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What Is Asian Ginseng – Learn How To Grow Korean Ginseng Plants

By Amy Grant

Ginseng is featured prominently in a number of energy drinks, tonics and other health related products. On many of these products, the type of ginseng is called Asian or Korean ginseng root. The following article discusses how to grow Korean ginseng root.

Wild Simulated Ginseng Plants: How To Grow Wild Simulated Ginseng

By Amy Grant

Ginseng can command a significant price and may be an excellent opportunity for non-timber income on forest lands, which is where some enterprising growers plant ginseng. Click here to find out what wild simulated ginseng is and how to grow this plant yourself.

Medicinal Ginseng Remedies – Using Ginseng For Health Benefits

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

In Asia, medicinal ginseng dates back several centuries. In North America, herbal ginseng use dates back to the early settlers, who used the plant to treat a number of conditions. Is ginseng good for you? What do medical experts say about using ginseng for health? Find out here.

Ailing Ginseng Plants – Identifying Common Ginseng Problems

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Ginseng is a great plant to grow because you can enjoy a lot of potential health benefits from using the medicinal root. Unfortunately, there are a lot of ginseng problems you may encounter in the garden, as this is not the easiest plant to grow. Learn more here.

Dried Ginseng Root: Learn How To Store Ginseng Plants

By Amy Grant

Growing ginseng as an alternative crop is increasing in popularity, but it does take some commitment and it is necessary to learn how to dry ginseng root properly and store for later use. The information in this article can help with that.

Potted Ginseng Care: Can You Grow Ginseng In Containers

By Teo Spengler

Ginseng prefers to grow outdoors, either in beds or in pots. If you have questions about growing ginseng in containers, click here. We’ll give you information about potted ginseng including tips to help container-grown ginseng thrive.

Varieties Of Ginseng For The Home Gardener

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

There are several types of ginseng on the market today, including a few varieties of “ginseng” that are similar in many ways, but aren’t actually a true ginseng. Click on the following article to learn more about different types of ginseng.

Is Ginseng Edible – Information On Edible Ginseng Plant Parts

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Ginseng medicinal uses date back many hundreds of years. The plant has been a valuable herb in the United States since the days of the early settlers, and today, is outsold only by ginkgo biloba. But is ginseng edible? Click the following article to learn more.

Ginseng Seed Propagation – Tips For Growing Ginseng From Seed

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Fresh ginseng can be hard to come by, so growing your own seems like a logical practice. However, ginseng seed sowing takes patience and time, plus a bit of know how. Get some tips here on ginseng seed propagation so you can reap the benefits of this potentially helpful herb.

Can You Pick Wild Ginseng – Is Foraging For Ginseng Legal

By Amy Grant

Ginseng can go for up to $600 per pound. The price tag makes harvesting wild ginseng seem like a great way to feather one’s nest, but can you pick wild ginseng? The issue of foraging for ginseng is a bit more complex than it might seem. Learn more here.

Common Ginseng Uses: What Is Ginseng Used For

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

What is ginseng used for? It is considered a panacea which can help enhance well-being. Ginseng remedies are wildly popular in Eastern medicine, where the herb is used for everything from curing the common cold to promoting sexual virility. Learn more in this article.

Common Ginseng Insects – How To Get Rid Of Pests On Ginseng

By Teo Spengler

Ginseng, like most plants, can be attacked by pests, so a basic know-how about bugs that eat ginseng is mandatory. Click this article for information on ginseng insects and other pests, as well as tips on how to get rid of pests on ginseng plants.

American Ginseng Harvesting: Is It Legal To Harvest Ginseng Roots

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Ginseng root can be sold for a good price, and it’s notoriously difficult to grow, so harvesting it in the wild is common. But American ginseng harvesting is controversial and regulated by law. Know the rules before you go ginseng hunting. Learn more here.

What’s Wrong With My Ginseng – Learn About Ginseng Disease Control

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Whether grown in containers at home or planted en masse as a means of income, ginseng is highly prized. It is easy to imagine that growers may become quite alarmed when faced with sick ginseng plants. Learn about common diseases in this article.

Ginseng Fertilizer Needs: Tips For Feeding Ginseng Plants

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

With specific growing habitats, those growing their own ginseng must provide ideal conditions to harvest marketable roots. This may lead growers to think about ways in which they are able to best maximize their crop yields – fertilizer being one. Learn more here.

Ginseng Growing Info: Learn About Ginseng Harvesting And Care

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Ginseng is valued for its many useful properties. Wild ginseng is considered threatened in some states. If you have an ideal growing environment and plenty of patience, you may be able to grow your own ginseng. This article will help.

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