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Prairies to Perennials

An almanac of all things that grow in Lincoln's backyard.
Pepper 2 aug 2016

Harvesting Peppers Program

Harvesting Peppers. This summer, University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener volunteers will provide programs in the Master Gardener demonstration gardens. Join Master Gardener volunteers on Thursday, August 25, at 5:30 p.m., for theirthird in a series of pepper programs. Volunteers will discuss the various peppers grown in the Herb Garde...

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Fresh Salsa

Salsa Salsa is one of America's favorite condiments. While there are many types of salsa available commercially, this summer consider making garden fresh tomato salsa. Grow your own plants or purchase fresh produce from a local farmer's market. A basic tomato salsa recipe includes tomatoes, peppers, onions, garlic, cilantro and tomatillos. These plants can flourish with a little care in...

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