How To Grow Spinach In Containers

If you’re short on garden space but committed to eating a healthy, balanced diet and would like to take part in growing your own produce, container gardening is the answer. Almost anything that grows in a garden can be grown in a container. Growing spinach in containers is an easy, nutrient-rich, fast-growing crop to start…

Top 10 Best & Easiest Herbs to Grow in Your Garden

So long as there is no snow on the ground, you can harvest herbs in your garden. There is nothing more satisfying and simple than snipping off just what you need and enjoying the garden fresh flavor without having to fork out a few bucks per bunch at the market. Herbs are among the easiest…

6 EASY TO GROW VEGETABLES FOR THE BEGINNER GARDENER

New to gardening? Worried that planting your first edibles will turn out to be a fruitless labor? Fear not, novice gardener! While not totally foolproof, certain plants are ideal for gardening neophytes who want to increase their chances of gardening success. Here’s a list of the top 6 easiest vegetables you can grow, regardless of skill…

How to Grow Lettuce

If you grow only one vegetable other than tomatoes, it should be lettuce. Growing lettuce is so easy, takes up little space, and you can even grow it among flowers. here are a few things to think about when adding lettuce to your garden. Since lettuce is a cool weather plant it’s best to plant…

Growing Strawberries in Containers

Strawberries, in general, are fairly easy to grow and there’s nothing like a fresh berry plucked off your own plant. The best pots for strawberries are those which are urn shaped, punctuated with holes down the sides in variable areas. Even though the holes make the pot look like dirt, water or even the plant…

How To Grow Cabbage In Containers

Gardening is a fun activity that you can do all year. Some vegetables, like tomatoes, are grown in the summer. Others are grown in the spring or fall. Cabbage is a cool-season vegetable, so plant it in early fall or in early spring. You don’t need a big garden to plant and grow your cabbage….

How to Grow and Care for Gooseberries

Gooseberries are an easy-to-grow soft fruit and they can thrive in many kinds of soil, although they really like a sunny site. They can be grown as bushes or be trained against a wall to take up less space in a small garden – you can even grow gooseberries in containers. How to plant gooseberries…

How to Grow Sweet Peppers

  Sweet peppers are most easily grown from transplants. Start seed indoors 7 to 10 weeks before the date you intend to set peppers into the garden. Peppers can be seeded in the garden or transplanted out 2 to 3 weeks after the last frost in spring after the soil temperature has risen to at…

How to Grow Okra in Pot

Okra is a nutrient-packed vegetable used in many recipes. It also helps thicken stews, soups and gumbos. Originating in Africa more than a thousand years ago, this vegetable thrives in hot climates, is fast growing and ready for harvest in about 60 days. Home gardeners can grow okra in containers if they are short on…

How to Grow Cantaloupe

CAN I GROW CANTALOUPE? This easy growing specialty melon can be direct sown after all danger of frost, or started indoors 3-4 weeks before setting out. Melons take some space to grow and vine, so leave enough room for cantaloupe to spread. You’ll need a long and sunny growing season for a successful cantaloupe harvest…