Kiwano Melon: Grow African Horned Melon and Eat the Fruit

Kiwano Melon Growing African Horned Melon and Eating the Fruit

While you may not always find the kiwano melon in your local grocery store, perceptive fans of recent blockbuster movies may recognize this strange-looking fruit. It makes cameos in Avengers: Endgame, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It is also featured prominently in an episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Kiwano melon’s unique external appearance has led … Read more

How to Start Vegetable Seedlings Under Grow Lights

How to Start Vegetables Seeds Under Grow Lights

You may have seen some intermediate gardeners use grow lights before, but what are they all about? In this article, we’re going to be taking a deep look at grow lights: how they work, what grow lights are best for starting vegetable seedlings, and how to effectively use them. Find out how to start vegetable … Read more

Eating Warrigal Greens: Cooking and Recipes Ideas

Warrigal Greens Growing in the Wild

Not everyone has heard of warrigal greens yet, but they’re about to become your new favorite leafy green vegetable! These greens are delicious and can often be found growing wild along the coastline of many countries. So let’s take a look at warrigal greens to discover the true appeal of these versatile little leaves. What … Read more

Regrow Vegetables From Kitchen Scraps

Regrow Chinese Cabbage - Regrow Vegetable Scraps

Regrowing vegetables from kitchen scraps is a great way to start growing your own food. Not only that, but you can reduce food waste and start new plants for free. So here is a list of 16 vegetables you can regrow from kitchen scraps at home. 1. Avocado Avocado seeds can be used to grow as a … Read more

How to Grow Luffa Gourds for Loofah Sponges

Loofah Sponges - How to Grow Your Own Sponge

You’ve probably seen a loofah sponge in the store, or maybe you even have one in your shower right now. But do you know how loofah sponges are made? Many people are surprised to learn that loofah sponges grow on vines! Let’s take a look at the quirky luffa gourd and see how you can … Read more

How To Grow Sugar Snap Peas: Growing Guide And Tips

How To Grow Sugar Snap Peas - Lots of Peas On A Plant

Growing sugar snap peas and harvesting them from the garden is so rewarding! I love using them in salads and stir-fries so much that this year I have succession planted my sugar snap peas so I can harvest them for many months. One of the many benefits of growing your own vegetables is controlling the chemicals and … Read more

Growing Tomatillo Plants and How to Eat Tomatillos

Growing Tomatillo Plants and Eating Tomatillos

Tomatillos; you may have noticed these green tomato-like vegetables in the produce department of your local supermarket. Despite its growing popularity, many people aren’t quite sure what a tomatillo is or how to eat one. In this article, we’ll be discussing growing your own tomatillos and how to eat them with a few recipe ideas … Read more

Growing Cucamelons: Planting, Caring and Harvesting Cucamelon

Melothria scabra - How to Grow Cucamelons

Have you heard of cucamelons, the tiny-looking cucumbers that look like baby watermelons? Their small but perfect size makes them super cute to look at and they make a very tasty snack. Cucamelons are rare to find in grocery stores, and if you do, they’re quite pricey. So it is well worth growing cucamelons in … Read more

Growing Beans: Planting, Caring for, and Harvesting Beans

Green Bean Harvest - How to Grow Beans

Beans come in many varieties, and have been a staple of our food for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. And these delicious vegetables are surprisingly easy to grow. So why not add beans to your own garden? Read on to learn how to grow beans including planting, caring for, and harvesting beans.  Bean Plant … Read more

Growing Kale: Planting, Caring, and Harvesting Kale

How to Grow Kale at Home - Planting, Caring and Harvesting Kale

Growing kale is easy and one of the most versatile greens in the vegetable garden. This cold-hardy plant is packed with minerals and vitamins A and C. And with many varieties to choose from, anyone can have a beautiful bounty of kale in their garden. So let’s find out how to grow kale with this easy … Read more