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Growing Okra

Okra is a healthy addition to your plate, and a beautiful bloomer in the garden. Growing your own is easy. Here's how.


Okra is used for healing ulcers & keeping joints limber. It helps to neutralize acids, being very alkaline, & provides a temporary protective coating for the digestive tract. Okra is rich in dietary fiber & helps to regulate the body’s blood sugar. Its mucilage helps bind together bile acid & bad cholesterol. Okra contains glutathione, a powerful antioxidant that helps fight against germs & bacteria. Pods of the plant are a rich source of Vitamin K which strengthen bones. #dherbs

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Growing Okra In Pots

Okra is a delicious vegetable that is low in calorie and good for health. You don't need a lot of space to plant it. See how you can grow okra in a pot

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Information On Growing Okra And Harvesting Okra

Okra is a wonderful vegetable that is used in all sorts of soups and stews. It is pretty versatile, but not a lot of people actually grow it. If you are thinking about planting okra, read here for growing tips.

"All About Growing Okra" Growing okra is easy in warm climates, but even Northern gardeners can plant okra in sun-warmed containers. This guide includes descriptions of the types of okra, how to plant okra, and how to harvest okra pods in their prime. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS