How To Grow The Most Expensive Spice, Saffron

How To Grow The Most Expensive Spice, Saffron
Saffron is the world’s most expensive spice.  It has beautiful golden-red threads and a pound of dried saffron goes for about $5,000. It makes sense to grow your own saffron. It is a pretty easy plant to grow, it has beautiful flowers, and the plant multiplies each year so you will get more and more... 
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How To Ripen Cucumbers Off The Vine

How To Ripen Cucumbers Off The Vine
To get the maximum flavor from your cukes, you will want to harvest them when they are at the peak of ripeness, but when is that? Due to one reason or another, you may spy a cucumber that has fallen from the vine. Or you may have a burst of fruiting or multiple plants setting... 
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How To Kill Weeds Using Vinegar

How To Kill Weeds Using Vinegar
Vinegar when sprayed on plants, drain moisture from leaves and the plant dies. It is an organic and inexpensive way to kill weeds. But beware; it kills every plant that comes in touch with it. Take one gallon white vinegar. You can use the vinegar that we use in kitchen; its concentration is 5%. However... 
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10 Tips For Creating A Perfect Kitchen Garden

10 Tips For Creating A Perfect Kitchen Garden
Need a cool kitchen garden? Tasty and chic-looking? Here are some clever tips. Grow as much of what you like as possible. Clear as big a space as you can and think about maximum productivity per square inch. Skip the fancy frills. Try edible edging: rows of hardy alpine strawberries and nasturtiums will do the... 
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How To Kill And Remove Tree Stumps Naturally

How To Kill And Remove Tree Stumps Naturally
Most of the times when you cut down an unwanted tree in your garden, its root system remains alive. It dies later due to shock, but sometimes it doesn’t and you need to kill it. With the use of saw or whichever tool you have trim down the stump as close to the ground as... 
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How To Save Time And Make Gardening Easier

How To Save Time And Make Gardening Easier
The best gardening ideas for beginners require you to slow down, proceed methodically and get organized. That may not sound like much fun, but it will be worth it in the long run. The slow-go approach will save money and time. Start with a plan. Measure the area you want to landscape. Create a little... 
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12 Best Fern Varieties For Growing In Western Gardens

12 Best Fern Varieties For Growing In Western Gardens
Grow these lush forest plants as ground covers, trees, accent plants, or in containers. Wood fern (Dryopteris). Plant these delicate, medium-sized ferns in mixed borders to show off their feathery fronds. Australian tree fern (Cyathea). Its broad, bright green fronds grow from the trunk crown to form a ferny canopy in the forest understory. Chain... 
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19 Best Tea Herbs To Cultivate In Your Garden

19 Best Tea Herbs To Cultivate In Your Garden
See these 19 tea herbs to make a tea herb garden. It is a wonderful accent that can go along with the rest of your garden and brings you the joy of fresh herbs, you can use these herbs to prepare aromatic, healthy and tasty herbal teas of different flavors. Lavender, lemon verbena, mint, lemon... 
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How To Make Your Own Seed Potatoes For Planting

How To Make Your Own Seed Potatoes For Planting
Although potatoes do set seed, they do not grow true to seed. To get the variety of potato you want, you need to grow them vegetatively, meaning you re-plant a part of the actual potato. These pieces of potato are referred to as seed potatoes. Certified seed potatoes are certified by some government authority to... 
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