Category: Gardening

  • Can You Put Banana Peels in Compost?

    Can You Put Banana Peels in Compost?

    Bananas are one of the most popular fruits on the planet, rich in potassium and Vitamin C, among other vitamins and minerals. They are not only valuable for their taste but also for the versatile uses of each banana part, even the peels (yes, the peel). For example, can you put banana peels in compost? […]

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  • Dwarf Butterfly Bush Varieties: What You Need to Know

    Dwarf Butterfly Bush Varieties: What You Need to Know

    The gorgeous dwarf butterfly bush plants, which come in a range of colors and varieties, make an excellent addition to any garden. However, to keep dwarf butterfly bushes happy and healthy there are a few things a budding gardener ought to know. Dwarf butterfly bushes grow to a maximum of between two and three feet […]

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  • Do Radishes Grow Above Ground? (How and Why You Would Want To)

    Do Radishes Grow Above Ground? (How and Why You Would Want To)

    Radishes are deliciously tangy vegetables, great for both snacking and cooking. Not only are they tasty, but also a healthy addition to your diet! But do radishes only grow in the ground, or do radishes grow above ground, too? Radishes grow underground unless the soil is compacted, and then they grow slightly above the ground. […]

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  • When to Pick Zucchini: A Complete Guide

    When to Pick Zucchini: A Complete Guide

    Zucchini is an excellent squash to grow because it grows quickly and easily. Like with all other garden produce, it is important to know when to pick zucchini so that you can enjoy it at its tastiest! So, when exactly should you pick zucchini? Pick zucchini when it reaches approximately six inches long or the […]

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  • Lime Tree Leaves: Everything You Wanted to Know

    Lime Tree Leaves: Everything You Wanted to Know

    Most people are familiar with the zesty, tangy flavor of limes and their many uses. Did you know that the leaves are equally as useful? What would you like to know about lime tree leaves? We have the answers here! Lime trees have distinctive leaves, branches, and fruit. Their leaves can add flavor to many […]

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  • Do Onions Grow Above Ground? (Best growing methods)

    Do Onions Grow Above Ground? (Best  growing methods)

    Onions are one of the most important and most used ingredients in every kitchen. The main dish is just not complete without onions! Have you ever wondered how this vegetable is grown? Do they grow above ground, just like every other vegetable, or underground? Onions are versatile because they can grow underground, in water, and […]

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  • Can You Eat Zucchini With Blossom End Rot?

    Can You Eat Zucchini With Blossom End Rot?

    Every gardener who grows zucchini has experienced this problem at one point; you see all your hard work come to fruition. There is finally a fruit growing out of that beautiful blossom on the end of the vine. Then out of nowhere, it hits. Blossom end rot. You probably wonder to yourself why this is […]

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  • Will Epsom Salt Kill Plants? What You Need to Know

    Will Epsom Salt Kill Plants? What You Need to Know

    Growing up, the only thing we ever used Epsom salt was for baths, and even that was kind of luxurious! Even so, Epsom salt has its uses outside of bubble baths, and can even be used in the garden. Epsom salt has been used in gardening to fertilize plants in small quantities for a long […]

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  • Do Potatoes Grow on Trees?

    Do Potatoes Grow on Trees?

    My kids love to eat French fries, so we’ve made sure to teach them about how fries come from potatoes. And, if you’re an adult, then my kids’ question might sound strange, but for kids, it’s a totally normal question: Do potatoes grow on trees? Potatoes do not grow on trees but are root-like tuber […]

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  • Can Croton Grow in Water?

    Can Croton Grow in Water?

    There are very few plants that seem to radiate so much life and positive energy. Croton is maybe the best representative of the kind. Shiny, evergreen, large and thick leaves striped with green, yellow, orange, red, pink, or black will catch your attention instantly! They grow up to 3 yards or meters in their natural […]

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  • Do Onion Plants Like Coffee Grounds? (Read Before Planting!)

    Do Onion Plants Like Coffee Grounds? (Read Before Planting!)

    Onions may make you cry when you cut them, but the tears are even worse when you realize you’re out of onions at dinner time. Planting some in your garden (to ensure you never run out again) can be easy, but making sure they grow well can be a challenging task without the right fertilizer mix. Which brings up today’s question: do onions […]

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  • Can You Grow Spinach from Store-Bought? 5 Tips to Grow!

    Can You Grow Spinach from Store-Bought? 5 Tips to Grow!

    Can store-bought spinach be regrown? Inquiring minds would love to know – and then grow. Spinach is a  common vegetable, it’s no surprise many people wonder this: can you grow spinach from store-bought bunches? Spinach bought from the store is one of the vegetables that can be replanted. Given that it’s hardy and has still […]

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