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How To Grow Cold Hardy Banana Plants – Anywhere!

If you have always wanted to grow banana plants but thought you lived in a climate that’s just too cold – you need to try your hand at growing cold hardy banana plants! Most banana plants that produce the fruit you get at grocery stores are grown in warm, tropical regions. And although there are …

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How To Grow Fresh Oregano In The Winter – Bring Fresh Flavor Indoors!

Now that you’ve had a summer full of harvesting, it’s time to learn how to grow and harvest fresh oregano indoors in the middle of winter! Just because fall has arrived and the weather is starting to cool off doesn’t mean you have to be done enjoying freshly picked herbs like oregano, thyme, or rosemary. …

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How To Grow Orange Trees In Containers – Great For All Climates!

It really is possible to enjoy growing orange trees no matter what type of climate you live in. Just grow them in containers!  People typically associate oranges with large groves of trees with row after row of bright fruit. They are usually found in warmer climates like California, Florida, Texas, or even Arizona.  However, you …

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How To Grow Basil Indoors In The Winter – Grow Fresh Basil Year Round!

Even though the outside temperatures have dropped, you can still grow delicious basil indoors – and it’s a lot easier than you might think. If you live in a location that features cold fall and winter seasons, then your outdoor gardening season is about to come to an end. That is if it hasn’t already! …

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How To Overwinter Potted Strawberry Plants

There’s no doubt that it’s hard to beat being able harvest plump red strawberries from your garden or raised bed year after year, but is there a way to save and overwinter potted strawberry plants for future years as well?  Thankfully, you’re in luck! Not only is it possible to save your potted strawberry plants …

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7 Late Season Seed Crops You Can Still Plant – How To Grow More This Year!

Now is the perfect time to get those late-season seed crops into the ground!  For many locations, you may think that spring and early summer are the only times you can plant seeds in your garden. Thankfully, there’s a way to extend your growing season so you can enjoy fresh vegetables for much longer.  In …

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How To Stop Slugs Naturally – Homemade Slug Traps And More!

Is there any way to stop slugs naturally and safely without using harsh chemicals? If you are experiencing cool, damp weather conditions, chances are you might also be dealing with slugs. Slugs are shell-less mollusks that secrete mucus for protection and to help them travel around.  While they might come across as harmless, slow-moving, slimy …

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Hanging Basket Care – How To Keep Your Baskets Flowering All Summer!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about hanging basket care – or more importantly, how to keep them flowering and gorgeous all summer long! It’s true that hanging baskets and containers add instant color and interest to your landscape and property. But for many gardeners, by mid-summer, many of their gorgeous baskets start …

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Succession Planting – How To Get The Most From Your Garden Space!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about succession planting in your vegetable garden – or more importantly, how to get the most out of your garden space! Succession planting is a great way to extend your growing season beyond one planting and one harvest each season. No matter where you are located, you …

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The Many Amazing Benefits Of Growing Dill – From Pickles To Pollinators!

When people think of “dill,” they most likely think of a type of pickle – but when you include growing dill in your garden, there are many more benefits that go way beyond turning your cucumbers into a delicious treat! Dill is actually a leafy vegetable and in the same plant family as celery (Apiaceae). …

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