Why Is My Cauliflower Bitter? Answered!

Freshly cut cauliflowers in a white bowl on a wooden table

As one of the most versatile vegetables, you can use cauliflower for everything from pizza crust, to pasta, to buffalo bites. You can even make cauliflower into “rice.” And cauliflower is an excellent option for people seeking to cut out gluten and eat healthier. However, no matter how you prepare cauliflower, you expect it will … Read more

Why Are My Beets Dying? Causes and Solutions

beet plants dying

Beets are a dream for gardeners of many stripes, often proving easy to grow, compact, delicious, and nutritious. However, growing beets isn’t always a smooth process. If you think your beets are dying or wilting, you’ll want to get to the bottom of what’s causing it. Although beets are generally quite resilient, they can be … Read more

Why Is My Papaya Tree Dying? Causes and Solutions

Growing Papaya Tree

Papaya trees, also known as pawpaw and papaw, are attractive and productive fruit trees to grow in your garden. So if your papaya tree looks like it’s dying or struggling to grow, you’re going to want to know why and how to fix the problem. The most common causes for papaya trees dying are cold … Read more

Eating Watermelon Rind With Recipe Ideas

watermelon rinds on the table

Most people recognize watermelon as a delicious summertime treat and enjoy eating the juicy reddish-pink-colored flesh. Afterward, the rind gets tossed in the trash without a second thought. I did this same thing for many years until I realized that not only can you eat the watermelon rind, it actually tastes pretty delicious and has … Read more

Vegan Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe (Gluten-Free)

Vegan Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe

If you’re looking for a low-carb pizza option then this Vegan Cauliflower Pizza Crust recipe is worth the rave. It’s also gluten-free. This pizza is topped with classic Margherita pizza toppings, a homemade pizza sauce and slices just like your typical pizza. What is Cauliflower Pizza Crust? Cauliflower Pizza Crust is made primarily with cauliflower … Read more

Why Are My Blueberries So Small? Causes And Solutions

Woman picking blueberries.

Packed with antioxidants, beautiful spring flowers, and gorgeous autumn foliage – these are just some of the reasons blueberries are an increasingly popular edible plant to grow at home. However, if you’re finding that your blueberries are smaller than you’d like, you’ll want to know the reason. The most common reasons blueberries are small are … Read more

Halloween Pumpkins: Carving, Decorating and Eating

How to Carve a Halloween Pumpkin

When October comes around each year, I know I’m in for a treat. Because just around the corner is Halloween and my favorite; Halloween pumpkins. So in this article, I’m answering questions about the types of pumpkins used for carving scary faces, how to carve a Halloween pumpkin, and pumpkin decorating ideas you can try. … Read more

Why Are My Raspberries Not Ripening? Answers and Solutions!

Ripe and unripe raspberries on a branch.

Few gardening rewards can be as sweet as the delicious raspberry. Under the right conditions, a healthy raspberry bush can continue treating you to harvests for years. But if your raspberries aren’t ripening properly, you’ll want to know what you can do to fix it. Raspberries failing to ripen can be due to incorrect soil … Read more

Eating Yacon With Recipe Ideas

Freshly harvested Yacon in a basket and a few slices.

Root vegetables are some of my favorites. I love their flavor, versatility, and health benefits. Yacon is a lesser-known root vegetable that, although previously often overlooked, is now gaining popularity once more, especially among home gardeners. It has a crisp texture and a sweeter taste that one might compare with an apple. If you’re looking … Read more

Why Are My Zucchinis So Small? With Solutions!

Small Zucchinis

As a zucchini grower, you’re more likely to struggle with a surplus of tasty vegetables than you are a lack of them. That doesn’t mean that growing zucchini is always problem-free though. If your crop is looking a little on the small side, there are a number of factors that could be at play. Common … Read more