14 Root Vegetables For Winter Harvest

Root Crops

As the colder months approach, many gardeners might think it’s the end of the growing season. However, with the right knowledge and preparation, it’s possible to continue harvesting fresh produce throughout the winter. Root vegetables are particularly well-suited for this purpose due to their ability to withstand cold temperatures and be stored for extended periods. … Read more

26 Winter Vegetables To Grow in Your Garden

Winter Vegetables to Grow in your Garden

Winter doesn’t mean you have to abandon your veggie garden. There are plenty of cold-hardy vegetables that thrive even in the chilliest months. The trick is to identify which vegetables to grow in winter in your climate as well as some ideas to help your plants survive the cold. So in this article, I’ll detail … Read more

7 Reasons Why Your Cucumbers Are Turning Yellow

Yellow Cucumbers - Reasons Why Your Cucumbers Are Turning Yellow

Have you ever wondered ‘why are my cucumbers turning yellow?’ Well, I have some answers for you. If you’ve ever experienced the disappointment of yellow cucumbers, there is plenty that you can do to prevent it from happening again. Why Are My Cucumbers Yellow? The most common cause of yellow cucumbers is over-ripening due to being … Read more

Soil Calculator For Raised Bed Gardens

Raised Garden Beds

This soil calculator will accurately calculate the soil you need to fill a raised bed. Whether you’re just starting your gardening journey or you’re a seasoned green thumb gardener, it’s important to know how much soil you will need to fill your raised garden bed. This is especially true if you are purchasing soil in … Read more

Planning a Square Foot Garden for Abundant Vegetables

Vegetables Growing in Square Foot Garden

Planning a square foot garden can be great for vegetable gardening in smaller spaces. And if you are new to gardening, then square foot gardening is an easy and ordered method of gardening that is perfect for learning as you go. In this article, we’ll look at what exactly is a square foot garden. And how can … Read more

How to Ripen Green Tomatoes Indoors: Five Easy Methods That Work

Tomatoes on the Windowsill Ripening - How to Ripen Tomatoes Indoors

So it’s the end of the tomato growing season and you still have loads of tomatoes happily growing on the vine. With the cooling weather coming, the question of how to ripen green tomatoes may be on your mind. Well, the good news is there are a number of ways to successfully ripen green tomatoes … Read more

Hardening Off Seedlings (& Avoiding Transplant Shock)

Hardening Off Tomatoes

Hardening off seedlings is an important step when raising new seeds to grow in the garden. And because it’s important, I wanted to share with you exactly what it means to harden off plants and how you can harden off seedlings to avoid transplant shock for greater growing success in your edible garden at home. Related: Raised Garden … Read more

Is Sugarcane a Fruit or Vegetable? (Hint: it’s Neither!)

close up of sugarcane

Sugarcane, famously known as the crop that provides us with sugar, has also sparked the age-old question about its classification. So in this article, I’m answering the question of whether sugarcane is a fruit or a vegetable. But a quick spoiler, it’s neither! Read on to find out. Sugarcane is neither a fruit nor a … Read more

Perennial Vegetables to Plant Once and Harvest Forever

Perennial Vegetables to Grow

Perennial vegetables are plants that live for more than two years and produce year after year without the need for replanting. By planting perennial vegetables, you can be planting once and harvesting forever. Well, sort of. Perennial vegetables can live for 3 years or they could live for 20 or more years. But unlike annual … Read more

Tomatoes Rotting at the Bottom? (Blossom End Rot Explained)

Tomatoes Rotting on the Bottom: Blossom End Rot

Tomatoes are a popular and easy-to-grow vegetable in a home garden. However, a common problem is tomatoes rotting at the bottom. If you’ve experienced this, you’ll know the tomato fruit looks perfectly normal on top but turns black and mushy at the bottom, making it inedible. So let’s find out the cause of the bottoms … Read more