Gardening

How and Why to Thin Fruit Trees

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

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 […]

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What’s Wrong With My Cauliflower?

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

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, kohlrabi, broccoli and Brussels sprouts). […]

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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.  How to Successfully Grow Cauliflower Bolting and Buttoning Cauliflower To grow cauliflower successfully, it needs at least 2 months of cool weather (60 degrees […]

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Planting Citrus: 4 Questions to Ask

Questions to ask when planting citrus #whichtypeofcitrus

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 […]

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Five Tips For Growing Broccoli

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

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, […]

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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 […]

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