Gardener's Gift Guide: Garden Favorites​

Gardener’s Gift Guide: Garden Favorites

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Gardening doesn’t have to be complicated. I’ve come to rely on several basics in my garden. These are my garden favorites. My choices for this year’s gardener’s gift guide are the things I can’t do without in my garden.   Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. Gardener’s Gift Guide: Garden Favorites Gardener’s […] Read more…

How to Grow, Harvest, and use Lemongrass

How to Grow, Harvest, Divide, and Use Lemongrass

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Lemongrass may be difficult to find in the produce aisle but it is simple to grow in your garden. Lemongrass is a heat-loving herb that grows year-round in tropical climates, and is hardy in USDA zones 10 and 11.  Learn how to grow, harvest, divide, and use lemongrass with these 6 tips. Disclaimer: this post […] Read more…

How to Grow Cucamelons

How to Grow Cucamelons: 6 Tips for Growing Cucamelons

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Wondering how to grow cucamelons? You’ve come to the right place. Cucamelons may look like a mouse-sized watermelon, but they taste like a cucumber with a citrus kick. Called “sandía de raton” (or “watermelon for a mouse”) in Mexico, cucamelons are also called Mexican Sour Gherkin and Mouse Melon.  No matter what you call them, […] Read more…

How to Grow Lettuce

How to Grow Lettuce: 6 Tips for Growing Lettuce

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Wondering how to grow lettuce? You’ve come to the right place. Having fresh lettuce in your garden is so convenient, and you won’t wonder if it’s been recalled due to contamination.  Learning how to grow lettuce is simple – it doesn’t require much room and grows well in almost any container. Learn how to grow […] Read more…

How to Grow Chamomile: 5 Tips for Growing Chamomile

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Chamomile’s daisy-like flowers are a beautiful and practical addition to your garden. Roman and German chamomile are two common types of this popular herb. Learn differences between the two types and how to grow chamomile with these 5 tips.  Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 5 Tips for How to […] Read more…

How to Grow Violas: 5 Tips for Growing Violas

How to Grow Violas: 5 Tips for Growing Violas

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One of my earliest gardening memories is planting violas with my grandma in her flower garden in early spring. The name viola is a common name for the flower family “Violaceae”, which includes Johnny jump-up, pansies, violas, violets, and many others.  These cheerful, edible, cool-season flowers are easy to grow and a delight in the garden. […] Read more…

How to Grow Borage: 5 Tips for Growing Borage

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Borage is a quick-growing herb that is easy to add to your garden. Pollinators love this annual herb with beautiful blue flowers. Borage leaves and flowers have a mild cucumber flavor and are a tasty addition to drinks, salads, and more. Learn how to grow borage outside and in containers with these 5 tips.  Disclaimer: […] Read more…

How to Grow Mint: 5 Tips for Growing Mint

How to Grow Mint: 5 Tips for Growing Mint

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Rub a few mint leaves between your fingers and smell; you can’t help but smile. It smells so good. Mint is an easy-to-grow, hardy, perennial herb grown for its leaves. Learn how to grow mint outside, inside, and in containers with these 5 tips. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 5 […] Read more…

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