Why Is My Corn So Small? Causes and Solutions

Small Corn - Why Is My Corn So Small

If you’ve ever grown your own corn plants, only to be disappointed by small ears of corn, then this article is for you. There are a number of reasons your corn plants or cobs might not be the swaggering size you’d hoped for. So we set out to answer the question: why is my corn … Read more

Why Is My Bay Tree Dying? Causes and Solutions

Why Is My Bay Tree Dying

Bay leaves are a common herb in the kitchen, often used in stews or other dishes and removed before eating. The bay tree (also known as sweet bay, bay laurel or just laurel) is also grown ornamentally, used as a hedge, and used in topiary. So if you’re one of the many people that enjoy … Read more

DIY Trellis For Cucumbers (Step-By-Step With Pictures)

DIY Trellis - Garden Trellis

A DIY trellis for cucumbers in the vegetable garden makes great use of space by allowing you to grow vegetables vertically. And climbing vegetable plants, including cucumbers, need the support of a trellis to help protect their crops. I particularly wanted a DIY cucumber trellis for growing cucumbers that could later be used to grow sugar snap … Read more

Can You Eat Olives Off the Tree? Answered!

Can You Eat Olives Off The Tree

If you grow your own olives, you’re probably wondering: can I eat olives right off the tree? After all, there are few things a gardener loves more than eating their own produce fresh off the plant. While eating olives off the tree is technically safe, the taste is bitter to the point of being inedible. … Read more

Are Olives a Fruit or Vegetable? Answered!

Are Olives a Fruit or a Vegetable Answered

Olives. You put them on pizza, toss them in with roasts, and sometimes eat them on their own. No chef’s kitchen is complete without a bottle of olive oil. You lump them in with the rest of the veggies in your meals. But are olives actually vegetables or in fact a fruit? Much like tomatoes, … Read more

Beet Leaves Turning Yellow? Causes and Solutions

Beet Leaves Turning Yellow Causes and Solutions

Beets are easy to grow and maintain, but they are still prone to some growing issues. Yellow leaves may be the first sign of trouble with your beet plants. It’s important to understand what can be causing your beet leaves to yellow so you can stop the problem before it spreads and causes plant damage or … Read more

Eating Passion Fruit Leaves With Recipe Ideas

Eating Passion Fruit Leaves with Recipe Ideas

Have you ever wondered whether passion fruit leaves are edible? Well, the good news is that yes, passion fruit leaves are edible! And they can be used in a variety of dishes. Now you can extend the harvest of greens from your garden by eating more of the plants, and vines, you already grow in … Read more

Zucchini Leaves Turning Yellow: Causes and Solutions

Zucchini Plant Yellow Leaves Causes and Solutions

When your zucchini leaves start to turn yellow, it can be confusing and frustrating. You want your zucchini plants to be as healthy as possible. So what’s gone wrong? Well, zucchini, like other plants, contains chlorophyll, which allows it to perform photosynthesis and makes the leaves green. If something causes the zucchini plant to become … Read more

Why Is My Lemongrass Plant Dying? Causes and Solutions

Why is My Lemongrass Plant Dying

Lemongrass is both a fragrant and beautiful plant that many of us love to add to our planters for its pest-repellent and medicinal qualities. Known for its strong citrus flavor, lemongrass is a popular ingredient in many soups, teas, and sauces. It is also one of the most well-known ornamental grasses that add appeal to … Read more

Galangal Vs. Ginger: What’s the Difference?

Galangal Verses Ginger What's the Difference

While galangal and ginger might look very similar, they have very different tastes, and you wouldn’t want to mix the two up! When shopping for ingredients to add to your dishes, make sure you can tell the difference between galangal and ginger. So what is the difference? How can you tell them apart? Do ginger … Read more