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

11 Zucchini Pests (And How to Get Rid of Them!)

Zucchini Plant with Zucchini Fruit

Zucchinis covered in insects, flowers with bite marks, stems with grubs, and holes in the zucchini plant leaves? It sounds like your zucchini plant has a pest problem! And if left untreated, ravenous pests can soon wreak havoc on your zucchini harvest. So if you are wondering what’s eating your zucchini, you’re in the right … 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

6 Causes Of Dying Kale (And How To Fix It!)

Dying Kale Plant

Few things are more disheartening than approaching your kale plants, only to find yellow, wilted leaves or unsightly lesions. Just like any other plant, kale is vulnerable to factors that can impact its health. So, why is your kale dying? Let’s find out. Why Is My Kale Dying? The most common reasons your kale is … Read more

8 Kale Pests (And How to Get Rid of Them!)

Kale Plant

One of the most common issues you might encounter when growing kale is the relentless attack on your kale plants by various pests. These voracious critters can quickly turn your thriving kale patch into a battleground of chewed leaves and wilted greens. So in this article, I’ll cover 8 common kale pests that love eating … Read more

9 Pumpkin Pests (And How To Get Rid Of Them!)

Pumpkin Vine with Pumpkin and Flower

Have you wandered into your pumpkin patch only to uncover half-eaten leaves, gnawed vines, and scarred pumpkin fruit? Then you probably want to know what’s eating your pumpkin plants and how to get rid of them! What’s Eating My Pumpkins? The most likely pests eating your pumpkins are squash bugs, aphids, squash vine borer, armyworms, … Read more

Tomato Chili And Ginger Jam Recipe

Recipe for Tomato Chili Jam

This Tomato Chili and Ginger Jam recipe is sweet and mild with only a small amount of heat from the chilies. It’s the perfect condiment for adding a lovely sweet and slight spiciness to your favorite dish. The recipe is quick and dead easy to make, even for those of you who aren’t a whiz … Read more

Are Pumpkin Leaves Edible? (And How to Eat Pumpkin Leaves)

Are Pumpkin Leaves Edible (and how to eat pumpkin leaves)

There’s nothing in your garden that says fall more than some delicious pumpkins. While some people prefer going on annual trips to a pumpkin patch to prepare for autumn, pumpkins are actually great fruits to grow in your garden and use for some truly delicious dishes. But can you eat pumpkin leaves? What many people … Read more

Pumpkin Flowers But No Fruit? 8 Causes and Solutions

Pumpkin Flower with Undeveloped Fruit

Have you found yourself puzzled by the sight of beautiful pumpkin flowers blooming in your garden, only to be disappointed they are not producing any fruit? It’s a situation I’ve experienced myself, so I understand the frustration this can cause. So let’s find out why a pumpkin plant produces flowers but fails to grow pumpkins. … Read more