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Five Tips For Growing Broccoli

Broccoli has been called one of “the world’s healthiest foods” (whfoods.org). Low in calories and high in vitamins, the list of reasons to eat broccoli is long and would take pages to explain. President Thomas Jefferson loved broccoli, and planted imported seeds from Italy at his Monticello estate. If you’d like to join Thomas Jefferson, […] Read more…

10 Easy to grow vegetables and herbs

Gardening for Beginners: 10 Easy to Grow Vegetables and Herbs

New to gardening? Start here, with these 10 easy to grow vegetables and herbs.  Getting started gardening may seem overwhelming. There is a lot to learn, but one of the best ways to learn is by experience. Your confidence and knowledge will grow right along with your garden as you learn, plant, and harvest these […] Read more…

Best Recipes for Anna Apples

Best Recipes for Anna Apples

In this post, I share the best recipes for Anna apples. Anna apple trees are a remarkable fruit tree. They need only 200 chill hours and thrive in mild-winter climates like the low desert of Arizona. If you are growing an Anna apple tree and are wondering the best ways to use the apples, you’ve […] Read more…

Best Organic Garden Fertilizer

Best Organic Garden Fertilizer

Feed the soil that feeds your plants. Learn how to make the best organic garden fertilizer with a few simple ingredients, and understand when to apply it for healthy soil and plants.  The organic fertilizer mix recommended by garden guru Edward C. Smith (recipe below) is often thought of as the best organic garden fertilizer. It […] Read more…

How to Grow Watermelon: 7 Tips for Growing Watermelon

Learn how to grow watermelon and add this favorite summertime treat to your garden. Homegrown watermelon picked at the peak of sweetness tastes so much better than one bought at the store.   Watermelon needs plenty of space and at least 80 days of warm temperatures to grow well. If you have both, learn how to […] Read more…

How to Grow Sweet Peas: 5 Tips for Growing Sweet Peas

How to Grow Sweet Peas: 5 Tips for Growing Sweet Peas

Learn how to grow sweet peas with these 5 tips, and add beautiful and sweet smelling blooms to your garden. I first saw sweet peas at The Butchart Gardens in British Columbia, and I was blown away by their beauty. But, it wasn’t until I grew my own that I was blown away by something else […] Read more…

How to Grow Purple Hyacinth Bean Vine​

How to Grow Purple Hyacinth Bean Vine

Learn how to grow purple hyacinth bean vine, and add this vigorous ornamental vine to your garden. Beautiful purple flowers and striking pods add beauty and interest.  Grown as a perennial in zones 10-11, purple hyacinth bean vine loves the heat. In cooler zones, it is grown as an annual from seeds planted in the […] Read more…

How to Grow Winter Squash: 9 Tips for Growing Winter Squash

How to Grow Winter Squash: 9 Tips for Growing Winter Squash

Wondering how to grow winter squash? You’ve come to the right place. Are you also wondering why it’s called “winter” squash when it grows throughout the summer? Winter squash, unlike summer squash, develops a thick rind that increases its storage life, with many types of winter squash storing well through the winter. Another distinguishing characteristic […] Read more…

How to Grow Onions - 10 Tips for Growing Onions

How to Grow Onions – 10 Tips for Growing Onions

Although my blog is full of articles about “How to Grow” different types of fruits, flowers, herbs, and vegetables, I had not written a “How to Grow Onions” blog post . . . until now!  Over the past 10 years, I’ve had varying levels of success growing onions. Some would grow well, but an overwhelming […] Read more…

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