Articles in Gardening
Learn when to plant a fall garden, and which crops do best during the cooler months of the year.
If you’ve never tried growing cowpeas, I’d definitely recommend that you give it a try! Here’s how my first experience growing them went, what I learned along the way, and why I’ve grown to love them in the garden!
Finding tiny worms in your freshly picked raspberries is a real bummer. If you’re having a problem with the larvae of fruit flies in your berries, you’re not alone. Here are a few recommended methods for preventing a recurring infestation next year.
This year I grew Cayenne, Albino Bullnose, Friariello Di Napoli, and California Wonder Bell Peppers. Here’s what I learned…
The figs are coming into season here, and we’ve been gorging ourselves on all the fresh figs we can eat. Here are a few tips for knowing when to harvest figs, and what I plan on doing with mine!
I wanted to grow mustard so that I could harvest the seeds to make pickles and condiments with. Here’s what I did wrong, and what I learned I should have done instead!
Starting your first garden from scratch can seem like a daunting task. There’s a lot to think about before you put that first plant in the ground. In this article I share everything I think you need to know to get off to the best start!
Did you know that sometimes blackberries will get tiny little worms in them? Here’s an easy way to help get them out before you make that blackberry jam!
Fully vine-ripened tomatoes are no doubt delicious. But there are several good reasons why you might actually want to harvest your tomatoes before they reach the peak of ripeness.
Wondering how much you need to plant in your garden to feed your family for an entire year? Here’s a great list of plants-per-person to help get your garden planning underway…
Many pickling recipes call for a head of fresh dill, but this can be very hard to find sometimes! Why not grow your own dill plants? They’re super easy to grow, and are just what you’ll need to get your pickling done right.
Here’s an update on how my 2013 garden is going so far. Definitely not as abundant as I would have liked, but we’re getting a little in…
Fruit trees and berry bushes are such an important addition to your property. If you don’t have any planted yet, let this be the year you add some edibles to your landscape!
In Spring of 2011 I started my artichoke patch from seed. Here’s how they’re looking 2 years later…
I really wanted some cute markers to show what was growing where in my garden. The old tiles I found in our workshop were just what I needed for this do-it-yourself craft project!
Here’s a beautiful medicinal plant to add to your landscape!