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

Quick Pickled Radish Greens Recipe

Quick Pickled Radish Greens Recipe

Pickling radish greens are a fantastic way to use up the leftover leafy green veg from radishes that might otherwise be wasted. So whether you are growing radishes in the garden or the next time you pick up a bunch of radishes from the grocery store, don’t discard the radish greens because they are edible … Read more

Eating Persimmon Fruit with Recipe Ideas

Eating Persimmon with Recipes Ideas to Try

Persimmon fruit has the appearance of a tomato, the texture of apricot or plum, and flavors of honey and cinnamon. This Asian fruit is versatile and has a range of health benefits. So, what is a persimmon and what do you do with it? Let’s find out how to eat persimmon fruit with recipe ideas … 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

What To Do With Celery Leaves (Preserving and Recipe Ideas)

What to do with Celery Leaves - Preserving and Recipe Ideas

We all know celery stalks are delicious and have many health benefits but once we’ve cut off and used the crunchy stalks what do we do with all those lush green celery leaves? Celery leaves are often overlooked and thrown away, but celery leaves are entirely edible and they are just as delicious as celery … 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

Tips For Eating Dandelion Greens, Flowers, and Roots

Tips For Eating Dandelion Greens, Flowers, and Roots

Dandelions are not just edible – they are delicious! They may not look like much, but dandelions are more than a simple plant. Dandelion greens, roots, and flowers can all be eaten in a variety of ways. So read on for everything you need to know about how to eat dandelions. Related: What Are Rose … Read more