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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10 Cool Ways To Plant And Grow Potatoes

10 Cool Ways To Plant And Grow Potatoes
Even those who have plenty of space in their gardens can also discover new potato planting ideas and tips from this post. Growing potatoes in bags. To grow potatoes in grocery store bag, all you have to do is to fill the bag with the light nutrient rich soil, place your sprouted potatoes. You will... 
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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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9 Best Annual Flowering Vines For Your Garden

9 Best Annual Flowering Vines For Your Garden
Flowering vines add so much to a garden. They add height, act as filler plants and most bloom for months, it takes time for most perennial vines to become established and flower well, but that’s not a problem with annual vines. Many will start flowering by mid-summer and continue right through frost. These plants are... 
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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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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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How To Grow And Care For A Weeping Pussy Willow Tree

How To Grow And Care For A Weeping Pussy Willow Tree
The weeping pussy willow prefers full sun but will do fine in part sun as long as it’s afternoon sun. These plants like regular water & look much better if given an ample amount. The regular Pussy Willow (bush form) grows just fine alongside ponds & doesn’t mind having its feet moist. In accordance with... 
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