How to Grow Corn

How to grow corn

How to Grow Corn Learning how to grow corn in your garden or even in your small urban space is a fun and rewarding experience. Corn can be an easy crop to grow despite common mistakes while learning. After all, … Read More

Planting Milkweed Seeds

Planting Milkweed Seeds

Planting milkweed seeds can be challenging if you are not aware of some key planting requirements for milkweed. We have seen in the past years an explosion of gardeners who want to plant milkweed seeds in their gardens to support … Read More

How to Grow Beans from Seed

How to Grow Beans from Seed

Learning how to grow beans from seed can be simple, fun, and a great activity for kids. Growing beans from seed can be easy, and with a little bit of guidance, it’s a great crop for a beginner gardener! What … Read More

How to Plant Melon Seeds

How to Plant Melon Seeds

How to Plant Melon Seeds Melon seeds are a diverse group of seeds with a wide range of colors, shapes, flavors, and textures for you to plant. Melon seeds like cantaloupe grow an orange-fleshed melon that is sweet and mild. … Read More

Vegetable Container Size Chart

Vegetable Container Size Chart

Use our Vegetable Container Size Chart (included within the body of this post below) to finally know what pot sizes you need for the vegetables you are planting. No more guessing! For new gardeners, especially those growing in pots and containers … Read More

The Best Soil for Outdoor Potted Plants

The Best Soil for Outdoor Potted Plants

When choosing the best soil for outdoor potted plants, it is helpful to know what kinds of soil are available and how each one interacts with your plants. Knowing this will help you make a better decision when answering what … Read More

Organic Tomato Fertilizer

Organic Tomato Fertilizer

To know what to add to the soil, you must first understand what you are missing! One of the most common questions we get about growing tomatoes is, “What is the best organic tomato fertilizer to use?” That can be a hard … Read More

Growing Peppers from Seeds

Growing Peppers from Seeds

Growing Peppers from Seeds Growing peppers from seeds is a fun and economical way to produce a diverse crop of peppers with varieties that you are not likely to find in any store! There are hundreds, if not thousands, of … Read More

The Making of Okra Seed

Okra Seed

The Making of Okra Seed Okra seed is not our most popular seed, but one that deserves its 15 minutes of fame. Okra seed and okra plants are mysterious and misunderstood. Their slimy texture can be a total turn-off for … Read More

Pruning Tomatoes

Pruning Tomatoes

To fully understand pruning tomatoes, you need to know the three types of tomatoes. When pruning your tomatoes, first identify which kind of growth habit the plant has: determinate, indeterminate, or semi-determinate. Pruning Determinate Tomatoes These tomatoes are sometimes called … Read More

When to Harvest Radishes

radishes

When to Harvest Radishes Knowing when to harvest radishes is key to growing healthy, delicious, sweet-tasting radishes that you can use in many recipes. If you don’t know when to harvest your radishes, you will likely pick them when they … Read More

Growing Tomatoes from Seed

Growing Tomatoes from Seed Growing tomatoes from seeds are one of the most rewarding experiences as a gardener. Tomatoes are often the first crop new growers attempt to grow. They are a great crop for beginner gardeners to start with … Read More

How to Grow Broccoli from Seed

How to Grow Broccoli from Seed

How to Grow Broccoli from Seed We love the flavor of freshly picked broccoli from the garden. Learning how to grow broccoli from seed will give you the skills to grow cauliflower, cabbage, and other brassicas because the practices are … Read More

Vegetables to Plant in the Summer

Vegetables to Plant in the Summer

Vegetables to Plant in the Summer Don’t miss out on vegetables to plant in the summer! Even though planting vegetables in your summer garden can be challenging, it has many benefits and should not be overlooked! Summer in Zones 9 … Read More