Many garden edibles such as cucumbers, melons, peppers, squash and okra, need to be cross-pollinated, either by insects or wind. However, sometimes it is necessary to pollinate by hand, and this simple tutorial shows you exactly how to do it.
Don’t put away your watering can just yet–there is much you can do to provide fresh vegetables and herbs on your own countertop! Learn which plants work best with indoor gardening and what you need to consider before diving in with this guest post by Jennifer Luntz.
A kitchen colander is a unique and appropriate container for growing plants like lettuce, peppers, cherry tomatoes, chives, or strawberries. It would also make a wonderful hostess or housewarming gift. I like the traditional stainless steel colanders, but they aren’t the only ones out there.
Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a shrubby perennial that’s not only an obvious herb choice for the kitchen, but it’s a great garden plant in its own right. It’s leaves have a thick, “bumpy” texture, and feel rather fuzzy. Depending on the variety, foliage colors can be bright green, blue-green, purple, or edged with cream or […]
Is there an easy way to get healthy, fresh, green foods even in the winter? Why yes, and it’s indoor gardening at its easiest — sprouting! You don’t need much more than a mason jar and some seeds to get started!