You’ve seen this strange looking fruit in the grocery store. The bright pink skin with alien green spines is hard to miss. But have you ever tried a dragon fruit? This exotic fruit is really unique! This yummy fruit is super hydrating and especially satisfying when chilled. The tiny black seeds add a nice crunch […]
Herbs, in general, are one of the easiest types of plants to grow. Many will happily grow in a container on your windowsill or patio. Start with plants that you purchase at your local home improvement or nursery, and you’ll have plenty of homegrown herbs for your holiday dinners! Want to grow your own herbs […]
With growing concern over the declining population of pollinators, it’s nice to know which veggies are self pollinating plants and which ones rely exclusively on wind, or insect pollinators. Most of us are familiar with the role that pollinators like bees, wasps, and other bugs have in the process of pollination. Pollination refers to the […]
When you start out on your gardening adventure, you’ll make plenty of gardening mistakes – the worst gardening mistakes you can make. The kind of mistakes that lead to dead plants, flavorless produce, and outright garden fails. Everyone makes mistakes, but the good news is you can always learn from them. Even if you are […]
I can’t think of any more appropriate gift for Mother’s Day than something that brings your mom joy. If your mom loves gardening, watching wildlife, or just spending time outdoors, then she’s sure to love one of these fabulous gifts for gardening moms.
If you’ve ever grown tomatoes before, you’ve probably noticed yellow, brown, or spotty leaves forming on your tomato plants. So what causes these tomato leaf problems? We all love the flavor of a homegrown tomato. You just can’t get the same intensity and sweetness from any tomato at the grocery store. But homegrown tomatoes also […]