How to Care for Strawberry Plants The sweet taste of strawberries makes growing strawberry plants very alluring. Eaten fresh off the plant or turned into baked goods and jams, the strawberry fruit has many uses. There are two main types of strawberry plants, June bearing and day- neutral. A June...
Inland Sea Oats Thrive in Shade and Dance in the Wind Also known as River, Northern Sea or Indian Wood oats, Inland Sea Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) prefer partial to full shade and grow in all soil types, from moist to well-drained. The wide-leaved, light green foliage resembles bamboo. Arching stems...
How To Grow Potatoes in Your Family Garden Potatoes are a fun and interesting food to grow. They are different than most other plants because instead of seeds you plant an actual potato. The potato plant has a lush, green vine that grows above the ground and produces white flowers....
Try these heirloom varieties of your family's favorite vegetables. Amana Orange TomatoAmana Orange is a beefsteak tomato that has very few seeds. Its rich, classic tomato flavor is perfect for eating raw, sliced thick with salt and pepper, or on sandwiches or burgers. Its lovely, bright orange color will surprise...
How to Grow Asparagus The coming of spring and early summer means one thing to vegetable lovers—asparagus time. This hardy vegetable, which is part of the lily family, tastes the best when it’s the freshest. As food prices rise, and prices of gourmet vegetables along with them, growing your own...
How to Grow Carrots in an Organic Garden There’s nothing like fresh home grown carrots. They are extraordinarily crisp and succulent. Carrots for the home garden come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. Most of the time carrots store well in the ground over the winter, so harvest...
Onions, as same as potatoes, carrots and tomatoes are national food. Every vegetable has it's own ways how to store them properly. This time, I will try to explain how to store onions as long as possible so after colder weather or winter you can take them out and...
Sweet potatoes - how to make and how to grow Everybody, at least once in life, need to try sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas). Years ago sweet potatoes were more like a festival food and like a delicatessen, but right now you can get them in almost all grocery or fruit...