Growing Pumpkins in Your Ohio Garden

Pumpkins are popping up in Ohio! Be ready for the autumn harvest with your own field of pumpkins in the backyard garden.


7 Ways to Prune Blackberries for a Healthy Plant and a Bountiful Harvest

Pruning your blackberries will really help them thrive. Here is how to prune blackberries to encourage the plant's natural growth and produce lots of delicious berries.


How to Get the Highest Yield and Best Flavor From Tomatoes

These three easy tips will help you get the best-tasting tomatoes (and more of them!).


How to Choose the Best Tomato Variety to Grow (6 Tips)

From deciding what you want to do with your tomatoes to figuring out what your frost date is, here are six key questions to ask yourself before buying tomato plants.


Why Are Your Tomato Seeds Not Germinating?

This article is about why tomato seeds fail to germinate. Learn about the environmental conditions and other factors that prevent tomato seeds from sprouting.


How to Grow Lots of Green Beans in Containers

This article provides several useful tips for growing green beans in containers. Photos are included.


DIY Pea Trellis: How to Build a Simple Pea Trellis in Your Garden

Giving peas a trellis to grow upright makes it easier for them to fruit and for you to pick. It also ensures there will be some left for you after the critters get the low-lying ones. Trellises are easy to build. Try these examples.


Vegetables You Can Grow in Your Garden Without Buying Their Seeds From the Market

Gardening can be fun when you can grow your favorite vegetables easily in your home garden without buying their seeds from the market.


My Top Tip to Improve Tomato Seed Germination

Tomato seeds can be difficult to germinate in compost. You can wait weeks and nothing happens. Read my top tip to improve the speed and success of seed germination using a handy kitchen product that everybody owns.


How to Grow Malabar Spinach, an Edible Tropical Vine

Malabar spinach, although not a true spinach, tastes like it and grows during the heat of the summer when your true spinach has finished.


Do Upside Down Tomato Planters Really Work?

We tried growing tomatoes upside down and compared it to conventional tomato plant growing methods in our garden and containers. Here's what we found.


How to Grow Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is a versatile squash that can be prepared many different ways. It grows on long vines that can be planted in hills or grown in rows.


How to Grow Brussels Sprouts, a Cool Season Vegetable

Brussels sprouts look like little cabbages. They grow best in cool weather and actually taste better after a light frost.


A Tropical Taste of Hawaii: Eggfruit

Eggfruit, aka canistel or yellow sapote, is a tropical fruit with a peculiar taste and texture. It is known for its incredible nutritional values and health benefits.


How to Grow Broccoli, a Cool Season Vegetable

Broccoli is usually grown in the cool weather of spring. After you harvest the main head, smaller side shoots grow for a longer harvest season.


How to Successfully Grow Blueberries in the South

This article will provide everything you need to know to grow blueberries successfully in the Southern United States.


How to Clone Fruit Trees With the Air Layering Method

In this article, I will show you a very easy method of air layering fruit trees that requires no additional watering and allows you to clone your favorite trees for exact copies.


How to Grow Plum Tomatoes From Seeds in Containers

Learn how to grow baby plum tomatoes from seeds in containers in the garden. Everything you need to know about planting, growing and harvesting tomato plants. I show you the best way to water the tomatoes and how much sun and shade they need.


How to Grow Squash-Pumpkin Hybrids

This article explains how to grow squash-pumpkin hybrids through the technique of cross-pollination.


How to Reuse Food Waste Through Gardening: The Zombie Garden

You can use fruit and vegetable scraps you'd normally discard to grow healthy new plants. Consider reusing them to grow your own zombie garden.


Germinating Broccoli Seeds in a Paper Towel (With Photos)

Paper towel gardening is a great method for germinating broccoli seeds indoors. This article will guide you through the process.


'Ulu Breadfruit: Facts and Culinary Uses

'Ulu Breadfruit is one of the healthiest edible fruits on the planet! This article discusses facts and uses of the fruit.


How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms on a Home Farm (With Recipes)

This article will share details about my small home oyster mushroom farm and provide information on how to set up a similar one in your own home. It also provides a few recipes that incorporate delicious oyster mushrooms for you to try at home.


How to Grow Cinnamon Like an Expert

This guide will teach you how to grow cinnamon inside the home and as a garden plant. You’ll also learn how to care for this spice, what it’s used for and how to consume it safely.


8 Easy and Low-Cost Veggies and Berries That Kids Can Grow

This article discusses the easiest veggie and berries to grow, so kids can get involved in the magic of gardening.


How to Grow Peppercorns Like an Expert

Growing peppercorns is easy. This guide will teach you how to cultivate and care for your peppercorn plant. As a bonus, you’ll also receive an overview of the spice’s uses and warnings.


How to Grow Ginger Like an Expert

You can grow ginger (fuss-free) with the guidelines outlined in the article. You’ll also learn how to care for this warm spice, its uses, and any precautions related to ginger.


How to Grow Vanilla Like an Expert

You can grow vanilla at home. If you’re ready for a labour-intensive project, have buckets of patience, and would love your own vanilla beans, then this article will guide you every step of the way.


How to Grow Mint Like an Expert

Get the top tips for growing and caring for mint plants. You’ll also learn about mint's uses and dangers.


How to Grow Garlic Like an Expert

Learn how to easily grow garlic by following this article’s guidelines. You’ll also learn all about the herb’s uses, care, and precautions.


How to Start a Vegetable Garden During Quarantine

We decided to make use of the quarantine time by planting vegetables in the backyard. Now, we're lucky enough to be harvesting most days!


8 Veggies You'll Never Need to Buy Again

Even if you live in a big city and don't have much space for a big garden, there are still some easy-to-grow, easy-to-find veggies you can plant!


How to Grow Rosemary Like an Expert

You can grow rosemary easily with this step-by-step guide.


7 Easy-to-Grow Vegetables You Need to Add to Your Veggie Garden

This article will provide information on watercress, tomatoes, bok choi, radishes, and more of the easiest vegetables to grow in your veggie garden.


How to Grow Grapes in a Tropical Climate

This article covers much about the delicate, special and intensive husbandry of the grapevine, and will help you grow grapes in tropical climates.


Tomato Plant Wilting (Drooping) Causes and What to Do About It

Tomato plants wilt for a number of reasons, some are environmental and others are caused by pathogens. This guide explains the types and what you can and should do about it.


How to Grow Parsley Like an Expert

You can grow parsley at home and it’s easy. Just follow the guidelines to cultivate and harvest this tasty herb!


How to Grow Tomatillos (Husk Tomatoes)

Tomatillos are used to make the popular salsa verde. They are grown as annuals in northern gardens, similar to tomatoes.


How to Grow Ground Cherries (Husk Tomatoes)

Ground cherries are easy to grow and have a variety of uses.


Tomato Sunscald: Cause, Symptoms and Preventive Measures

Caused due to direct exposure to sunlight in elevated temperatures, tomato sunscald is easily preventable and its progress can be slowed down. Read on to learn how.


How to Grow Pumpkins From Seed for Halloween

This guide will tell you everything you need to know about growing your own pumpkins from seed.


My 2020 Pandemic Victory Garden

In stressful times, people turn to gardening for comfort, food, and as a distraction. In the time of a pandemic, the idea of growing your own food is catching on quickly. Here are my tips.


How Much Sun Do Tomato Plants Need at Different Stages of Growth?

Tomato plants require anywhere between six to eight hours of direct sunlight, but increased heat intensity (temperatures) can cause problems. Learn out how to prevent this and more in this helpful guide to tomatoes and the levels of sunlight they require.


How Deep Do Tomato Roots Grow? The Definitive Guide

This article covers everything you need to know about how deep tomato roots grow, whether your raised bed is high enough, how you can control root growth, and more.


How to Grow Swiss Chard for Spring or Fall

Swiss chard is a leafy green that can be grown and harvested from spring until fall.


How to Grow Jerusalem Artichokes (Sunchokes)

Jerusalem artichokes, also known as sunchokes, are a native plant that is grown for its nutritious tuber.


How to Successfully Grow Your Own Popcorn

Anyone can grow their own popcorn. All you need is a pot, kernels, and a little patience. This guide will show you how!


How to Grow Celeriac (Celery Root)

Celeriac is related to celery, but easier to grow and store.


Why Do Tomatoes Split and Crack? (Overcoming and Preventing It)

Tomatoes split whenever the flesh of the fruit expands faster than the skin can stretch. This mainly happens due to a high influx of water into the fruit. This article explains ways to prevent this from happening, as well as what you can do if it has already occurred.


How to Grow Celery for Spring or Fall

Celery is a biennial vegetable that is grown as an annual. You can grow it for harvest in the spring or the fall.