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Frost blanket

Frost Blanket: Protection For Plants

A frost blanket may be just the thing you need for both winter plant protection and spring pest prevention. We explore their use and function!

Growing alfalfa

Growing Alfalfa: Forage Or Garden Fuel

A stand of growing alfalfa can be a future rich nutrient for the soil or fodder for local livestock. We explain how to grow alfalfa yourself!

Corn smut

Corn Smut: Bad For Corn, But Delicious

Corn smut is a fungal disease of corn. At the same time, it’s considered a delicacy in Mexican cuisine. We discuss this edible plant disease!

How to transplant seedlings

How To Transplant Seedlings Safely

Once you know how to transplant seedlings, you open up a world of new seed possibilities. We provide a hands-on guide to the best practices!

Shiso plant

Shiso Plant: Tasty Asian Mint Relative

The shiso plant, sometimes called the beefsteak plant, is a common seasoning in Asian cuisine. We explore this species and how to grow it!

Are sunflowers annuals or perennials

Are Sunflowers Annuals Or Perennials?

Are sunflowers annuals or perennials? We dig into the world of the Helianthus species to learn more about these garden favorites!

Coconut tree

Coconut Tree Tips: Growing A Coconut Palm

Coconuts are much adored, and those in warm climates can grow their own coconut tree. We explore what’s required to get this tropical treat!