Whether you’re growing fruits and vegetables yourself, picking them up from the farmers’ market or buying them at the grocery store, wash them. We have tips for washing fruits and veggies correctly, so they are safe to eat.
Here are easy tips and tricks that will help your tomato plants produce more fruit. These tips include pruning sucker branches, mixing varieties for staggered production and using the paper bag ripening trick to get an extra harvest at the end of the season.
Potatoes are a great crop for home gardeners because they are easy to grow and have many uses. Learn to grow your own potatoes with tips on choosing a location, planting, hilling, watering and harvesting.
You don’t have to wait for the cold days of winter to pass before jumping into spring gardening. Start your seeds indoors to get a jump-start on the growing season. This article explains the pros and cons of using grow lights to start your plant seedlings. It also provides advice on the various light bulb types and proper spacing.