How to Get Rid of Midges in the Garden: Here’s How
Midges are, as many gardeners were unfortunate enough to find, small flies that look like mosquitoes and are often found in arid areas. They’re sometimes called no-see-ums, biting gnats, punkies, or moose flies. Some species, such as the highland midge, are known to bite people and pets, which is why many people are looking to […]
17 Low Maintenance Garden Border Ideas to Know Of!
Garden borders are subtle ways of separating flower or garden beds from the rest of the yard. While we can opt for complicated borders, there are plenty of cheap and low-maintenance options. Some of these ideas are out-of-the-box solutions that don’t need any work after you install them! Borders that need the least maintenance are: […]
Why Are Peas Green? Are There Other Colors?
It’s common to find peas in almost every type of cuisine. These edible seeds are essential to different cultures and popular among people in the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe during the Middle Ages. Peas eventually became popular in the United States. Peas are green because people want them to be that color. Different […]
Complete Green Bean Guide: Pole, Bush, String, etc.
Green beans are a very healthy food; there is no better food than what you grow yourself. Before growing, it’s important to learn all you can about varieties, growing requirements, harvesting, and storage. Pole and bush beans are the two most popular green bean varieties – they’re very similar, but there are growing and care […]
Are All Peas Mangetout? Definition and How to Tell
Mangetout peas are trendy because they can be eaten raw (although they taste better cooked). In addition, they’re known for being entirely edible. But, some people may wonder – are all peas mangetout? Not all peas are mangetout or entirely edible (including the shell). Mangetout peas include sugar peas and snow peas. Some peas, such […]
Complete Guide to Peas: Best to Grow, Sweetest, FAQs
Peas are a beloved ingredient for many, and they’re very healthy because of their high vitamin content, fiber, and protein. There’s nothing better than growing your own produce, and to do that, you need to know how to grow them, which variety to choose from, and how to harvest them. English peas, snow peas, and […]
Do Vegetables Have Seeds? Veggie Growing Guide
Fruits and vegetables are different species of plants, and we usually classify them according to their taste and texture. One way to organize plants in the garden is by looking at how they reproduce, so let’s find out whether vegetables have seeds. Botanically and scientifically speaking, vegetables don’t have seeds inside them. Vegetables flower and […]
Orange Tree Leaves: Uses, Diagnoses, and FAQs
Oranges are a delicious fruit that everyone loves. Today, we’re going to talk about their leaves, how to identify them, what can be learned about oranges by their leaves, and what their uses are apart from the fruit. Orange tree leaves can be used for several things, such as wrapping meats and seafood to steam, […]
Yucca Plant: Complete Care Guide
Yuccas are popular houseplants, and the most common type is known as cane yucca. Many yuccas originate in Guatemala, southeast Mexico, and the Sonoran desert (think Arizona) and are one of the largest succulents because they can grow up to 30 ft. tall. Yuccas are drought and pest resistant and don’t have many nutritional needs, […]
Pruning Raspberries: The Complete Guide
One of the most satisfying moments you can ever experience is when you are harvesting berries you grow in your backyard. They are so much more delicious than anything you buy at the store. Furthermore, it makes you feel more confident that you have the freshest berries you have ever planted in your backyard. But […]
Are Coffee Grounds Good for Tomato Plants?
Gardeners and even people who take care of indoor plants have raved about using spent coffee grounds on their plants as a fertilizer. It saves them the trouble of buying commercial fertilizer, and they get a freshly brewed cup of coffee every time they decide their plant needs more nutrition. But are coffee grounds good […]
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? […]