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Updated: 04/01/2013 08:00:48AM

Satisfy your sweet tooth with backyard sugar cane

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Ever since my days living in the West Indies, I have been fascinated by the giant perennial grass called sugar cane.

Many homeowners already have this tropical grass happily growing in a corner of their lot. It is hard to imagine that a “seed-piece” of sugar cane planted in the garden will produce a two- to four-pound stalk with
15 percent sugar content in about 12 months. Careful attention to planting and growing sugar cane will reward your sweet tooth with a special home-grown treat.

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