Category: Organic Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

How to Grow Sweet Corn, Popcorn or Dry Corn in Your Garden

Who doesn’t love sinking their teeth in to fresh corn on the cob, or the aroma of corn bread hot out of the oven? The most popular choice for home gardens is, of...

Growing Jujube Trees and How to Use the Fruit

Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill), also know as Chinese date, is native to China and has been grown and enjoyed for over 4,000 years. The tree is deciduous and is grown as...

Tips to Growing and Preparing Gourmet Salad Greens

Great salads are more than just lettuce but the addition of complex flavors of salad greens. Flavors can range from spicy to nutty depending on what you grow. With so...

Pruning Raspberries and Blackberries

Cane berries are wonderful to grow in your edible landscape. They make a great hedge and give you sweet tasty berries as well. But to grow cane berries that produce...

When Will My Tomatoes Be Ripe?

Tomatoes are in full gear in the garden, loaded with lots of green, un-ripe tomatoes. So when will they ripen and how can you tell when is the best time to pick them?...

Vegan Organic Gardening

We all know why organic gardening is great – eliminating synthetic chemicals and growing naturally is the clear choice for gardeners who want to be good to Mother...

How to Grow in Straw Bales

Straw bale gardens are simple: the bale is the garden. It is the container and the soil, all in one! Straw bales are more convenient than building a raised bed or buying...

How to Grow Popcorn (and the best way to pop it!)

I love munching on a big bowl of popcorn in the evening. But it’s even better when the popcorn comes from my own garden! Growing your own popcorn allows you to...

Three Sisters Companion Planting Method

Companion planting is a useful gardening technique of growing certain veggies together to take advantage of their natural tendencies and relationships. This is an idea...

How to Select the Best Onions and Leeks

Onions and leeks are an essential part of a veggie garden. To get the biggest bulbs, there are two steps: selecting the correct type for your location, and deciding...