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What are some herbs and spices that are easy to grow indoors?

I currently grow Rosemary on my windowsill. What are some other herbs and spices that are easy to grow (and useful)? I live in South Carolina, USA. Plants are indoors = 65-75F all year.
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How can I identify an apple variety?

We put in four young apple trees a few years ago, two cookers and two eaters, four different varieties. Now that those puny trees have grown up and started to produce a substantial crop, we're ...
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Which types of broccoli are cut-and-come-again?

I grew two types of broccoli this year. One was monaco I think, and the other one I'm not sure about (maybe calabrese?). We started harvesting the monaco more than a month ago and per this question ...
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What F1 in name of seeds/varieties means?

Quick question: what 'F1' (for example 'Oceano F1' tomato seed) in name of seed exactly means? Are there other designations/markings in use, what is their meaning? Are there other naming conventions (...
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Will Bermuda grass survive in Boston

I live in the Boston metro area, which is a zone 6a/6b. The grass we currently have does not do well in the summer at all. The center of our yard is full sun most of the day and pretty much dies ...