Best Vegetables for Container Gardening

20 Best Vegetables for Container Gardening

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Looking for the best vegetables for container gardening? You’ve come to the right place. Container gardening is a simple way to begin gardening, add more space to an existing garden, or make a garden portable. Through the years I’ve grown many crops in containers, and these are my top picks for the 20 best vegetables […] Read more…

Container Gardening for Beginners: 10 Steps for Success

Container Gardening for Beginners: 10 Steps for Success

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Would you like to start a garden? Container gardening is a simple and inexpensive way to get started. One of the best things about growing in containers is that you can garden anywhere. Add a container to your deck, front porch, balcony, or yard and you are ready to go. Start small; a container or […] Read more…

Kitchen Gifts for Gardeners

Gardener’s Gift Guide: Kitchen Edition

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This is my 4th year doing a gift guide, and I have to say this guide is my favorite one so far. These kitchen gifts for gardeners are the ones that make life easier, food tastier, and harvests last longer. Hope you like them as much as I do.  The goal with most of the vegetables, herbs, […] Read more…

How to Grow Broccoli

Five Tips For Growing Broccoli

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Broccoli is a cool-weather, frost-hardy member of the brassica family grown for its edible flower buds and stalks. Although broccoli is packed with vitamins and minerals (vitamin A, potassium, folic acid, iron, & calcium to name a few), my family loves the taste and enjoys eating broccoli all season long. Learning how to grow broccoli […] Read more…

How to Grow Alyssum: 5 Tips for Growing Alyssum

How to Grow Alyssum: 5 Tips for Growing Alyssum

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One of the most enduring garden annuals is sweet alyssum. This old-fashioned favorite is gaining new popularity as gardeners realize the benefits of this important companion plant. Learn how to grow alyssum with these 5 tips, and add beauty and attract pollinators and beneficial insects to your garden.  Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See […] Read more…

Cool-Season Flowers That Love Mild Winters

10 Cool-Season Flowers That Love Mild Winters

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10 Cool-Season Flowers That Love Mild Winters Although summers are hot in the low desert, our winters are mild. Several beautiful flowers grow well during the mild winter and bloom through early spring. In this post, I share my 10 favorite cool-season flowers that love mild winters. Keep reading to the end for my honorable-mention choices […] Read more…

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