How to Grown Corn That is Sweet and Beautiful

corn stalk in the garden

Corn is one of the most versatile and fast-growing crops around. Thanks to the many ways that you can corn in the kitchen, it’s a wonderful plant for backyard gardens. While many think that you need acres of space to grow these crops successfully, that’s simply not the case. All you need is a plot … Read more

How to Grow Starchy Potatoes that Taste Great with Gravy

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Potatoes are one of the most versatile crops you can grow. The starchy vegetable is great for everything from fried snack foods to hardy meals. With all that you can do with these crops, learning how to grow potatoes was an obvious choice. Initially, I thought that planting potatoes in my backyard was going to … Read more

How to Grow Sweet and Nutritious Beets in Your Garden

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We’re here to teach you everything there is to know about beets! These hearty root vegetables with absolutely scrumptious tops and bottoms! These delectable plants are also jam-packed with essential vitamins and minerals, including iron, vitamin A, and vitamin C. Read along to check out our expert planting and harvesting tips. With a little effort … Read more

How to Grow Apple Trees for Juicy and Sweet Fruits

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Is there any other fruit more iconic than the apple? These fruits are one of the most popular around and play an important role in cultures around the globe. Personally, apple trees have a very special place in my heart. My family would visit orchards in the summer to go apple picking. I always hoped … Read more

How To Grow Healthy And Delicious Lettuce For Your Salads

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Lettuce is one of the most popular spring crops in the world. Thanks to its crisp texture and great health benefits, it’s a staple in salads and sandwiches. Instead of sticking to the boring old store-bought varieties, why not grow some of your very own lettuce in your garden? My family and I consume tons … Read more

How to Grow Grapes That Are Juicy and Colorful

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Grapes are succulent berries that grow on woody vines. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, grapes are perennials that can live for as many as 30 years. Grapes can be eaten fresh, dry, juiced, or fermented. The aromatic tendrils are an excellent source of fruit. Their spindly tendrils compliment everything from urban exteriors to country manors. … Read more

How to Grow Fragrant Roses That Look Beautiful

pink rose plant in the garden

Roses offer a timeless and classic look to your home. Not only do they bump up your curb appeal, but the delicate aroma produced by a yard full of roses is second to none. When it came time for me to landscape my yard, introducing plenty of roses into the mix was a no-brainer. Unfortunately, … Read more

How to Grow Cucumbers That Cool You Off in Summer

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Cucumbers offer a fresh and crisp flavor that’s perfect for the summer months. Thanks to many ways that you can use cucumbers, the vegetable is a great addition to any backyard garden. Growing cucumbers is relatively simple. However, small details can make or break your harvest. I learned this the hard way. Despite my best … Read more

How to Grow a Mango Tree That Gives Golden and Juicy Fruits

mangoes on a tree

Mangoes are fleshy stone fruits that are native to South Asia. The supermarket variety has yellowish-red skin, soft yellow flesh, and big oblong stones. They also have a tangy, sweet flavor. Still, nothing can compare to the taste of tree-ripened fruit. If you’re lucky enough to live in a temperate climate, you may be able … Read more