“Sprouted” garlic — old garlic bulbs with bright green shoots sprouting from their cloves —is commonly thought to be past its prime and routinely gets tossed into the garbage bin without a second thought. While some old…Share with your friends! Read More
If you miss our first part click here. Harvest the seeds from your favorite spicy peppers and plant them in soil in a sunny area. Peppers tend to grow fast, so get your pickling materials…Share with your friends!
Want to take your commitment to local foods to the next level? Look no further than your own trash can or compost bin. While many people think of food scraps—such as carrot tops, onion bottoms,…Share with your friends!
Onions are one of the oldest cultivated vegetables in our history, originating in central Asia from where it spread across entire world. Modern archeologist, botanist and historians are unable to determine exact time and place…Share with your friends!
When it comes to growing vegetables, there are few that ask less of a gardener than lettuce. Whether it’s a loose-leaf variety or a crisp head lettuce, they are easy to grow in the cool,…Share with your friends!
One plant becomes two, and two can become four or more with this great garden magic. Dividing existing perennial plants will keep them healthy and save you money over time. With perennial plants, a one-time…Share with your friends!
Want to know a secret? Some of those kitchen scraps you throw out — the base of your celery, green onions, and romaine lettuce, can actually be grown into new plants. Yes, new plants! It’s…Share with your friends!
There’s always something to be doing in the garden, whether it’s pruning, tidying or sowing, so we’ve put together our top gardening tasks for December. Timely Tips In the flower garden Start to winter-prune your Wisteria,…Share with your friends!
Sometimes, it’s just hard to let the gardening season go. This is especially the case when you have nearly ripe tomatoes and eggplants on the plant and frost is threatening. You could, of course, harvest what you can and try to ripen…Share with your friends!
Growing squash, zucchini, watermelons, and pumpkins in your garden is incredibly fun. It’s great to watch the gorgeous yellow blossoms turn into fruit and grow to fantastic sizes. But the vines do tend to take…Share with your friends!