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Training jasmine on a fence, and repotting it later

I just bought a jasmine vine and a large planter (22"). I want screening along a fence adjacent to my patio. I assume I'll have to repot the vine in a couple years. Is there a way to train the vines such that there will be enough slack to do this replanting without cutting off all the vines? [more inside]
posted by slidell on Apr 6, 2016 - 3 answers

Ordering tea directly from China: safe?

I've tried a bunch of different loose leaf green teas, and my favorite comes from an online tea store based in China. However, by ordering directly from them, I'm bypassing European and British consumer safety regulations. If you can read Chinese -- or you know something about food safety in China -- you can help me figure out whether this is a risky purchase. [more inside]
posted by yankeefog on Jun 12, 2015 - 5 answers

Calling people with large tea cupboards

Can you help me identify a specific brand of tea based on what I recall of its box design? I used it up, recycled the packaging, and foolishly thought I'd be able to find it again easily. [more inside]
posted by Mizu on Apr 11, 2013 - 6 answers

Disoriented you enter in, unleashing scent of wild jasmine

Honeysuckle and jasmine smell identical to me. Is there a good reason for this? Like...science? [more inside]
posted by mippy on Jul 27, 2012 - 4 answers

scented teas

I'm interested in making my own scented tea blends with dried flowers. I'm aware that commercial scented teas utilize aromas to augment the use of flowers. Do you know of a good supplier of dried jasmine, osmanthus, rose, chrysanthemum or cherry blossom?
posted by leigh1 on Jan 7, 2012 - 5 answers

Blooming Jasmine

My Jasmine is broken. How can I persuade it to blossom? [more inside]
posted by BadMiker on Apr 4, 2011 - 7 answers

Spa or nah?

My girlfriend and I are going to Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic) for a week, and she wants to book a day at a spa there. The spa wants payment up-front and via Paypal. Is this a scam? [more inside]
posted by hayvac on Mar 11, 2009 - 10 answers

Putting jasmine into baked goods?

Is there an easy solution to getting jasmine flavor into baked goods? [more inside]
posted by simplethings on Sep 8, 2008 - 9 answers

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