How To Grow And When To Harvest Turnips

How To Grow And When To Harvest Turnips
Turnips are a versatile crop. Like beets, they can be grown for greens or for the bulb. They grow fairly quickly, maturing in about 2 months, so you can get more than one harvest in a season. However the bulbs form best in cool weather, around 60 F., so early spring and fall crops are... 
MORE PICTURES

How To Grow And Care For A Sugar Maple Tree

How To Grow And Care For A Sugar Maple Tree
If you are planting sugar maple trees, select a site in full sun for best results. The tree will also grow in partial sun, with at least four hours of direct, unfiltered sun every day. A sugar maple tree growing in deep, well-drained soil is happiest. The soil should be acidic to slightly alkaline. Once... 
MORE PICTURES

Adorable DIY Vertical Framed Living Succulent Art

Adorable DIY Vertical Framed Living Succulent Art
We’ve all gone wild for those dramatic “living walls” of succulents. We’ve already told you of a round piece but here’s one more framed one. Build the vertical garden frame assembly yourself or purchase one. Break the small “pups” from succulents you already have growing in your garden (the stems should be at least 1/4... 
MORE PICTURES

How To Grow Vegetables Indoors During The Winter

How To Grow Vegetables Indoors During The Winter
Winter weather doesn’t have to mean then end of harvesting fresh vegetables. You could always garden undercover, outdoors. Or you could try your hand at growing food indoors. Yes, it is possible to grow vegetables inside during the cold months or just because you lack outdoor space. The biggest challenges of growing edibles indoors are... 
MORE PICTURES

How To Grow Asian Greens In Your Garden

How To Grow Asian Greens In Your Garden
We may all be familiar with Asian greens from eating in restaurants, but we don’t often grow them in our gardens. They are members of the brassica family, along with broccoli, cabbage and kale. Most are grown for their leaves, which makes them easier to grow than brassicas grown for their flower buds. Most are... 
MORE PICTURES

13 Adorable Blooming Plant Choices For Christmas

13 Adorable Blooming Plant Choices For Christmas
Poinsettias are perhaps the most popular Christmas flowers for the warm places. But are there more plants that bloom at Christmas? Here’s a roundup of blooming plants, some of  which you should be able to find at your local florist, garden center, super market or big-box store like Home Depot, Target or Lowes. You’ll find... 
MORE PICTURES
Updated:

Amphora Growing Herbs Kit That Requires Watering Only Once

Amphora Growing Herbs Kit That Requires Watering Only Once
Many city dwellers picture themselves cooking gorgeous gourmet meals seasoned with fresh herbs plucked just moments before from the windowsill. But watering the herbs gets unintentionally erased off the to-do list while dripping pots draining down the windowsill can be messy. Work gets crazy, takeout takes over, and herbs get root-bound as they go unplucked... 
MORE PICTURES

How To Grow Various Types Of Peppers

How To Grow Various Types Of Peppers
Love spicy food? Grow peppers in your garden! Give peppers a very sunny spot that they can occupy all season long and where peppers have not grown recently. Growing them in raised beds, which has warmer soil, will hasten the ripening. Peppers like a sandy, fertile loam soil. However, do not give this plant too... 
MORE PICTURES

What To Do In Your Garden In The Winter: 4 Tips

What To Do In Your Garden In The Winter: 4 Tips
Winter is coming, and it’s time to prepare your garden for it. The gardening season is almost over in some zones; here are some tips and tricks to get ready. Get ready for the cold winter weather. Trees and shrubs should be pruned and cleared of dry branches. Fragile or pot plants of Mediterranean origin... 
MORE PICTURES