Vegetables

Summer squash varieties - 8 types to grow and enjoy

Summer Squash Varieties – 8 Best Types to Grow

If you’re wondering which type of summer squash variety to plant, you’ve come to the right place. With so many different summer squash varieties, taking a minute to learn about the differences in flavor and texture, and the best way to use them, will help you choose the best type for your needs. Better yet, grow […] Read more…

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How to grow Okra - 7 tips for delicious okra

How to Grow Okra

If you learn how to grow, harvest, and prepare okra correctly, it is a delicious, healthy addition to your diet and a beautiful addition to the garden.  Okra is a tall warm-season annual that can be grown for its beautiful flowers alone. Afterward, the flowers develop into a vegetable known for its fiber, folate, and […] Read more…

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How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

Learn how to grow potatoes in containers; no tilling required. Although potatoes grow best in places with cool summer days and nights (think Idaho), if you choose the correct variety and plant them at the correct time, it’s possible and relatively simple to grow potatoes in warmer climates like Arizona.  Whether you like them baked, […] Read more…

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How to Grow Sweet Potatoes #sweetpotatoes #gardening #garden #arizonagarden #gardeninginarizona #desertgarden

How to Grow Sweet Potatoes

Learning how to grow sweet potatoes is surprisingly easy – just a few plants provide a plentiful harvest. Sweet potatoes need a long warm growing season, are heat tolerant and drought resistant, and have very few pests or diseases.  All of this makes them perfect for growing in the low desert of Arizona (yay!) Here are […] Read more…

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How to grow peppers - 7 tips for growing peppers #growingpeppers #howtogrowpeppers #gardeninginarizona #peppers

How to Grow Peppers – Growing Peppers

Ever tried a fully-ripened, garden-grown pepper? If you think you don’t like peppers, tasting one just might change your mind. Peppers come in all sizes, shapes, and colors, and range from sweet to fiery hot. Learn how to grow peppers, and plant a few varieties to spice up your garden. 7 Tips for How to […] Read more…

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How to grow Radishes #growingradishes #plantingradishes #radishes #gardening #gardeningtips

How to Grow Radishes

Growing radishes is the closest you can come to “instant gratification” in gardening. Radishes sprout easily, grow quickly, and are a perfect first seed to grow for new or young gardeners. Although they are easy to grow, there are a few things to keep in mind in order to grow radishes well. These 10 tips […] Read more…

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Peas: Planting, Growing and Harvesting Peas - How to grow peas #peas #gardening #growingpeas

Peas: Planting, Growing and Harvesting Peas

Peas: Planting, Growing and Harvesting Peas Fresh peas straight from the garden are sweeter than anything you can buy at the store. Peas are easy to grow in your garden, and because they normally grow vertically, provide a high yield in a small growing area. Read more about peas – planting, growing and harvesting peas. […] Read more…

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How to grow artichokes - 5 tips for growing artichokes #gardening #artichoke #arizonagardening

How to Grow Artichokes

At first glance, an artichoke is an intimidating vegetable to grow and eat, but once you peel away the bracts and reveal the heart of the artichoke, it is delicious to eat and simple to grow. The artichoke that we love to eat, is actually the edible flower bud of a native Mediterranean thistle-like plant. […] Read more…

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How to grow garlic in Arizona - growing garlic in Arizona - #arizonagardening #garlic #garden #howtogarden

How to Grow Garlic in Arizona

Guest post by Ayshica Andrews How to grow garlic in Arizona The summer months are challenging for desert gardeners – the ridiculously hot days seem to go on forever, and we get antsy in anticipation of Fall and planning our Fall gardens. This, however, is the perfect time to research new things you want to grow […] Read more…

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