so, the plant begins to flower. While the whitish or purple flowers are beautiful, they can make the plant die down prematurely. They also cause the stems to become woody and the leaves bitter. So … Read more

Viparspectra 600W Review – Is It Worth The Buck?

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If you’re an indoor gardener who has been shopping around for a new LED grow light, then you have probably come across the Viparspectra 600W LED Grow Light at some point in your research. If so, you may have noticed that it seems to get a lot of really good reviews even though it is … Read more

Peppermint VS Spearmint – What’s The Difference?

Peppermint vs Spearmint

There are over 15 types of mint but spearmint and peppermint are the most popular. But, do they differ? Here’s a comparison of peppermint vs spearmint. Sometimes, people use the words spearmint and peppermint interchangeably. While both plants belong to the Mentha genus, they are different species. They differ in physical characteristics, chemical concentration, and … Read more