Try your hand at growing lettuce indoors this winter. If you give it what it needs, you can be successful and provide your family with tasty lettuce and baby greens that will rival those store-bought clam shells of salad greens. Lettuce has different needs than microgreens, so keep that in mind.
Turmeric is the main spice in yellow curry, giving it the warm flavor and golden coloring. Ongoing research suggests that turmeric may have extensive health benefits as well. Turmeric is a plant grown for its root, much like ginger. And here’s the cool thing about turmeric: growing it is easy.
Growing your own food doesn’t have to be expensive or all-consuming. Check out these 15 hacks to make your garden thrive with less work.
Growing your own sprouts is economical, fast, and better for the environment. Sprouting your beans is also better for you.
Companion planting is planting specific herbs, flowers, fruits, and vegetables in close proximity to each other, enhancing the growth and success of both plants.
Perennial peanut grass has a lot going for itself. It’s a great lawn replacement that’s drought tolerant and good fodder for livestock. PLUS, it’s pretty!
There’s an edible resource in your garden that you may have overlooked. Edible flowers add color, flavor, and beauty to homegrown salads.
A crabapple is a great addition to small gardens and orchards, plus they offer some surprising benefits! Consider adding one to your “must plant” list.
The expense of gardening, if you’re not careful, can add up. Using salvaged materials to build garden trellises is one way to stick to your budget.