Growing organic watermelon is rewarding, but only if you know what you're doing. Watermelon is not hard to grow, but is takes more knowledge than corn or peas. In this article we'll reveal how to deter beetles, powdery mildew, aphids, and more (everybody loves watermelon and so do a lot of pests!). And we'll give...Read more
How Rowena Knows How to Use MarigoldsI was born in Bunkie, Louisiana in 1951 to a strong woman named Rowena. My mother was very knowledgeable about plants because she was born (1923) and raised on a farm in Mansura, Louisiana. In fact, she lived with her parents and older siblings a couple of miles outside...
The first step in grape planting involves assessing the climate and soil composition of your property. Then comes selection of the cultivars most suited to your location's prevailing conditions. After all the initial preparations, you are now finally going to do some real grape planting. How very exciting! I hope the information here will help...Read more
Snap peas are also known as sugar snap peas. They differ from snow peas by the fact their pods are more rounded in shape and contain slightly more mature peas. Snap peas are a cross between snow peas and garden peas. The whole pod is eaten and has a crunchy texture and very sweet flavor....Read more
Mushrooms are a fungus that has a different life cycle compared to other plants that grow from seeds and die. The living tissue of the fungi is underground which feeds on rotten wood, and this is known as mycelium. This ingredient is needed for making them breed. This is any mixture of mycelium when combined...Read more
There's nothing wrong with everyday orange carrots - they have their own bright beauty. But since carrots now come in multiple colours of red, yellow, white and purple, why not dress up your table with a rainbow? Sow coloured carrots, which require the same growing conditions as the conventional orange ones. Read more