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

Why Are My Leeks So Thin?  (And how to fix them!)

Why Are My Leeks So Thin

Leeks are a popular vegetable many gardeners love to add to their veggie patch. Leek plants grow long, green, and narrow as they mature. And as leeks grow closer to being ready to harvest, their leaves will grow thicker, and their texture becomes less tender. But when leeks are thin they can be underwhelming and disappointing. … Read more

Why Is My Daikon Bitter? Answered!

Why Is My Daikon Bitter

Daikon has a notably mild taste that is simultaneously sweet, spicy, and bitter. This mild flavor decreases in its boastful flavoring when cooked. A rather crunchy vegetable, like carrots, daikon can sometimes come across as distractingly bitter. So in this article, we’ll answer ‘Why Is My Daikon Bitter?’ And provide beneficial tools to simmer down overly bitter daikon so … Read more

Why Is My Arugula Bitter? Answered!

Why Is My Arugula Bitter

Depending on your ability to tolerate spicy herbs, you will either find arugula delicious or eye wateringly bitter. Personally, I find arugula’s peppery taste adds just that little extra zing that can transform a salad or a pizza from being okay into something great. In this article, we will look at what makes arugula bitter … Read more

What’s Eating My Corn? Answered!

Western Corn Rootworm Beetle

I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve had unknown critters in the garden gobbling up the corn harvest before I have the chance to put it on the dinner table. Last year we lost half of our yield to an unidentified assailant terrorizing the corn plants. Luckily, several pests and animals are nearly … Read more

Why Is My Corn So Small? Causes and Solutions

Small Corn - Why Is My Corn So Small

If you’ve ever grown your own corn plants, only to be disappointed by small ears of corn, then this article is for you. There are a number of reasons your corn plants or cobs might not be the swaggering size you’d hoped for. So we set out to answer the question: why is my corn … Read more

DIY Trellis For Cucumbers (Step-By-Step With Pictures)

DIY Trellis - Garden Trellis

A DIY trellis for cucumbers in the vegetable garden makes great use of space by allowing you to grow vegetables vertically. And climbing vegetable plants, including cucumbers, need the support of a trellis to help protect their crops. I particularly wanted a DIY cucumber trellis for growing cucumbers that could later be used to grow sugar snap … Read more

Beet Leaves Turning Yellow? Causes and Solutions

Beet Leaves Turning Yellow Causes and Solutions

Beets are easy to grow and maintain, but they are still prone to some growing issues. Yellow leaves may be the first sign of trouble with your beet plants. It’s important to understand what can be causing your beet leaves to yellow so you can stop the problem before it spreads and causes plant damage or … Read more

Zucchini Leaves Turning Yellow: Causes and Solutions

Zucchini Plant Yellow Leaves Causes and Solutions

When your zucchini leaves start to turn yellow, it can be confusing and frustrating. You want your zucchini plants to be as healthy as possible. So what’s gone wrong? Well, zucchini, like other plants, contains chlorophyll, which allows it to perform photosynthesis and makes the leaves green. If something causes the zucchini plant to become … Read more

Galangal Vs. Ginger: What’s the Difference?

Galangal Verses Ginger What's the Difference

While galangal and ginger might look very similar, they have very different tastes, and you wouldn’t want to mix the two up! When shopping for ingredients to add to your dishes, make sure you can tell the difference between galangal and ginger. So what is the difference? How can you tell them apart? Do ginger … Read more