How to Plant Fennel in Your Garden (Tricks to Care!)

Fennel (finocchio, Florence fennel) is a beautiful, hardy, feathery herb with fern-like leaves and a strong, licorice-like taste. Even though it is a perennial herb, most gardeners grow it as an annual since it is sensitive to low temperatures. This huge plant can reach 4 to even 8 feet (1.2 – 2.4 m) height. Its … Read more

How to Plant, Grow and Store Mushrooms

How to Plant Mushrooms at Home (Tricks to Care!)

Growing mushrooms is entirely different than growing any other vegetable in your garden. However, it is not such a complicated procedure. If you have all the necessary material, getting organic mushrooms will be simpler than it seems at first sight, and a result will be fantastic. With low-level of calories and fat, and a high … Read more

How to Grow Cauliflower in Your Garden

How to Plant Cauliflower in Your Garden (Tricks to Care!)

The first one who mentioned cauliflower in the 1st century AD was Pliny. In the Middle Age, it was cultivated in the island of Cyprus, and then gardeners in Western Europe started growing this vegetable in their gardens. In 1822, the British introduced this plant to India. Nowadays, the US is 7th in the world … Read more

How to Grow, Harvest, and Store Bell Pepper

How to Plant Bell Pepper in Your Garden (Tricks to Care!)

Bell peppers (capsicum, sweet pepper) originated from Mexico and South America. When you set out bell peppers two weeks after the last frost, you can enjoy in an exciting color change from green, yellow, orange, to red. Moreover, with a new color, your vegetable will get more vitamin C and become more delicious. You can … Read more

growing Rhubarb

How to Plant Rhubarb in Your Garden (Tricks to Care!)

Even though we usually use its red, pink, or greenish stems, well-known for a rich, tart flavor, to prepare jams and pies, rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum) is actually a hardy perennial vegetable. It has dense stems and beautiful, large foliage. Just be careful since leaves of this plant are poisonous thanks to the high concentrations of … Read more

How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Spinach

How to Plant Spinach in Your Garden (Tricks to Care!)

The advantages of this cool-weather vegetable rich in vitamins and minerals are its fantastic taste and the fact that you can grow it throughout the year. Start sowing seeds in early spring and keep adding small, frequent plantings until late summer to ensure continually harvest by winter. In average, you will need to plant approximately … Read more

How to Grow, Harvest, and Store Brussels Sprouts

How to Plant Brussels Sprouts in Your Garden (Tricks to Care!)

Gardeners in Belgium named Brussels sprouts after the city of Brussels, and grow this vegetable since about 1200 AD. It seems that these plants descended from wild Mediterranean kale, and came to North America during the 1800s. Round green or red sprouts, which grow in the leaves’ axils, look like tiny cabbages. This delicious vegetable requires … Read more

How to Plant Cucumbers in Your Garden (Tricks to Care!)

Cucumbers (Cucumis sativus) are warm-season, fast-growing vegetables with shallow roots which originated from India. Some sources claim that Christopher Columbus brought this veggie to the Americas. Those plants can be monoecious, which means that they produce both male and female flowers. Most of the cucumbers are in this group, and they need insects to pollinate … Read more

How to Plant Sweet Corn in Your Garden

There are six varieties of corn, including flour corn, flint corn, dent corn, popcorn, sweet corn, and pod corn. Sweet corn (sweetcorn, pole corn, or sugar corn) is an annual, wind-pollinated plant with white, yellow, or bi-colored ears. To get abundant yields, you should plant your sweet corns in blocks to let the male flowers … Read more

How to Grow Loofah Sponge

How to Plant Loofah(Luffa) Sponge in Your Garden

Can you imagine that loofah sponge (loofa, luffa), which you have just bought in the local health-food store, is actually an annual plant you can grow in your garden? This lush vegetable with buttery yellow blooms, abundant foliage, and cucumber-like fruit of 2 feet (61 cm) is basically eatable. However, if you let it mature … Read more