Growing Garlic

growing garlic

Garlic is one of the EASIEST crops to grow in any space, even in small pots! These key tips will help you succeed. Garlic for Zones 9 and 10 benefits from 40 days in the fridge to ensure they are … Read More

How to Grow Marigolds from Seeds

Learning how to grow marigolds from seed can broaden the array of beautifully colored marigolds available for you to plant in your garden. By planting marigolds from seed, you can shop from the wide assortment of marigolds available only from … Read More

How to Grow Pumpkins

How to Grow Pumpkins

When learning how to grow pumpkins from seed, it’s important to remember that pumpkins, like squash, beans, and other large seed crops, are very easy to grow by planting their seeds directly in the ground. Success for direct sowing any … Read More

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

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

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

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

Winter Crops for Southern California

Winter Crops for Southern California- Beets

Winter Crops for Southern California Winter can be one of the most pleasurable times to garden in Zones 9 and 10. Even though some significant changes happen in the winter garden, you still can produce tons of yummy food and … Read More

Growing Beets

growing beets

Growing Beets Beets are a perfect crop for the backyard or small-scale grower. They are easy to grow (with our tips and tricks), can thrive in small spaces, and are best tasting when fresh from the garden. Growing beets is … Read More

How to Grow Lettuce from Seed

How to Grow Lettuce from Seed

How to Grow Lettuce from Seed Growing lettuce from seed in your garden is rewarding and super easy! With our pro tips and tricks, you will understand how to grow lettuce from seed, when to harvest lettuce at the correct … Read More