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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…

Best Way to Label Garden Plants

The Best Way to Label Garden Plants

Looking for the best way to label garden plants in your garden? Throughout the years I’ve used many different garden markers and plant labels.  I finally settled on a way to label garden plants that is easy to see, lasts all season (even in the Arizona summer sun), and can be reused season after season.  […] Read more…

How to grow citrus in Arizona #arizonacitrus #citrus

How to Grow Citrus in Arizona

One of the benefits of living in the low desert of Arizona and other warm areas of the United States (such as Florida, California, and Texas) is the ability to grow citrus outdoors year-round. Learn how to grow citrus in Arizona and add a tree to your landscape.  The proper selection, planting, and care of […] Read more…

Vegetable Planting Guide: A Visual Planting Guide for Low Desert Vegetables

Arizona Vegetable Planting Guide: A Visual Guide for Low Desert Vegetables

Arizona Vegetable Planting Guide: A Visual Guide for Low Desert Vegetables Growing a vegetable garden in Arizona is both rewarding and challenging. This Arizona Vegetable Planting Guide provides planting dates and crucial information for growing over 50 different vegetables in the low desert of Arizona. Growing seasons in Arizona are short, and timing is critical when planting. […] Read more…

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…

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