Growing Tips & Techniques


Bay Leaves: How To Grow Indoors

Bay Leaves: How To Grow Indoors
Bay laurel is most commonly cultivated as a tree that can attain staggering heights of up to 50 feet; however, it also works extremely well as a container plant that can be moved between your indoor and outdoor spaces, or it can be kept indoors year-round. Bay laurel can reach heights of up to 50 feet. Read more

Beech Mushroom Growing Guide & Tips

Beech Mushroom Growing Guide & Tips
If you ever find beech mushrooms in a store or market, you should definitely pick some up! The tiny clumps of fungi have a magical, otherworldly appearance. It turns out that they are also quite tasty. When sautéed, they take on a rich, earthy flavor and add a satisfying crunch to every bite. Beech mushrooms have remained on top after being compared to more than ten other types. Look here for additional information on them! Read more

How To Grow Your Own Chestnut Mushrooms

How To Grow Your Own Chestnut Mushrooms
The Chestnut Fungus is a magnificent clustering mushroom that adores wood. It is a close relation of the slimy-capped Nameko Mushroom, which is scientifically known as Pholiota microspora. They grow in clusters that are rather dense and produce gorgeous mushrooms with shaggy caps and orange gills. Read more

Grow Your Own Blackberries - Complete Guide & Info

Grow Your Own Blackberries - Complete Guide & Info
The Rosaceae family is home to a wide variety of delicious plants, including blackberries, raspberry bushes, roses, apple trees, and blackberries themselves. Blackberries, which are closely related to raspberries, are classified as brambles because they typically have thorns, have a thick and tangled growth, and can either stand erect or sprawl. Read more

How To Grow Achiote Plants - Planting, Care, & More

How To Grow Achiote Plants - Planting, Care, & More
It's possible that you haven't heard of the small ornamental plant known as the annatto or lipstick plant if you haven't done any research on annatto achiote. It's a tropical plant with very peculiar fruit that's used to make food coloring, and it grows in the tropics. Continue reading for more information, including instructions on how to grow an achiote tree. With relative ease, this can be added to your own gardening regimen. Read more

How To Grow Carrots: Planting, Growing Conditions, & Care

How To Grow Carrots: Planting, Growing Conditions, & Care
Carrot is a common root vegetable (typically orange) used worldwide. Because of its high nutritional value, presence of B-carotene, fiber, antioxidants, minerals, flexibility for processing in many ways, and ability to remain edible even after months of reliable storage in ordinary or refrigerated places, carrot was instantly embraced wherever it appeared after being brought from Iran and Afghanistan. Read more

How To Grow Pecan Trees: Growing Conditions & Care

How To Grow Pecan Trees: Growing Conditions & Care
Pecan trees are only found in the U.S.A., where they are most successful in warm climates with extended growing seasons such as the south. Even just one tree can give enough nuts for a big family and enough shade to make the long, hot summers in the south a little more pleasant. Read more

How To Grow Your Own Mango Tree - Planting, Care, & Harvest

How To Grow Your Own Mango Tree - Planting, Care, & Harvest
Ripe, succulent mangos exude a lush, tropical perfume and flavor that makes one long for warm beaches and gentle trade winds. Tastes from gardens in warmer zones can be brought indoors by intrepid gardeners. These mango tree maintenance instructions can help you reap the rewards of your efforts in just a few short years if you reside in a tropical or subtropical area. It is no wonder why home gardeners would love to add a delicious mango tree to their own yard. Read more

Pistachio Trees: Complete Growing & Care Guide

Pistachio Trees: Complete Growing & Care Guide
Pistachio cultivation is a time-consuming endeavor that calls for persistence. Pistachio trees don't start producing any nuts until they're eight years old, and it takes another ten years before they're ready for harvest. Pistachios can be grown at home if you're willing to put in the time and effort. Read more

How To Grow Asparagus: Growing Conditions & Tips

How To Grow Asparagus: Growing Conditions & Tips
Each spring, asparagus is one of the initial vegetables harvested. The spears of asparagus are delicious, delicate, and crisp. In Minnesota, the asparagus harvesting season lasts for around six to eight weeks, between early May and late June. Asparagus spears can grow up to two inches each day during their height of growth, providing abundant yields for gardeners to enjoy. It is no wonder why anyone would want to add asparagus to their home garden. Read more
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