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How to grow spinach: tips for growing spinach #spinach #howtogrow

How to Grow Spinach: 7 Tips for Growing Spinach

Spinach (Spinacea oleracia) is healthy and delicious fresh from the garden or in your favorite recipe. Cool weather and plenty of water help spinach grow well. Considered by many a “superfood”, spinach is full of iron, calcium, and vitamins A and C. Learn how to grow spinach and add this nutritious cool-season crop to your […] Read more…

How to Grow Cabbage: 10 Tips for Growing Cabbage #gardentips #gardening #howtogrowcabbage #cabbage

How to Grow Cabbage: 10 Tips for Growing Cabbage

Cabbage can be grown almost anywhere and has long been valued for its storage life and hardiness. That being said, cabbage can be tricky to grow for the beginning gardener. These 10 tips for how to grow cabbage will have you on your way to cabbage-growing success. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for […] Read more…

How to Grow Beets: 7 Tips for Growing Beets #gardentips #gardening #howtogrowbeets #beets

How to Grow Beets: 7 Tips for Growing Beets

Beets come in many sizes, shapes, and colors, and are grown for their roots as well as greens. Considered by many a “superfood”,  beets and their greens are excellent sources of fiber, antioxidants, folate, vitamins A and K, manganese, copper, and potassium. Learn how to grow beets to add flavor and a healthy kick to […] Read more…

How to use Roselle Hibiscus: 5 Tasty Recipes

How to use Roselle Hibiscus: 5 Tasty Recipes

You’ve grown roselle hibiscus… but now you aren’t sure how to use it. Learn how to use roselle hibiscus and how to incorporate it into your diet with 5 tasty recipes that use roselle hibiscus. Roselle hibiscus, red sorrel, Jamaican sorrel, and Florida cranberry are a few of the many names for “Hibiscus sabdariffa”, which is […] Read more…

How to grow Roselle Hibiscus_ Growing Jamaican Sorrel

How to grow Roselle Hibiscus: Growing Jamaican Sorrel

Roselle hibiscus, red sorrel, Jamaican sorrel, and Florida cranberry are a few of the many names for “Hibiscus sabdariffa”, which is a tasty and stunning addition to the garden. Learn how to grow roselle hibiscus, and enjoy the season-long color, beautiful blooms, and red flavorful calyces it produces. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See […] Read more…

Plant Spacing in Square-Foot Gardens

Plant Spacing in Square Foot Gardens

The first gardening class I attended was about square foot gardening. I soaked it all in, and then bought Mel Bartholomew’s “Square Foot Gardening” book. One of the concepts I loved was the simplicity of plant spacing in square foot gardens.  Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. How do you space […] Read more…

How to grow kohlrabi - tips for growing kohlrabi

How to Grow Kohlrabi – 5 Tips for Growing Kohlrabi

Never heard of kohlrabi? You’re not alone. Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea, Gongylodes group) is a relatively unknown and odd-looking bulbous vegetable in the brassica family.  Learn how to grow kohlrabi, and you won’t be sorry. The enlarged stem of kohlrabi can be eaten raw or cooked, and tastes a little like broccoli stems but with a […] Read more…

How to grow oregano - tips for growing oregano

How to Grow Oregano – Tips for Growing Oregano

No herb garden is complete without oregano, an aromatic mediterranean herb that happily grows along a path, in containers, or in the garden. Learn how to grow oregano, and this perennial herb will come back each spring.  Keep reading to learn how to grow oregano from seed, starts, and cuttings. I’ve also included tips for how […] Read more…

VERTICAL GARDENING IDEAS: HOW TO ADD VERTICAL SPACE TO YOUR GARDEN

Vertical Gardening Ideas: 10 Ways to Add Vertical Space to Your Garden

10 Ideas for Vertical Gardening Looking for vertical gardening ideas? You’ve come to the right place. There are as many ways to add vertical space to your garden as there are reasons to do it.  Some reasons I love to grow vertically include: Adding vertical gardening space gives you extra room when space is limited. […] Read more…

How to grow Brussels Sprouts in Arizona

How to Grow Brussels Sprouts in Arizona

Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea gemmifera) prefer a long (100-150 days) cool growing season, which means growing them in warm places like Arizona can be a challenge. Be that as it may, if you learn how to grow Brussels sprouts in Arizona (and the weather cooperates), the flavor of fresh-picked Brussels sprouts can’t compare to anything […] Read more…

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