Exactly When to Harvest Tomatoes

August 1, 2013 Kendra 40

Fully vine-ripened tomatoes are no doubt delicious. But there are several good reasons why you might actually want to harvest your tomatoes before they reach the peak of ripeness.

Starting Seeds Vs. Buying Plants

March 27, 2013 Kendra 16

Which is better: starting seeds or buying plants from a nursery? Here’s a list of pros and cons to help you better decide how you’ll raise your garden this year!

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Hardening Plants Before Transplanting

March 3, 2013 Kendra 9

You’ve babied your seedlings for weeks now. They have several sets of “true leaves”, and they’re ready to be transplanted into the garden. But WAIT! Don’t put them out quite yet, or they’ll die of shock within hours. Here’s what you need to know to help your seedlings adjust to being outdoors, gradually.

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How To Grow Basil From Cuttings

November 1, 2012 Kendra 10

I love shortcuts. Don’t you? Especially when they pertain to the garden! Who wants to wait over a month for a seedling to finally be big enough to transplant when you can have one in just a couple of weeks?!

Taking cuttings from plants and rooting them is a fantastic way to speed up the process of growing a new plant. Check out this easy way to propagate basil…

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Backyard Cotton

August 24, 2012 Kendra 32

Wouldn’t you love to grow your very own organic cotton balls in your own backyard? Maybe you can!

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Yacon: Edible Perennial Tubers

August 20, 2012 Kendra 7

Yacon makes a perfect addition to almost any edible landscape. Try growing this South American plant that produces sweet and crispy tubers. I bet it’ll be like nothing you’ve ever tasted before!