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5 Reasons to Eat More Cabbage
If you haven’t eaten cabbage in a while, we urge you to look again at this healthy, unsung hero of...
10 Unusual Plant Names and Plant Lore
Who doesn’t love a good story? I am drawn to plants that have an interesting story attached to...
Cooking With Flowers
Cook with edible flowers to add color and a hint of flavor to soups, chicken, and salad dishes. ...
Flowers for a Cutting Garden
If you’re like me and can never have too many flowers, now is the time to plan a cutting garden so...
Top Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors
Starting plants from seed is economical and helps your plants get a head start on producing an...
Forcing Branches Into Bloom Indoors
For a winter bouquet, here is a list of spring-blooming shrubs and trees that can be forced to...
Flowers You Can Eat
But did you know that the flowers of hundreds of common wild and cultivated plants are edible? Yes...
How to Grow Scented Geraniums
It’s only January, but already I’m tired of looking out at a bleak sheet of white. Luckily, I have...
How to Store Vegetables and Fruit
Learn how to store your vegetables, fruits, and herbs—so that they keep longer and stay fresher! ...
Flowering Houseplants to Brighten Winter
Here are great flowering houseplants to brighten your winter days. These plants are practically...
How to Grow Herbs in Containers
Learn how to grow herbs in containers—and which herbs grow best in pots. Grow several different...
Why Are Wedding Dresses White?
Why are wedding dresses white, and what are wedding dress color meanings? Find out about the...
Holiday Plant Care: Poinsettia, Christmas Cactus, and Amaryllis
Holiday plants such as poinsettias, amaryllises, and Christmas cacti are traditional gifts that can...
Eight Great Salad Recipes
When you announce “We’re having salad,” do you hear a collective groan? You’ll turn their groans...
Cyclamens: A Christmas Houseplant
Cyclamens (Cyclamen persicum) are attractive, easy-care houseplants that will bloom continuously...
How to Rotate Your Vegetable Crops
Crop rotation is key to a successful vegetable garden after the first year. It’s important to grow...
Gourds: Types of Gourds, Growing Gourds, Curing Gourds
There are lots of “gourdgeous” gourds available for decorating this time of year and I get many...
Forcing Bulbs Indoors for Winter Blooms
As the gardening season slows down, do you still have spring-flowering bulbs that you never planted...
Black Walnut Trees: Roots of Evil?
The black walnut tree is one of our most valuable and beautiful native trees, but it does have a “...
Are Sweet Potatoes Yams?
Are sweet potatoes the same as yams? No… and yes. Here’s the scoop. Are Sweet Potatoes Yams?...
How to Store Vegetables
Although most houses these days are not equipped with root cellars, you can probably modify some...
Pumpkin Mac and Cheese Recipe How-To Video
This delicious macaroni and cheese recipe adds pumpkin for a much loved seasonal taste! Great for...
How to Grow Chard
Swiss chard is very easy to grow, making it a great choice for beginner gardeners. And it looks...
Comfort Food: Creamed Brussels Sprouts
We know, you don’t like brussels sprouts—but this recipe for Creamed Brussels Sprouts will have you...
A Tomato Salad to Die For
There is nothing as delicious as a fully ripe, deep red, juicy, garden, heirloom tomato. Here’s a...
Easiest Perennials to Grow
Find out how to have an easy, carefree garden with these beautiful and low-maintenance perennials...
Asters: Stars of the Fall Garden
Summer is winding down but the asters are just getting started, adding splashes of lavender, purple...
Making New Plants From Cuttings
One of my favorite aspects of gardening is plant propagation. Whether it is from seed or a cutting...
How to Harvest and Store Onions
In this short video we explain exactly how to harvest and prepare your onions for storage. If you...
Growing Hosta Plants and Types of Hostas
With Fall just around the corner, the sun is riding lower in the sky casting longer shadows on the...
Fermented Bread and Butter Pickles
I love bread and butter pickles. But the general kind of pickle, made with vinegar, lacks the...
How to Grow Your Own Popcorn
Growing your own popcorn is almost as much fun as eating it. Simply follow our tips below. Planting...
10 Quick Tips to Preserve Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruit
What to do with the bounty from your garden? Pickle, freeze, or store it! Here are 10 quick fixes...
Starting Herbs from Cuttings
Grow new herbs from cuttings easily and for free! Late-summer is the perfect time to do this,...
Eats: Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Casserole
Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Casserole from the Eats cookbook is a new favorite in my household. I...
Growing Daylilies and Daylily Propagation
The daylily really is the perfect perennial—easy to grow, virtually disease- and pest-free, and...
Letting all that milkweed grow around my yard has paid off and we have some monarch butterfly...
Azaleas: Meet The Royal Family
Known as “The Royalty of the Garden,” azaleas have long been adored for their brightly colored...
History of Pickling and Pickling Spices
If you love pickles, you will be as intrigued as to learn about the history of pickling and...
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of cabbage worms. What are Cabbage Worms...
Saffron is An Exotic Spice Worth its Weight
Saffron is considered one of the top 16 most expensive substances in the world by weight and easily...
Raspberry Honey Cake Recipe
Learn how to make this Raspberry Honey Cake With Raspberry Sauce recipe! For a printable version of...
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