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  • Grow your own hot peppers, and add some piquancy and heat to your cooking. Find out the different varieties, which peppers are the hottest, and tips to grow your own hot peppers.

    Growing Hot Peppers

    Growing Hot Peppers

    by Nicolette Goff2

  • Here are some gardening tips for planting, growing and harvesting runner beans successfully, including how to make a cane wigwam to support the plants as they grow.

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Runner Beans

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Runner Beans

    by L M Reid0

  • Have you ever wondered which common edible wild plants are safe to eat? If you do learn about them, you'll never have to worry about being hungry again. Here's an introduction to Common American Wild Plants.

    Common Edible Wild Plants

    Common Edible Wild Plants

    by Jerilee Wei73

  • Carrots are an easy to grow vegetable with a long and interesting history.

    How to Grow Carrots

    How to Grow Carrots

    by Caren White2

  • Rose-Scented Geraniums are one of the more useful herbs in the garden - make a relaxing herbal tea or use the leaves to delicately scent and nourish wood and to keep insects at bay.

    Benefits and Uses of Geranium Pelargonium

    Benefits and Uses of Geranium Pelargonium

    by Fiona11

  • Looking to get the most out of your small space or container garden? Well then, it's time to try growing Pequin Peppers! Even in tight spaces, these pepper plants are always high yielding.

    Growing Pequin Peppers

    Growing Pequin Peppers

    by Zach4

  • Use kitchen scraps to grow plants! Yes a lot of foods you disregard as not edible and/or trash can in fact grow into a plant and give you more fruits and vegetables! It is an alternative way of growing a vegetable garden then growing from seed or buying a bunch of plants.

    Easy Gardening: Grow Vegetable Plants from Kitchen Scraps!

    Easy Gardening: Grow Vegetable Plants from Kitchen Scraps!

    by Brian Dooling166

  • Pepper plants are a great addition to every container garden, needing only minimal looking after.

    Caring for Pepper Plants

    Caring for Pepper Plants

    by Zach8

  • Growing French tarragon in the home garden. How to pick a planting location, how to plant and care for French tarragon.

    How to Grow Tarragon

    How to Grow Tarragon

    by KA Hanna13

  • Add a little flare to your container garden by growing garlic! This easy to grow root crop can be planted densely for abundant harvests. Come learn how to grow garlic in a pot!

    How to Grow Garlic in a Pot

    How to Grow Garlic in a Pot

    by Zach7

  • Here you will learn some new tricks to grow big tomato plants that produce lots of fruit. The added benefit is lots of tomatoes to eat fresh or can and freeze.

    How to Get Lots of Tomatoes

    How to Get Lots of Tomatoes

    by Barbara Badder28

  • The Piri piri pepper, also called the African red devil pepper, is a very spicy African pepper that can grow in small containers and under most types of desk lamps. Its an easy and fun way to grow peppers just about anywhere, especially indoors. ...

    Growing the African Red Devil Pepper Plant

    Growing the African Red Devil Pepper Plant

    by Rhianni321

  • Growing a vegetable garden is not as difficult a thing as many people make it out to be. My husband and I have grown a garden every year for the last 25 years. Here are some tips for growing your own vegetable garden.

    Tips on How to Grow a Vegetable Garden

    Tips on How to Grow a Vegetable Garden

    by Sheila Brown28

  • How do you grow tomato plants in pots and containers. How much space and how many hours of sun does a tomato plant need? How much should you water a tomato plant? Step-by-step instructions for planting, growing and harvesting tomatoes from seed.

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Tomato Plants

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Tomato Plants

    by L M Reid13

  • Vertical gardening is a great way to maximize the use of a small space. You can grow everything from pole beans and tomatoes to larger plants like potatoes and pumpkins. This guide will show you how.

    How to Build a Vertical Vegetable Garden

    How to Build a Vertical Vegetable Garden

    by Thomas Byers23

  • Shallots can be used in place of onions for a milder flavor. They also keep much longer than onions.

    How to Grow Shallots

    How to Grow Shallots

    by Caren White4

  • Lablab purpureus or Hyacinth Bean is a beautiful, easy to grow edible vine. It grows in most climates and provides a quick and attractive screen with its lavender flowers and purple beans and stems. You'll find information about how to grow and eat Hyacinth Bean.

    Lablab - Growing Hyacinth Bean

    Lablab - Growing Hyacinth Bean

    by Yvonne L. B.25

  • Strawberries are one of the fruits most frequently grown in home gardens. Some commonly advised techniques, however, can cause mushy strawberries. There are ways to prevent this from happening.

    What Causes Mushy Strawberries?

    What Causes Mushy Strawberries?

    by TheListLady10

  • Egyptian Onions, also known as Top Onions, grow sets instead of flowers, at the top of the stem. Planted in the fall, the onions are ready for use before most of the garden can be planted. Nice sized bulbs add pleasant flavor to dishes, cooked or...

    Growing and Using Egyptian Onions

    Growing and Using Egyptian Onions

    by Christa Dovel40

  • A guide to using companion plants in your vegetable garden as a natural way to keep away harmful pests and diseases and improve your crops. Includes charts of vegetables, herbs and flower companion planting combinations.

    Vegetable Garden Companion Plants Guide

    Vegetable Garden Companion Plants Guide

    by Kathy Sima13

  • Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Miller) is a popular seasonal vegetable with a variety of uses. Tomatoes are a rich source of vitamins A and C and is used as a primary ingredient in making purees and catsup.

    How to Grow Tomato Plants

    How to Grow Tomato Plants

    by Jay-Ar Segundo0

  • Planting, growing and harvesting cucumbers successfully from seeds in containers and pots. How much space does a cucumber plant need to grow? How long does it take to grow? How do I grow cucumbers in pots?

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Cucumbers in Pots

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Cucumbers in Pots

    by L M Reid2

  • Are you planning on planting tomatoes? You're definitely going to want to read this detailed guide that covers the best time to plant seeds, the kind of seeds to pick, how to prepare the soil for the seeds, the lighting conditions, when and how to transplant them and a lot more. Become a pro today!

    Tomato Plant Care: Seed to Garden (A Complete Guide)

    Tomato Plant Care: Seed to Garden (A Complete Guide)

    by Brandon Lobo26

  • An herb garden is a great way to bring color to your garden and fresh herbs to your table. This type of garden can be grown indoors or out and on any scale.

    What to Plant in Your Herb Garden

    What to Plant in Your Herb Garden

    by Anna Marie Bowman18

  • I am growing saffron, the most expensive spice in the world, in my yard. Give this exotic a try and see what it can do in your kitchen.

    How to Cultivate Saffron

    How to Cultivate Saffron

    by Rae Schwarz75

  • Jalapenos peppers are a festive and bountiful addition to any container garden. Learn how to grow jalapenos in containers today!

    Growing Jalapenos in a Pot

    Growing Jalapenos in a Pot

    by Zach32

  • Ohio’s climate is well-suited for growing cold-season vegetables—onions are on the list. Whether from seeds directly into the garden or transplanted plants, growing thickening and spreading onion bulbs is best done in the spring … but not always.

    Growing Onions in Ohio

    Growing Onions in Ohio

    by Teri Silver0

  • Propagate and enjoy a piece of history with the Herb of Angels, a biennial vegetable, sent from heaven by the archangel Michael, to be given to man to combat the plaque. It tastes good too!

    Herb of Angels: Angelica

    Herb of Angels: Angelica

    by Kim French2

  • There has been much publicity about our important honey bee, and how they are badly needed to pollinate our crops. But if the bees have passed you by, here is another alternative for your cucumbers.

    Hand-Pollinating Your Cucumber Plants

    Hand-Pollinating Your Cucumber Plants

    by Susan0

  • The term weed is sometimes used arbitrarily. Wild onion grass is considered a weed but is edible and tasty. It can be grown and used as food. If you wish to control it, it has unique characteristics that must be considered first.

    What Is Wild Onion Grass and How Do You Control This Plant?

    What Is Wild Onion Grass and How Do You Control This Plant?

    by Ryan Buda1

  • Native to Mexico, this root vegetable can be grown in your own vegetable garden with a little care.

    How to Grow Jicama

    How to Grow Jicama

    by Caren White0

  • When planning your kitchen garden, consider adding a couple of dwarf fruit trees. These small trees grow very well in small, urban areas, and will produce a lot of fruit.

    Dwarf Fruit Trees in the Home Orchard

    Dwarf Fruit Trees in the Home Orchard

    by Marye Audet6

  • Mountain apple is a beautiful fruit tree that grows in many gardens and farms in Hawaii. It has a unique rose flavor, tastes sweet and extremely juicy. Mountain apples are usually eaten fresh or made into jams, pickles, and wines.

    Tropical Taste of Hawaii: The Mouthwatering Mountain Apple

    Tropical Taste of Hawaii: The Mouthwatering Mountain Apple

    by Viet Doan32

  • Tomatoes are one of the easiest plants to successfully take cuttings from. This article explains how to take stem tip cuttings from your tomato plants to multiply the number of tomato plants you have.

    Growing Tomatoes From Stem Tip Cuttings

    Growing Tomatoes From Stem Tip Cuttings

    by TheNerdyGardener4

  • Tomatillos are easy to grow and are resistant to many pests and diseases. This fruit is extremely nutritious and is the main ingredient in salsa verde. Learn how to grow and prepare tomatillos.

    Growing Tomatillo From Seeds to Salsa Verde

    Growing Tomatillo From Seeds to Salsa Verde

    by Leah Lefler18

  • How do you grow peas from seed. I explain how long it takes for pea seeds to germinate and how far apart you need to plant them. It is easier to pick the pods if you plant them around a homemade trellis.

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Peas From Seeds

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Peas From Seeds

    by L M Reid11

  • Beware of the pesky Parthenocissus Quinguefolia. If there is a space large enough under your home for a plant with a name that length to slither into, it will take over your life.

    Planting Virginia Creeper?   Beware!

    Planting Virginia Creeper? Beware!

    by John MacNab17

  • How to grow an avocado plant from the big seed at the center of the fruit is to clean and dry the seed, then plant it directly into a compost-filled pot. Place it rounded-side down, and wait and watch for signs of germination.

    How to Grow an Avocado Plant From Seed

    How to Grow an Avocado Plant From Seed

    by IzzyM58

  • Don't have a green space? You can grow a patio, balcony, or apartment vegetable garden with very little square footage. This article presents some easy ways to exercise your urban green thumb!

    Growing a Deck, Balcony, or Patio Vegetable Garden

    Growing a Deck, Balcony, or Patio Vegetable Garden

    by Garden Boy7

  • How do you plant, grow and harvest potatoes in a bag. Gardening tips for growing potatoes in a bag of potting soil. What month do you plant potatoes? How do you know when your potatoes are ready to harvest?

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Potatoes in Bags

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Potatoes in Bags

    by L M Reid16

  • When moved to a new pot or plot, a strawberry plant can be very forgiving. But do it wrong and even the hardiest plant might wilt and die. Here's how to do it right.

    Easy Tips to Safely Transplant Strawberries

    Easy Tips to Safely Transplant Strawberries

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • There’s nothing quite like pulling a ripe peach off your own tree, washing it up, and taking a bite…tasty! Juicy, tart, sweet, and tangy peaches grow on trees in Ohio orchards and fruit groves—but you can also cultivate them in your own backyard.

    Growing Peaches in Ohio

    Growing Peaches in Ohio

    by Teri Silver0

  • Add spice to your salads with the leaves, flowers and seeds of this cool season vegetable.

    How to Grow Arugula

    How to Grow Arugula

    by Caren White3

  • Container gardening is all about making the most out of very little. Growing peas in containers brings this statement to life! You can grow and harvest them before your summer crops are even planted!

    Growing Peas in Containers

    Growing Peas in Containers

    by Zach6

  • Strawberries are a versatile, easy to grow berry. They grow well in containers, in gardens, as edging plants or even in hanging baskets.

    How to Grow Strawberries

    How to Grow Strawberries

    by Caren White2

  • Banana plants, sometimes called banana trees, have become a popular plant to pass around between friends in areas with cool climates. Here's how to care for and overwinter these tropical plants.

    How to Grow Banana Plants in Cool Climates

    How to Grow Banana Plants in Cool Climates

    by Dolores Monet2

  • Container gardening with broccoli is a great way to provide yourself with fresh produce. Learn the basics of growing broccoli in containers.

    How to Grow Broccoli In Containers

    How to Grow Broccoli In Containers

    by Zach18

  • Few experiences can match the pleasure of savoring a homegrown vegetable, especially if you raised it yourself from seedling or seed. Here are some tips for the new, beginner gardener!

    How to Plant Your First Vegetable Garden

    How to Plant Your First Vegetable Garden

    by Thomas Byers72

  • Grown as both a vegetable and a landscape plant, globe artichokes have been in our gardens for thousands of years.

    How to Grow Globe Artichokes

    How to Grow Globe Artichokes

    by Caren White4

  • One of the easiest ways to grow green onions is growing them from the ones you buy at the local grocery store. Green onions may be grown year round for your favorite recipe.

    The Easy Way to Grow Green Onions

    The Easy Way to Grow Green Onions

    by Deborah Minter0

  • If you're new to raising home-grown peaches, knowing when to pick them and when they are are ripe is important. Pick them too soon, and you run the risk of losing them. Too late and bugs can get them!

    When Can I Pick Peaches?

    When Can I Pick Peaches?

    by Jeanne Grunert4

  • Every vegetable relies on water to grow to its full potential, but too much or too little water can have a significant impact on the overall health of your plant and your total harvest.

    How Much Water Does Your Vegetable Garden Need?

    How Much Water Does Your Vegetable Garden Need?

    by Chris Sherwood0

  • I show you where to sow the seeds in the garden. How long it takes them to grow and when they are ready to harvest. How to grow swede turnips. Gardening tips on when is the best time to plant turnips. Recipes on how to cook swede and turnips too

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Swede Turnips

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Swede Turnips

    by L M Reid0

  • Potatoes are a new addition to the Western diet. They are easy to grow and can be cooked in innumerable ways.

    How to Grow Potatoes

    How to Grow Potatoes

    by Caren White0

  • A great way to grow potatoes in small spaces. Try growing potatoes in containers to save space and grow in an environment that's easy to maintain.

    How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

    How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

    by Audrey Kirchner84

  • Mint is a versatile plant and a great practice herb for kids, health enthusiasts, DIY lovers, and new gardeners!

    10 Reasons to Grow Mint

    10 Reasons to Grow Mint

    by clovisj1

  • If supermarket chilies aren't providing the heat and flavor you crave, then it's time to grow Fatalii Peppers! These unique citrus flavored peppers are one of the most rewarding varieties to grow.

    Grow Fatalii Peppers

    Grow Fatalii Peppers

    by Zach7

  • How to grow rhubarb plants in the garden or in pots. All you need to know about planting, growing, and harvesting rhubarb from seeds. How to take care of a rhubarb plant. How deep you plant the crowns of rhubarb plants.

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Rhubarb Plants

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Rhubarb Plants

    by L M Reid4

  • If you're wondering how you'll know when bananas are ready to pick, here are photos to showing the various stages. An attentive eye and patience are required to pick your bananas at the perfect time

    When to Harvest Bananas

    When to Harvest Bananas

    by Mary Wickison36

  • Daikon radishes are large, mildly favored radishes that can be eaten raw, cooked or pickled. They are as easy to grow as their smaller, red cousins.

    How to Grow Daikon Radishes

    How to Grow Daikon Radishes

    by Caren White0

  • If you love garden edibles, take a look at white strawberries. These are a fun, non-invasive fruit that is ever-bearing and easy to grow!

    Growing White Strawberries

    Growing White Strawberries

    by Raye43

  • This is one heirloom cucumber that you won't forget. Mouse melon vines produce ample amounts of delicious tiny fruits. In this article, explore how to grow mouse melons.

    How to Grow Mouse Melons

    How to Grow Mouse Melons

    by Zach17

  • Did you know that there are two main types of tomatoes? In this article, learn the differences of Indeterminate vs Determinate tomato varieties.

    Indeterminate vs Determinate Tomatoes

    Indeterminate vs Determinate Tomatoes

    by Zach3

  • Up until the 1900s, blueberries were only available in the wild. But thanks to modern science and innovation, blueberries are grown abundantly in the fields, and you can even grow them with success in your own backyard.

    How to Care for Blueberry Bushes

    How to Care for Blueberry Bushes

    by Diane Lockridge0

  • Secrets and tips on growing quality and prolific okra.

    Okra Growing Tips

    Okra Growing Tips

    by Barnacle Bill0

  • Walks through through the countryside with a basket for wild blackberries and strawberries are fantastic to imagine, but unrealistic for most urban-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.

    What Is Urban Foraging? How to Find Free Food in the City!

    What Is Urban Foraging? How to Find Free Food in the City!

    by Natasha40

  • Important differences between the plantain tree and the banana, as well as eating suggestions, cultivation information and how the plant produces fruit. Serving suggestions for the fruit are given at the end of the article based on my experience in Costa Rica.

    Plantain Tree

    Plantain Tree

    by Randy McLaughlin4

  • Onions have been grown and eaten since the dawn of history. With just a little care, you can grow this popular vegetable in your own garden.

    How to Grow Onions

    How to Grow Onions

    by Caren White4

  • Corn smut can ruin your corn crop or add variety to your dinner. Find out why they are both good and bad.

    Is Corn Smut Good or Bad?

    Is Corn Smut Good or Bad?

    by Caren White4

  • If you still have garden space in early summer, don't wait! Here are five excellent vegetables to plant in June that will still give you a great harvest.

    Five Delicious Vegetables to Plant in June

    Five Delicious Vegetables to Plant in June

    by landocheese1

  • Learn the health benefits of the amazing loquat fruit. This article will tell you how much antioxidants and vitamins are in this sweet fruit.

    Benefits of Eating Loquat Fruits

    Benefits of Eating Loquat Fruits

    by Kim Lam15

  • Pruning fruit and ornamental trees in Ohio's ever-changing climate helps bring about strong healthy flowers, fruits and nuts.

    Pruning Ohio’s Fruit Trees

    Pruning Ohio’s Fruit Trees

    by Teri Silver0

  • Get all the information you need to grow butternut squash. Learn how to store the butternut squash properly so you can enjoy eating them way into April.

    How to Grow and Store Butternut Squash

    How to Grow and Store Butternut Squash

    by Barbara Badder18

  • Planing, growing, and harvesting onions in a small garden. What can be planted with onions together.How do you grow onions at home? Growing onions in pots and continers. I have included some recipes too.

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Onions

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Onions

    by L M Reid20

  • Grow all the vegetables and herbs needed for the best fresh and canned spaghetti sauce. Know where your food comes from and what's really in it. Start with this pasta sauce.

    Grow a Spaghetti Sauce Theme Garden

    Grow a Spaghetti Sauce Theme Garden

    by Patsy Bell Hobson13

  • When you grow vegetables organically it is sometimes a struggle to obtain and incorporate a sufficient amount of compost and other nutrient-rich organic matter into your soil to maintain its health and fertility. You must be diligent to "feed your...

    Identify Nutrition Deficiencies in Your Vegetable Plants

    Identify Nutrition Deficiencies in Your Vegetable Plants

    by Carol Rossi15

  • Growing Herbs in Pots is one of the most enjoyable and easiest technique to grow an herb garden that even a novice gardener can do. In this hub, I've listed some of the Top Five Best Tips I've learned about herb container gardening. These...

    Top Five Best Tips About Growing Herbs in Pots

    Top Five Best Tips About Growing Herbs in Pots

    by novaperson6

  • While in other places you would plant potatoes as early as February or March, here in the desert foothills, June is a good month to start. Learn this and more about growing potatoes.

    Growing Potatoes in the Desert

    Growing Potatoes in the Desert

    by hysongdesigns35

  • Arugula is a flavorful, nutritious vegetable. I have this easy growing plant in my garden and want to share a few growing tips, plus my favorite Arugula Salad recipe.

    Arugula in My Garden

    Arugula in My Garden

    by Marlene Bertrand33

  • How to plant and grow a goji berry tree in your garden. How long it takes to grow goji berries from seed or young plants. What are the health benefits of goji berries. Step-by-step instructions with videos and pictures

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest a Goji Berry Tree

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest a Goji Berry Tree

    by L M Reid27

  • How do you grow cabbage from seeds in the garden. Planting, growing and harvesting cabbage successfully. Cabbage grows very well in cool weather. The seeds germinate quickly and are easy to transplant. How long does it take to grow a cabbage from a seed?

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Cabbage Plants

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Cabbage Plants

    by L M Reid6

  • Building your own Strawberry farm with Recycle plastic bottles. I decided on strawberry farm because I love their versatility. You don't have to be a professional to complete this project.

    How to Grow Strawberries Using Plastic Bottles

    How to Grow Strawberries Using Plastic Bottles

    by Louis Fourie11

  • Explains steps in growing your own pineapple. Fun facts and information about pineapples too!

    How to Plant a Pineapple

    How to Plant a Pineapple

    by Virginia Kearney4

  • To give tomato plants proper support, maximize sun exposure, reduce plant disease and keep fruit off the soil, a tomato trellis is a great option. You can make your own tomato trellis using supplies from a home improvement store. Here is a list of supplies and instructions for how to build your own trellis for $20 or less.

    How to Build a Simple Trellis for a Tomato and Vegetable Garden

    How to Build a Simple Trellis for a Tomato and Vegetable Garden

    by Melis Ann18

  • How to plant, grow and harvest scallions and spring onions. Growing scallions from seed starts with sowing in the spring in the garden. How do you plant and then transplant the seedlings. There is no difference between a green onion and a scallion.

    Planting, Growing and Harvesting Spring Onions

    Planting, Growing and Harvesting Spring Onions

    by L M Reid9

  • Below is a list of trees that will grow in zone 8b (USDA Hardiness 15 to 20 degrees Fahrenheit, Austin, TX to Gainesville, FL). I've put together this list for those interested in beginning to research an orchard or fruit tree grove. I've included general characteristics about the tree, harvest time, height, and hardiness zones. Additionally, I've included latin names for all varieties to make further research easier.

    Fruit and Nut Producing Trees for USDA Hardiness Zone 8B

    Fruit and Nut Producing Trees for USDA Hardiness Zone 8B

    by DowntroddenInDC9

  • Sweet basil is the tastiest and most popular garden herb around! Come learn the basics of how to care for sweet basil plants.

    How to Care for Sweet Basil

    How to Care for Sweet Basil

    by Zach13

  • Make sure you include some companion plants for cucumbers to keep the pests away and the the best yield possible.

    Companion Plants for Cucumbers

    Companion Plants for Cucumbers

    by landocheese18

  • Edamame is a type of soy bean that is harvested before it is ripe. The beans are an important source of nutrients for vegans.

    How to Grow and Prepare Edamame

    How to Grow and Prepare Edamame

    by Caren White7

  • If you are looking to make the most of your yard by growing food even in the shadiest areas, here are some ideas, techniques, and alternatives.

    Growing Food in the Shade

    Growing Food in the Shade

    by Amelia Walker0

  • Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangeas display giant pink- and cream-colored blossoms in late summer that fade to red as the weather cools. Learn how to plant and care for these beautiful bushes.

    How to Grow Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea

    How to Grow Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea

    by Megan Machucho3

  • How to grow lettuce seeds in pots and containers. How long does it take for a lettuce seed to germinate? Instructions for planting, growing and harvesting lettuce in a small garden. I show you how much sun and water the lettuce plant needs to grow.

    How to Grow Lettuce Seeds in Pots and Containers

    How to Grow Lettuce Seeds in Pots and Containers

    by L M Reid7

  • For gardeners and permaculturists, edible landscaping is a wonderful way to bring productivity into a space that is often purely ornamental. Now it can be both!

    Edible Landscaping in the Front Yard

    Edible Landscaping in the Front Yard

    by Amelia Walker0

  • Peanuts aren't just for southern gardens. We northern gardeners can grow and enjoy them also.

    How to Grow Peanuts

    How to Grow Peanuts

    by Caren White2

  • There is a big difference between that green paste that comes with your sushi and freshly grated wasabi. Read on to find out why.

    What Is Wasabi?

    What Is Wasabi?

    by Caren White4

  • Planting and growing your own strawberries is rather labor intensive in the beginning, but once established, they are easy to maintain. This article will help you through the process.

    How to Plant and Grow Strawberries

    How to Plant and Grow Strawberries

    by vwriter0

  • Need a unique addition to your patio garden? Well then, consider growing olive trees in containers! These hardy trees are perfect for small spaces, and will grow for many years to come.

    Growing Olive Trees in Containers

    Growing Olive Trees in Containers

    by Zach9

  • Bananas are produced in tall plants, which are often mistaken as trees. The uses of banana trees or different parts of the plants are numerous. In fact, all the parts of a banana plant are useful.

    10 Uses Of Banana Trees

    10 Uses Of Banana Trees

    by VioletteRose24

  • Cooking and eating ampalaya that was grown in your own garden is a truly gratifying experience. This article will show you how to plant and care for ampalaya (without pesticides), as well as provide you with some easy recipes for cooking up the bitter, delicious gourd!

    How to Plant, Harvest, and Cook Ampalaya (Bitter Gourd)

    How to Plant, Harvest, and Cook Ampalaya (Bitter Gourd)

    by Roselyn Mendoza1

  • Many people grow pumpkins and gourds in hills, it's been the preferred method for centuries. However, I have found that planting in rows can be much more beneficial. Learn how to grow more pumpkins.

    How to Plant Pumpkins: Rows vs. Hills

    How to Plant Pumpkins: Rows vs. Hills

    by marcJ1

  • Sometimes called the king of all spices, garlic (Allium sativum L.) is a pungent bulb crop that is one of the most important cooking ingredients in the world.

    How to grow Garlic

    How to grow Garlic

    by Jay-Ar Segundo1

  • Presenting a selection of fast growing hedge trees with details about the best conditions in which the tree will flourish and form a great hedge.

    Fast Growing Hedge Trees

    Fast Growing Hedge Trees

    by Nithya Venkat20

  • An ancient vegetable that is still widely used today.

    How to  Grow Leeks

    How to Grow Leeks

    by Caren White10

  • A general guide for beginners, "How to Grow Herbs Easily" includes the ABCs of raising & harvesting herbs at home. Includes basic information on light, water, soil & pest control.

    How to Grow Herbs Easily

    How to Grow Herbs Easily

    by Jill Spencer17

  • Fresh vegetables not only taste better but are also much better for you. These are what I consider to be the 5 best vegetables to plant in your garden to eat healthier and save money on your grocery bill all year round.

    5 Best Garden Vegetables to Can or Freeze

    5 Best Garden Vegetables to Can or Freeze

    by Sheila Brown119

  • Watching your pepper plants bloom but fail to set fruit can be extremely frustrating! Learn the causes and cures for pepper plant blossom drop.

    Pepper Plant Blossom Drop

    Pepper Plant Blossom Drop

    by Zach17

  • An illustrated guide to growing eight favorite perennial herbs. These common essential culinary herbs will grow year after year, giving you a fresh supply of herbs for your kitchen.

    Eight Herbs for Your Perennial Herb Garden

    Eight Herbs for Your Perennial Herb Garden

    by Nicolette Goff21

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