Rose-scented geranium is one of the more useful herbs in the garden—it can be used to make a relaxing herbal tea, delicately scent and nourish wood, and keep insects at bay.
Plant a lot of garden carrots? I simply don't have the space to fall-harvest and store all my carrots over the winter season. Fall harvest time has enough to do as it is, and this carrot and beet winterizing method saves time too! Here's what I do.
Cardoon looks like and is related to artichokes but the buds are not eaten. Instead they are grown for their stems which look like celery but taste like artichokes.
A guide to planting, growing and harvesting carrots from seeds in pots and containers in your garden. How long does it take for carrots to grow from seed? How long does it take for a carrot seed to germinate? Includes a carrot juice recipe.
If you are looking for a native berry to add to your yard, try raspberries. You can even get them in colors other than red.
Plant fast-growing crops to take full advantage of your limited garden space. Use inter-cropping and succession planting to maximise your rewards.
Walks through through the countryside with a basket for wild blackberries and strawberries are fantastic to imagine, but unrealistic for most city-dwellers. Today, a growing community of urban foragers is finding food in the most seemingly food-bare environments. Learn about urban foraging, and some of the most common edible, urban plants.
Planting, growing and harvesting sweet bell peppers. How long does it take to grow sweet peppers from seed? When can you grow pepper plants outside? This guide will reveal all you need to know to grow and care for sweet bell peppers.
Use these companion planting techniques to maximise your harvest, while staying away from harmful pesticides and reducing your need for fertilisers.
Yellow passion fruit liliko’i is plentiful in Hawaii. It has an irresistible tropical taste and many delicious culinary uses. This guide will provide information on the many uses of this wonderful plant and provide guidance on how to grow your own. Liliko’i cheesecake anyone?
You can enjoy homegrown figs no matter where you live. Fig trees grow well in containers if they are not hardy in your area.
Gardens are not often thought of as an investment, but my garden has well outperformed the stock market thus far. In this article, I'll break down the setup of my simple garden and offer tips on how you can set up a similarly fruitful one in your own yard.
How to grow and take care of tomato plants from seeds to harvest in the garden. How much space and sun do tomatoes need to grow successfully? How much water should you give a tomato plant? Step-by-step instructions for planting, growing and harvesting tomatoes from seed.
Learn everything you need to know about planting, growing, and harvesting onions in a small garden. I explain when to plant onions and how long it takes them to grow and how to take care of these vegetables.
Growing potatoes in containers can save space and simplify the process. This guide will show you how to successfully grow this tasty vegetable in a variety of different mediums, including garbage bags, trash cans, and old tires.