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Long, green gourd-like plants growing on a vine covering a chain link fence. The vine also has broad leaves and yellow flowers.
Luffa vines can grow up to 30 feet. Providing support keeps the fruit off of the ground to prevent it from rotting before it matures.

Peggy Singlemann visits Mark Ragland in his tea garden in Prince George County to discuss how to grow the tea tree, Camellia sinensis, in Virginia.

Amyrose Foll meets Lara Brooks of Lara’s Luffa to learn about growing luffa to produce natural sponges.

Randy Battle shares tips for planting winter vegetables in the garden bed. Dr. Robyn Puffenbarger explains how to use herbs to add interest to landscape beds.

Studio Extra:

Mark visits Peggy in the studio to demonstrate how to brew the perfect cup of tea.