White (Ghost) Pumpkins: Care, Types, and Growing Tips

White (Ghost) Pumpkins: Care, Types, and Growing Tips

All right, I’ll ‘fess up… I like a good shortcut. Something that can save me time and energy is guaranteed to make me smile. Take for example the white ghost pumpkin. White pumpkins can be made into a jack o’lantern with a ghostly twist using a few strokes of a knife or paintbrush, then turned … Read more

How and When to Harvest Garlic

When to Harvest Garlic

I have a love affair with garlic. I love that I can enjoy the fruits of your labor almost year-round. It’s a great veggie to grow, but there are a couple of tricks that you should know when it comes to growing and harvesting garlic. If you don’t know when to harvest garlic, you’ll run into … Read more

6 Different Methods for Storing Garlic

How to Store Garlic

If you’re a garlic-lover and garlic grower like me, you’ve probably got a bunch of it either in your garden or in your home right this very moment. These beautiful and delicious plants have so much versatility in the kitchen that I like to grow a big patch of them every season and store them … Read more

What to Plant in a Salsa Garden?

Once summer hits, there is nothing better than pulling veggies out of your garden and whipping up a summer salsa. With a bit of elbow grease and a few tools, you can easily grow and product a salsa that couldn’t be more fresh. What Is A Salsa Garden? A salsa garden is just a normal garden, … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Winter Vegetable Gardening

Now that winter is finally upon us, many novice gardeners may be under the impression that it is time to hang up their gardening gear until next spring… However, the more seasoned gardener knows that this is simply not the case. Although spring and summer are generally regarded as the more fruitful seasons, there are still … Read more

5 Creative Vegetable Garden Ideas

As gardeners, we have to be honest… There is nothing quite as wonderful as a veggie garden. Sure, flowering plants smell nice, but can you eat your roses or lilies? Only when you plant veggies can you eat the results of your labors. Veggies do not always look pretty, and they are A LOT more … Read more

How to Plant Onions: 3 Ways To Grow

How to Plant Onions

If there is one veggie you want to grow a lot of in your backyard garden, it’s onions! Onions are used in just about every meal–soup, stew, baked chicken, lasagna, even pizza. Without onions, food tends to be fairly bland and tasteless. You need onions for cooking, so it’s definitely in your best interest to … Read more

6 Fast Growing Vegetables For Your Garden

How fast do radishes grow?

​​It’s an unfortunate truth… Gardening can be a slow, patient process.  It’s usually best not to hurry it along. For those of us who can get a little impatient at times, there​ are some vegetables that grow quickly.  These veggies are great for children, who tend to have lower attention spans than the rest of … Read more

How to Grow Salad Greens

How to grow salad greens

If you’re used to eating boring iceberg lettuce salads that are covered in a flavorful dressing, fear not – there are plenty of more exciting and delicious salad greens to add to your garden! Standard iceberg lettuce is great, but it’s even easier in many cases to grow other salad greens that are more nutritious … Read more

How To Grow Peas: Everything You Need To Know

How To Grow Peas

Have you ever wondered how to grow peas? Peas are one of those tastes that embodies spring: a little crisp, a little sweet. Knowing how to grow peas means we always have access to that wonderful flavor. But peas have an interesting history, too! Before agriculture was developed by humans, peas were a staple food … Read more

How to Grow Radishes: A Complete Guide

How To Grow Radishes

Ever wanted to know how to grow radishes? Radishes are one of the most popular ingredients in most salads and veggie trays – and for good reason. They’re extremely nutritious and quite easy to grow.  Some of the fastest-growing radish varieties can mature in as little as three weeks. Because they’re quick growers, they make … Read more