Blueberries are well known for fresh eating, pies, jams, jellies, syrups, juice, and baked goods such as blueberry muffins, pancakes and waffles. But, they are also baked into squash dishes and coffee cakes. Backyard growers and small farms prosper...
Cabbage is a staple every gardener should grow, and it's not hard to learn to grow cabbage. It does help to have some basic know-how, though. In this article we'll reveal how to avoid splitting your cabbage, when the...
Growing Lettuce

Growing Lettuce

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Plant in Spring and Again in Summer for Cool Weather Harvests There are few things more refreshing than a salad of sweet, crisp, spring lettuce fresh from the garden--unless it's fall lettuce fresh from the garden. Lettuce is easy to...
Organic cabbage seeds will produce heads up to 8 pounds in size under proper conditions. They can be chopped into salads, used in stir fry, cooked with hamburger into Runzas or made into sauerkraut. The heads can be refrigerated...
During the Middle Ages in Europe the Romans enjoyed the taste of wild strawberries. Wild strawberries were first discovered by the Europeans when they sailed to North America and landed in Virginia in the late 1500's. They then brought...
Strawberries are the number one fruit crop for home plantĀ­ings. Strawberries may also be grown as a cash crop in large home plantings. On the other hand strawberries are a versatile, highly nutritious fruit. One cup of fresh berries supplies...
If you use floating row covers, you can transplant pumpkins to your garden a couple weeks before the last anticipated frost. Growing organic pumpkins is simple... learn how in this post. Pumpkin Facts If you're growing pumpkins, you'll pretty much be...
Zucchini is a "summer squash" and therefore doesn't store long term like winter squash such as butternut or acorn squash. Learn great tips on growing organic zucchini in this article. Delicious Zucchini Tidbits Zucchini is a "summer squash" and therefore doesn't...
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,...
How Rowena Knows How to Use Marigolds I 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,...