Category Archives: Gardening

11 Outdoor Activities With Kids For Nature Lovers

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With all the technological advances of our time, the outdoors is starting to feel like a foreign environment. It’s not uncommon for kids to spend lots of time indoors on electronic devices. They are either playing video games, watching TV, or using the computer. The stats are staggering! As a parent, you understand the importance […]

5 Must-Have Cauliflower Companion Plants For Best Harvest

Today, cauliflower is becoming more trendy, and it’s common to see it used in pizza crust, rice, bread, and crackers. It’s an excellent cool-season vegetable crop that’s adaptable to both partial shade and full sun. Cauliflower also comes in colors other than white and can be used for adding color to your garden and plate. […]

You’ll Never Guess What Beats Pumpkin as America’s Top Fall Crop

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Fall officially begins on September 22 this year. Historically, the autumn season is synonymous with pumpkins. They dominate harvest images and are an essential part of both Halloween and Thanksgiving. But Americans apparently don’t want to grow pumpkins this fall. What are they growing instead? Gardening experts at All About Gardening analyzed Google Trends data […]

Is Broccoli Man Made or Natural? (Solved + Surprising)

scientist making man made broccoli

If you’re wondering, “is broccoli man made?”, the answer is yes, broccoli is man-made. But don’t panic. That doesn’t necessarily mean the vegetable originated in a laboratory. In fact, broccoli isn’t even a recent invention. Read on to learn how ancient farmers used selective breeding to produce broccoli.  A Quick Guide to Selective Breeding  Selective breeding, also […]

Different Types of Microgreens: Perfect Starter Varieties + Tips

different types of microgreens on a tray

In this article, different types of microgreens will be highlighted. These will give you a foundation to expand, as there are numerous other varieties. Remember that the germination and harvest days statistics are based on growing temperatures between 65 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit.  Use these averages as a starting point and modify them for your […]

Drought-Tolerant Plants For Every Landscape & Plant Type

drought tolerant plants and landscaping

Drought sounds like a gardener’s worst nightmare. But despite the common association of gardening with watering cans or hoses, many plants can tolerate periods of drought once they are established.  So many that it would be impossible to survey them all here. Instead, we’ll go over a few of our favorite drought-tolerant plants. Plus, we’ll […]

Mulberry Tree: Growing, Tips & Some Surprising Facts

mulberry tree with ripe berries

This article was published on natureofhome.com Mulberries are one of the easiest trees you can grow. Whether you’re looking for something that packs ornamental value, hoping to attract wild birds, or planning to grow a reliable fruit tree that produces an abundant crop year after year, these underrated trees will quickly earn a well-deserved spot […]

How to Grow Potatoes: Essential Care Guide + 5 Alternative Growing Methods

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Potatoes are some of the most rewarding plants to grow in your vegetable garden. They are filling, rich in vitamins, minerals, and oxidants, and are a delicious crowd-pleaser on any dinner table. Provide them with full sun, loose soil, compost, and regular watering, and they will produce a large crop that will last you throughout […]

Cucamelon: What It Is + Growing + Propagating + Seeds

cucamelon

Have you heard of cucamelon? They are becoming a trendy garden crop. Cucumelons are small fruits that resemble baby watermelons.  They’re hard to resist, and many are enjoyed straight from the vine without making it to the kitchen! So how do these inch-long fruits taste? They have a hint of cucumber and a lime-like flavor, despite […]

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