Why Are My Garlic Bulbs So Small? Answered!

Small Garlic

You’ll often hear people say you can never have too much garlic, but what about when you have too little? If your garlic bulbs are looking very small, there could be a number of reasons for this. Small garlic bulbs are commonly a result of planting the wrong variety, sowing at the wrong time, overcrowding, … Read more

Why Is My Spinach Flowering? Causes and Solutions

Flowering Spinach Plant

Fast growing, easy to maintain, and packed with nutrients, spinach has to be one of my all-time favorite crops to grow and cook with. Spinach also requires remarkably little maintenance once you’ve got it going. And, if the conditions are right, spinach can provide you with a steady, self-replenishing harvest of tasty, tender leaves for … Read more

Why Is My Rutabaga Bitter? Here’s What You Need To Know

Newly harvested rutabaga with roots and leaves.

Whether you’re growing rutabaga from seed or picking it up at your local market, you know that not all rutabagas are created equal. You may learn this the hard way when incorporating rutabaga into a recipe only to find it’s too bitter to even attempt to eat. The risk of accidentally biting into a bitter … Read more

Why Is My Zucchini Plant Dying? Causes And Solutions

Dying Zucchini Plant

There are plenty of reasons zucchini stands as a perennially popular choice for us gardeners. Zucchini is a versatile and nutritious addition to our dinner dishes, a prolific grower, and a relatively easy crop to grow and maintain. So if you find your zucchini plant is dying, you’ll want to know why and how to … Read more

Why Is My Asparagus Dying? Causes and Solutions

Why is My Asparagus Dying

Tender, sophisticated, and a seasonal star – asparagus can be a pride perennial in any gardener’s yard. But this delicious and sought-after crop can also need attention and care in order to truly flourish. So if your asparagus plant looks like it’s dying, this article is for you. If you think your asparagus may be … Read more

What’s Eating My Sugar Snap Peas? (And how to get rid of them!)

Pest Eaten Sugar Snap Peas - What's Eating My Sugar Snap Peas

Sugar snap peas make a lovely addition to any garden. They aren’t too challenging to grow and when sugar snap peas are ready for the dinner table, they provide an excellent source of vitamin K and other nutrients. If your sugar snap peas are being eaten and terrorized by some unknown pest, like mine was … Read more

What’s Eating My Broccoli? (And how to get rid of them!)

What Is Eating My Broccoli

You might struggle to get your kids to eat wholesome, nutrient-packed broccoli, but unfortunately, the tiny critters of the garden need no such encouragement. Broccoli, along with the rest of the brassica family, are a firm favorite for caterpillars, bugs, and all manner of insects. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at how … Read more

Bell Pepper Flowers But No Fruit? Causes and Solutions

Bell Pepper Flowers But No Fruit

Bell peppers are a popular ingredient to add to many dishes making them an exciting addition to the veggie garden. So if your bell pepper plant is flowering but not producing fruit, it can be frustrating. In this article, I’ll cover the possible reasons why your bell pepper plant is flowering but not fruiting, as … Read more

Why Is My Broccoli Turning Yellow? (And how to fix it)

Broccoli Plant Turning Yellow

Growing broccoli is a wonderful way to have a great supply of this delicious vegetable. And it always tastes better when you grow it yourself. But what do you do if your broccoli is turning yellow? Broccoli turning yellow is typically a sign of poor health. Healthy broccoli is a lovely green color. If your … Read more

Why Is My Zucchini Flowering But Not Producing?

Zucchini Flowering But Not Producing

Zucchini is a wonderful type of squash, useful in cooking a lot of dishes. If you’re growing zucchini, you obviously want your plant to produce as much fruit as possible. So when your zucchini plant is flowering but not producing, it can be frustrating. Why is this happening? What can you do about it? In … Read more