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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Can Carrots Grow on Trees?
Carrots are delicious, nutrient-rich vegetables that are easy and affordable to produce at home. Not only that but they can also be grown in many different climates! If you’re interested in producing your own carrots, it’s important to know exactly how to grow them. Carrots cannot grow on trees. They are root vegetables, which means […]
Can Eggplants Be Planted Deep Like Tomatoes? (Find Out!)
Eggplants are heat-loving, tender, and perennial pear-shaped edibles that are generally thought of as vegetables but are actually a fruit. Grown by many home gardeners as annuals, these fruit crops are believed to have originated from India and are also known as Guinea squash, brinjals or aubergines. Eggplants can be transplanted and buried up to […]
How To Harvest Lettuce Without Killing The Plant (Complete Process)
Lettuce is the nation’s favorite leafy green, and it’s so satisfying to harvest a fresh, crisp head of lettuce from your garden. But did you know you don’t have to cut the whole plant all at once? If you harvest the leaves correctly, you can have a fresh supply of lettuce throughout the season. So […]
Why Are My Zucchini Turning Yellow and Rotting? (6 Prevention Tips)
There’s nothing more devastating than harvesting a bunch of rotten and discolored zucchini after a laborious planting season that was planned to be a complete success. Don’t worry, this is actually pretty normal. Zucchini rot and discoloration are quite common amongst gardeners. Even so, why does zucchini turn yellow and rot? Zucchini turn yellow and […]
Do Potatoes Need Lots of Water? (6 Observations)
Potatoes are one of the most satisfying vegetables to grow in your garden and to have on your plate. The good thing about potatoes is in cooler climates, they get most of their water from rainfall. But, if you live in a warmer climate, you might be wondering exactly how much water you need to […]
Why Does My Lettuce Taste like Dirt? (4 Possible Reasons)
Lettuce is one of my favorite key ingredients in salads but getting them from the store all of the time is a gamble. That’s why I prefer growing my own lettuce, although nobody likes to eat lettuce that tastes like dirt. So why does some lettuce taste like dirt? Lettuce develops a dirty or earthy […]