How to Thin Fruit Trees and Why You Should #fruittrees#howtogarden#howtogrowfruittrees#gardening#peachtrees#peaches#garden#thinningfruit

How and Why to Thin Fruit Trees

Have you ever thought… “My peach tree only produces small hard fruit.”  Or… “My apple tree’s fruit tastes good, but all the fruit are so small!” Properly thinning your fruit trees can change the tree from one that’s nice to look at to one whose fruit you look forward to and enjoy! Most fruit trees set […] Read more…

What's wrong with my Cauliflower? #cauliflower #howtogrowcauliflower #gardening #howto

What’s Wrong With My Cauliflower?

What’s wrong with my cauliflower? The first time I grew cauliflower, it turned out perfectly. I thought… this is easy! I tried growing it again this year and I had plenty of volunteers for the “what’s wrong with my cauliflower?” pictures.  Cauliflower is a cool weather crop in the Brassica family (which includes collards, kale, […] Read more…

How to successfully grow cauliflower

How to Successfully Grow Cauliflower

Cauliflower is trickier to grow than its relatives because it doesn’t like it too hot… or too cold. Learn how to successfully grow cauliflower enjoy harvesting this delicious and versatile vegetable.  Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. How to Successfully Grow Cauliflower Bolting and Buttoning Cauliflower To grow cauliflower successfully, […] Read more…

5 Best Recipes for Cauliflower

5 Best Recipes for Cauliflower

Cauliflower is delicious fresh from the garden with hummus or dip, or try it steamed with a little salt. Here are my picks for the 5 best recipes for cauliflower. Cauliflower‘s popularity is skyrocketing, and there are plenty of reasons why. Full of nutrients and flavor, it is one of the most versatile vegetables around.  […] Read more…

Questions to ask when planting citrus #whichtypeofcitrus

Planting Citrus: 4 Questions to Ask

The sweet-smelling blossoms, year-round greenery and tasty fruit of citrus trees are easy to love. If you live in an area warm enough to plant citrus (normally USDA Zones 8-11), the hard part is deciding which citrus tree to plant. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 1. Do I want […] Read more…

7 best recipes for swiss chard

7 Best Recipes for Swiss Chard

You’ve grown it…now what to do with it? Here are 7 of my favorite recipes for swiss chard. Swiss chard is power packed with nutrients and easy to grow. It belongs in every garden. Learn how to grow Swiss chard and how to incorporate it into your diet with the best recipes for Swiss chard. […] Read more…