How To Grow Cucamelons – The Most Exciting Fruit You Can Grow This Year

While most Americans have never heard of cucamelons, this fruit is definitely one you’ll want to know a lot more about. Also referred to as “Mexican sour gherkin,” or its most common name in Spanish, “sandiita” (little watermelon). It actually has a slew of other monikers in local dialects and Native American languages, most of Read More

7 Common Plant Diseases To Watch Out For & How To Fix Them

It can be absolutely heartbreaking to see your favorite plant or plants, start to fade away from one disease or another. There are a number of different plant diseases that can occur, which happens when an organism infects a plant and disrupts its normal growth habits. It can cause anything from slight yellowing to death. Read More

How To Grow Chilis & 5 Weird Ways To Use Them

If you enjoy growing your own food, you really need to add chilis to the mix. Not only do they add zest to any meal, from breakfast to barbecues and beyond, they’re incredibly nutritious and offer properties that can boost your health from the inside out and the outside in. Plus, there are a number Read More

12 Reasons Everyone Should Start Growing Lemon Balm

The list of reasons to love lemon balm is practically endless. In fact, it was once even named “Herb of the Year” by the International Herb Association. No wonder, because this plant, also known as Melissa (technically Melissa officinalis) is capable of just about anything and everything. Lemon balm is a medicinal plant native to Read More

8 Genius Ways To Get Rid Of Wasps & Keep Them Away

Last year, there was said to be an all-out “war on wasps” in many areas of the country, mostly believed to be the result of climate change, as the stinging insects normally die off during the winter, but when there aren’t enough freezing cold days, they survive. The warmer weather also gives the queen’s first Read More

11 No-Work, Fast Growing Greens You Can Grow Anywhere

Greens are jam-packed with vitamins, minerals, and disease-fighting phytochemicals. They’re rich in fiber, which is important for supporting weight loss and maintenance as it keeps you feeling full and helps control your hunger. There is little that compares to the nutritional value of organic greens, but as only about one-quarter of American adults eat three or more Read More

14 Genius Tricks To Keep Flies Out Of Your Home & Garden

Flies are not only annoying, they’re major carriers of disease. They are known to transfer more than 100 pathogens that can result in illness, including cholera, typhoid, tuberculosis, and dysentery. They collect those pathogens on their legs and mouths when feeding on trash, faeces and other decaying material. Plus, some types of flies, such as Read More

11 Strange Things That Will Improve Your Soil

Healthy soil, just like healthy people, requires a balanced combination of elements. Each of those elements has a key role in the various processes of your plant. For example, iron serves as the ignition for the plants to produce chlorophyll and is crucial for photosynthesis. An iron deficiency can cause noticeable symptoms in a plant, Read More

How To Grow Sacks Full Of Potatoes – 7 Weird Ways That Really Work

Strangely, potatoes often seem to get overlooked when it comes to growing a vegetable garden. Apparently, some are under the impression that there’s really no reason to grow them as they’re fairly inexpensive to buy, and, after all, how much difference can there really be in taste? But that couldn’t be more wrong. According to Read More

How To Grow A Whole Bulb Of Garlic From A Single Clove

Garlic has been used in cooking as well as medicinally all over the world for thousands of years. It gives a great kick to many types of dishes, and to our health, making it a must to grow in any garden. Some cultures, such as in the Philippines, even believe that garlic can drive away Read More

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