How To Grow Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is the lesser known member of the brassica family of crops. Similar to its relatives, cabbage, and broccoli, it prefers to grow in a cool climate. Kohlrabi is grown for its thick, bulbous stem. The kohlrabi stem is a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and calcium; and it is a very good …
Banana Peel Fertilizers for the Garden
As anyone who has watched “Back to the Future” a million+ times knows, banana peels make terrific fuel. But even better than adding them to the Mr. Fusion unit on your time traveling DeLorean, you can add them as fuel for your garden. That’s right, compost those slimy banana peels and make your little green friends happy! Banana Peel Nutrients Bananas are a super food, and the peels are loaded with nutrients that your vegetation craves. First and foremost of these is, of course, potassium…
How To Grow Radishes
Radishes are a fast-growing root crop that can be added to almost any garden, no matter how big or small. Radishes add a nice kick to salads and soups, so radishes are generally eaten in small quantities; and they can be a good source of vitamin C and fiber. The best part about growing radishes …
How to make bone meal for a better garden!
How to make bone meal for a better garden! It's so easy to make your own bone meal from leftover bones!
How to Grow Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are grown from plants, not seeds or bulbs. You can purchase sweet potato plants at a garden center or online. You can als...
How to Make Compost Tea • The Prairie Homestead
Since when did poop and water get so complicated? When I began my research on compost teas, I figured it would be a fairly easy subject to tackle … Boy did I ever underestimate that one. It’s no secret that compost is one of the best fertilizers you can possibly add to your garden. And […]
How To Grow Turnips
Turnips are hearty root crop that can be added to almost any garden, no matter how big or small. Turnips add some old-world variety to a number of recipes, and while turnips are generally not eaten in the quantities they were in the past, they can provide a good source of vitamin C, calcium and …
Seed Saving Tips and Ideas • The Garden Glove
Try these seed saving tips and learn how to save seed! It can save you money, and it helps the biodiversity of our planet. And, saving seed is easy!
How To Grow Asparagus
Asparagus is one of the first crops ready for harvest in late winter or early spring. The asparagus plant is a perennial plant which can live for 10 to 20 years in your garden. The best place to grow asparagus is in an area that has long cold winters or dry summer conditions. Areas that …
Shade Tolerant Vegetables vs Sun Friendly Veggies
Most vegetables like 6-8 hours of sunlight a day, but there are some shade tolerant vegetables that will grow in less than this.
How To Grow Celery
Celery is typically grown for its crisp refreshing stalks, although sometimes grown for its root or seeds. Celery does best in warm climates; while it can be made to produce in cooler climates, with some extra planning. Table of Contents Buy Celery Seeds OnlineCelery VarietiesGrowing Celery for SeedsCelery Growing ConditionsGrowing Celery IndoorsPlanting CeleryCelery Soil …
How To Grow & Use Glass Gem Corn - The Most Beautiful Corn In The World
There are times when you find a plant that perfectly combines beauty and utility. Glass gem corn is one of the best and most stunning examples of this phenomenon. The breathtaking colours of these corn
10 Fruits and Vegetables That Grow Fast
Here is a look at some fruits and vegetables that grow fast and which you consider planting and harvest sooner than later.
What the In-Crowd Won't Tell You About Baking Soda for Home Cleaning - Healthy Medicine Tips
Details of Baking Soda for Home Cleaning If you haven’t yet invested in baking soda as a portion of your staple products, then it’s time to give it a go. It’s noticeable that baking ...