The one thing you must do when you plant a tree

Labeling Trees: The Last Step in Planting

Once you’ve planted it, don’t forget to label your tree. You planted the right tree in the right location, well done! Don’t forget to label your tree, it’s the last (but often overlooked) step when you plant a tree. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links See my disclosure policy for more information. Why should I label my […] Read more…

How to Grow Broccoli- Five Tips for Growing broccoli- #broccoli #gardening #howtogrow

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…

How to grow cucumbers in Arizona

Growing Cucumbers In Arizona

Growing cucumbers in Arizona can be a challenge. The intense heat of Arizona is often too much for the cucumbers to handle, they dry out, and if they do grow they are often bitter.  Cucumbers grow best with a long warm (but not hot) growing season. To overcome the challenges of growing cucumbers in Arizona […] Read more…

How to grow Swiss Chard

How To Grow 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. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. What is Swiss Chard? Swiss chard is a member of the beet family, but […] Read more…

Growing Beans in the Garden

Growing beans in the garden is simple. They are prolific and easy to grow. Beans are a great addition to any garden. There are different types of beans: Bush beans grow lower to the ground and yield one larger crop all at once followed by a smaller harvest a few weeks later. Planting bush beans […] Read more…

How to grow celery

Five Tips For Growing Celery

Homegrown celery has more flavor than its grocery-store counterpart and is convenient to have in the garden. Here are five tips for growing celery. Disclaimer: this post on growing celery contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information.  1. Choose your planting method for growing celery  Plant celery from seed, starts, or even […] Read more…

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