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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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Why You Should Grow Zinnias In Your Vegetable Garden – 6 Great Benefits!

Are you wondering if it’s truly worth it to grow zinnias in your vegetable garden this year? The answer is an astonishing YES!  Zinnias grow as annuals in Zones 2 through 8. They are heat and drought-tolerant and are overlooked by deer and other wildlife. In addition, they are easy to sow and maintain all …

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How To Prune Tomato Plants – The Secret To Productive Tomato Plants!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are about how and why to prune your tomato plants. Believe it or not – pruning is one of the best things you can do for your tomatoes to ensure healthy plants and a bigger and better harvest. Tomato plants are one of the most beloved vegetable plants of …

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How To Eliminate Cucumber Beetles – How To Battle Beetles And Win!

Looking for a few great methods to eliminate cucumber beetles? Cucumbers aren’t a difficult crop to grow, but they can certainly be susceptible to disease and pests. And one of the worst pests of all happens to be the dreaded cucumber beetle!   Like most gardeners, you probably have a crop of cucumbers growing in your …

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How To Hand Pollinate Zucchini & Cucumbers – Learn To Easily Help Produce Fruit!

Have you ever wondered how easy it is to hand pollinate zucchini, cucumbers, or other cucurbits? Cucurbits like cucumbers and zucchini are a garden staple for most growers. However, they can often have issues when it comes to pollination and fruit production. That’s why it’s good to know how to hand-pollinate – and it is …

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How To Fertilize Tomato Plants For Success! The Simple Secrets To A Big Harvest

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about how to best fertilize your tomato plants, including when to fertilize, how often, and a look at some of the best fertilizing methods to use. Tomatoes are big feeders from the soil. Not only are they heavy feeders of nitrogen, but they also require potassium, phosphorous, …

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How To Rotate Garden Crops – And Why It’s So Important For Your Plants!

While there aren’t many hard and fast rules when it comes to gardening, there are a few simple tips that you need to keep in mind in order to have a successful harvest. One of those key tips is to rotate your garden crops every year. Have you ever had a bumper crop of green …

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How To Keep Rabbits Out Of Your Garden – Safe & Simple Methods That Work!

While rabbits might be cute and fluffy, they can really wreak havoc on your garden plants and vegetables. Thankfully, with a few safe and effective methods, you can keep rabbits out of your garden – all while not harming the environment, or the bunnies themselves. One thing is for sure, rabbits are certainly prolific reproducers. …

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Seven Big Planting Day Secrets – How To Plant Your Garden For Success!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article cover seven big planting day secrets that can help get your garden off to an incredible start – and have you on the way to an amazing harvest this year! What you do prior to and during planting day will affect the health and growth of your garden more …

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How To Thin Seed Crops – And Why It’s So Important For Your Plants!

One of the most challenging tasks for any gardener is actually one of the easiest ones to perform. That task is the process of thinning out your seed crops after they germinate.   If you plan on having a garden this year, your budget can start to add up quickly. Especially if you are purchasing your …

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