From growing vegetables to fruits and herbs, these guides are sure to help you start your gardening dreams quickly and easily no matter how much space you have to grow in!

Growing Celery

Growing Celery

Celery, known to the scientific world as “Apium Graveolens ” from the Apiaceae – family is related to carrots, fennel, parsley, parsnips, and hemlock. It originated in the Mediterranean and…
Growing Cauliflower

Growing Cauliflower

Growing cauliflower is a rewarding adventure in vegetable gardening. Cauliflower is a “biennial” crop – meaning that it is a flowering plant which takes two years to complete its life…
Growing Squash

Growing Squash

Squash is not just delicious, but is a healthy and versatile addition to your backyard garden, as well. Squash is high in vitamins A and C, and an excellent source…
Growing Green Onions, Leeks, and Shallots

Growing Green Onions, Leeks, and Shallots

Welcome to the rest of the allium family! Green onions, leeks, and shallots are all popular garden additions and kitchen staples. Depending on your familiarity with these veggies, you may be…
Growing Comfrey

Growing Comfrey

Many years ago, comfrey was grown as a popular medicinal herb. Reaching nearly five feet tall, with large, prickly leaves beneath hanging clusters of colorful, bell-shaped flowers, the true benefits…
Growing Chives

Growing Chives

Though chives may be small, their benefits are plentiful! Both low in calories and high in flavor, these hollow, tubular leaves may appear similar to green onions. However, they are…
Growing Sweet Potatoes

Growing Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are known for their rich, golden flesh and are enjoyed by families around the world in a variety of dishes. Surprisingly easy to grow and occasionally mistakenly referred…
Growing Potatoes

Growing Potatoes

Today most people across the world are quite familiar with the potato. It is the world’s fourth-largest food crop, after rice, wheat, and maize. Originally cultivated by the Inca Indians in…
Growing Berries

Growing Berries

Everyone loves growing an edible landscape. One of the backbones of an organic garden is small fruits, such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries. These fruits have been family favorites for…
Growing Tomatoes

Growing Tomatoes

Tomatoes have a minor reputation for stubbornness but have no fear! You’ve come to the right place to learn how to start growing tomatoes in your own backyard! We have…
Growing Tarragon

Growing Tarragon

Don’t let its reputation for being tricky to master scare you off; growing tarragon is actually easy once you know a few secrets about it. Unlike other herbs that can…
Growing Sage

Growing Sage

Growing sage is fairly simple for just about anyone. And, as a longtime favorite for seasoning all types of food, sage is a highly aromatic herb that you can put…
Growing Lavender

Growing Lavender

There’s a lot to like about lavender. Known for its rich, luxurious scent, the lavender plant is a stunning perennial evergreen, which originated in southern Europe and the Mediterranean. Long…
Growing Lemon Grass

Growing Lemon Grass

Do you love the taste of the tropics but live too far from the equator to take advantage of it in your garden? There’s no reason to despair if your…
Growing Mint

Growing Mint

Mojitos at a moment’s notice? Yes, please! It turns out that mint is one of the easiest herbs to grow at home. In fact, your biggest problem when growing mint might…
Growing Thyme

Growing Thyme

For those that can’t get enough of Mediterranean cuisine, growing thyme should definitely be on your ‘must-grow’ list this season. Native to the warm climates of the Grecian coast, thyme…
Growing Rosemary

Growing Rosemary

As a staple herb throughout Mediterranean cooking, rosemary has earned itself a reputation for its potent evergreen taste. Plus, it is easy to use in a number of different dishes. This…
Growing Oregano

Growing Oregano

Every Italian food lover knows the benefit that a well-grown sprig of oregano can add to their cooking. The zesty taste of oregano makes it a perfect addition to any…
Growing Cilantro

Growing Cilantro

Cilantro is a staple cooking herb throughout Asia and Latin America. And, the distinctive taste will either cause you to fall in love or make you want to spit it…
Growing Parsley

Growing Parsley

If you think parsley’s only good for being a garnish on the salad bar, you are missing out on the incredible flavor that this herb has to offer. Parsley originated…
Growing Basil

Growing Basil

If you choose to grow just one herb at home this year, basil should be a top contender. Because this fragrant garden favorite is so easy to grow in the…
Growing Kale

Growing Kale

Is there any vegetable that offers a better return on investment than kale? Not only is this stately green extremely nutritious and easy to use in a wide variety of…
Growing Spinach

Growing Spinach

When you’ve got the winter blues and are eager to get something green started in your garden, growing spinach might be the season extender you’ve been looking for. As one…
Growing Lettuce

Growing Lettuce

Why do so many of us put up with bland, flavorless lettuce from the grocery store? Not only does supermarket lettuce have to travel thousands of miles to make it…
Growing Garlic

Growing Garlic

Garlic might be one of those culinary staples that you take for granted every day. However, the pungent taste of garden-grown garlic might be all it takes for you to consider…
Growing Onions

Growing Onions

It’s a waste of tears crying over the tasteless onion varieties in your local grocery store when growing onions of your own is so simple. Originally hailing from Pakistan, homegrown…
Growing Carrots

Growing Carrots

If you’ve never bit into a fresh picked, garden-grown carrot, then you have no idea what you are missing. Grocery store carrots are grown with only the goal of easy…
Growing Okras

Growing Okras

Southern gardeners have known a secret for years that their northern counterparts are only just beginning to pick up on; okra is an incredibly delicious, versatile vegetable. And, growing okras…
Growing Hot Peppers

Growing Hot Peppers

Peppers have long been a garden staple, and with the right treatment, growing hot peppers is easy and almost effortless. If you can’t get enough spice in your food, growing your…
Growing Peppers

Growing Peppers

Move aside tomatoes! Growing peppers is quickly becoming a favorite for Americans to grow from home, and it’s easy to see why. The gorgeous colors and robust flavors of pepper plants mean…
Growing Eggplants

Growing Eggplants

If your summer nights are spent outdoors grilling, then growing eggplants should be a necessity for your backyard garden. Popular in Central Asia and the Mediterranean, eggplants are a beautiful…
Growing Cucumbers

Growing Cucumbers

Cucumbers are a summer garden staple, as delicious to eat as they are simple to grow. Once you taste a vine-ripened cucumber from your own backyard, it’s hard to understand…
Growing Pumpkins

Growing Pumpkins

Just the thought of chilly weather might leave you salivating for the sweet taste of pumpkin pie. However, there are so many other uses for this hardy squash than a Thanksgiving…

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