So, How Much Sun Does Kale Need?

Kale is a super hardy winter green

Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no denying that kale has become one of the most popular leafy vegetables in certain markets. It’s also increasingly popular with gardeners because it is a leafy vegetable that thrives in cooler weather, and can even grow through the winter. It sounds like a great option if … Read more

So, How Much Sun Do Radishes Need?

Pink Beauty radish plant

When it comes to ideal plants for beginning gardeners, radishes are hard to beat. Most varieties are naturally pest resistant, extraordinarily hardy and many of them can grow to full size, ready for harvest in only a month. That’s pretty awesome, but there are still things that you’ll have to get right if you want … Read more

So, How Much Sun Does Arugula Need?


If you’re getting sick of the same old lettuce, and are plain tired of the usual Bibb or Butterhead, arugula might be a good choice to spice up your salads or give your sandwiches a little extra pizzazz. It also happens to be extremely nutritious and is one of the easiest salad greens that you … Read more

How to Grow White Icicle Radish Step by Step

harvested white icicle radish

Growing radishes is one of the easiest ways to boost your garden yields in a very short amount of time. While there are plenty of radish varieties to choose from, sometimes picking more unique varieties than a traditional Cherry Belle radish keeps gardening from getting stale and even gets your family excited for something they … Read more

The 27 Best (and 15 Worst) Companion Plants for Brassicas (Printable Checklist)

Kendra Lynne holding a cabbage

Companion planting brassicas helps to save space, prevent disease and pests, and keep weeds at bay, while improving the taste and flavor of your crops. Generally considered cool weather crops, brassicas – such as cabbages, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, kohlrabi, Swiss chard, turnips, and Brussels sprouts – serve as pretty easy going companions to most plants. … Read more

How to Grow Cauliflower Step by Step

12 weeks old cauliflower seedlings growing in containers

Oh, cauliflower. Princess to my pea. You are so fussy. And yet, I just can’t quit you! Cauliflower is definitely a pros and cons kind of plant. I’ll get into these pros and cons in detail throughout this article, as well as provide tips for minimizing some of the “cons.” Even with all of the … Read more