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Tomato Plants Not Blooming
This is a page about tomato plants not blooming. It can be mystifying that your tomato plants seem so healthy but are not blooming.
Growing an Avocado Plant from a Cutting
This page is about growing an avocado plant from a cutting. Many trees can be propagated from cuttings with the proper knowledge, timing and technique.
Tomato Plants Not Producing Fruit
There are lots of leaves, but no tomatoes. Why are my tomato plants growing, but not producing fruit? This page offers solutions and advice about why your tomato plants not producing fruit.
Big Tomato Plants, But No Tomatoes
If your tomato plants are growing quite large, but not bearing fruit there are a number of things you can check for to potentially still produce a harvest. This is a guide about big tomato plants, but no tomatoes.
This page is about growing parsley. A wonderful, useful biennial herb that is easy to grow in your garden.
Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Cabbage Not Forming Heads
There are actually quite a few reasons that these veggies don't form heads. Prominent among them is that temperature and water requirements are not being met. This is a page about broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage not forming heads.
This gardening method conserves water resources, does not disrupt top soil or deplete soil nutrients. It requires fewer pesticides than ordinary gardening. This is a page about hydroponic gardening.
Growing an Easter Egg Plant
This is a page about growing an Easter egg plant. Solanum Melongena, commonly known as white eggplant, are a fun ornamental that looks similar to eggs.
Growing Pineapples in Pots
This is a guide about growing pineapples in pots. The top of a pineapple can become a potted plant, and if you have two you may grow your own pineapple.
This is a guide about growing papaya. Papayas are a delicious fruit with the added benefit of being a digestive aid. Papayas are relatively easy to grow but are prone to die when young. So it is important to know how to take care of a papaya tree.
Cucumbers are a good addition to any vegetable garden. This is a page about growing cucumbers.
This is a page about growing aloe. Not only is aloe a neat looking plant, it has medicinal uses too. It is easy to grow aloe at home and have access to its soothing qualities the next time you get sunburned.
Using Green Tomatoes
Don't throw away those green tomatoes at the end of the growing season. This is a page about using green tomatoes.
Growing Vegetables in a Greenhouse
This is a page about growing vegetables in a greenhouse. You can get a head start on your garden or grow vegetables year round in a greenhouse.
This is a page about growing grapes. Growing your own grapes can be a rewarding and delicious experience. Whether you are thinking about a table or wine variety, there are some important factors to consider, such as choosing the right variety for your area.
Growing Grapefruit from Seed
This is a page about growing grapefruit from seed. The seeds from this citrus fruit, unless they are hybrid, may germinate to produce a grapefruit house plant and eventually a tree.
This page is about growing yarrow. A common roadside plant found throughout North America, this flower is valued for its medicinal properties and for use in cosmetics.
Growing Collard Greens
This page is about growing collard greens. This hearty, nutritious vegetable is a staple in the southern US, and has its best flavor after the first frost.
These sweet and mild flavored cousins of the onion are easy to grow in your garden. This is a page about growing leeks.
This is a page about growing kiwifruit. Kiwis grow on a vine and require trellising. If you live in a zone suitable for growing kiwifruit, you can enjoy the opportunity to have fresh kiwis in your own backyard.
Growing Honeydew Melons
This is a page about growing honeydew melons. Growing your own honeydew melons can be very rewarding, especially as it is often difficult to find a really sweet one at the market.
Growing Hens and Chicks
This page is about growing hens and chicks. These semi succulents grow best in poor soil conditions, and are especially suitable for the rock garden.
Growing Elephant Ears
Elephant ear tubers may need to be dug up each year to survive the winter season. They can be grown in a pot or directly in the soil when all danger of frost has passed.
Starting Tomatoes in a Hothouse
Tomatoes need to be protected from frost and cool temperatures. A plastic tent can help keep them warm and give them a head start on the season. This is a guide about making a little hothouse for starting tomatoes.
Starting Tomato Plants in Coffee Cans
Giving young tomato plants a start following this method is easy and allows you to move them into the garden with little stress. This is a page about starting tomatoes in coffee cans.
Growing Flower Bed Okra Plants
Flower Bed Okra is a strain of okra developed by a man in Texas, that grows like a shrub with many branches and gets over 5 feet tall. This seed variety doesn't appear to be mass produced.
Growing Tomato Plants from Seed
Try growing tomato plants from seed rather than buying plants at your local big box store or nursery. There are so many more varieties available as seeds than you can buy as plants. Choose those that do well in your area and have a go planting seeds this season.
Homemade Upside Down Tomato Planter
Tomatoes grow very successfully in upside down planters and they are convenient for a patio or deck. This page is about making a homemade upside down tomato planter.
Planning a Canning and Preserve Garden
Canning your own fruits and vegetables is be rewarding and frugal. Plus, jars of summer produce make a wonderful present. This is a page about
planning a canning and preserve garden
This is a page about harvesting cherries. If you love cherries, why not try growing them. Here is a ton of information about everything from growing, pitting, and freezing cherries.
Growing Beets in Georgia
This is a page about growing beets in Georgia. Because beets are a cool weather crop it is best to plant the seeds in early spring or late summer to early fall in Georgia.
Growing Miniature Vegetables
Most small vegetables are not really miniatures, and are grown like other vegetables, but possibly closer together. Of course there are also dwarf varieties that easily lend themselves to growing miniature veggies. This is a page about growing miniature vegetables.
Caring for a Succulent
This is a page about caring for a succulent. Succulents are typically very easy to grow. There are a few specific things to keep in mind to ensure their health. Do not over or underwater. For more succulent care tips check out this page. This is a page about caring for a succulent.
Creating a Bouquet of Edibles from Your Garden
Use herbs, flowers, stalks, and leaves from your veggie garden to create a beautiful, edible bouquet. This is a page about creating a bouquet of edibles from your garden.
Tips for Tomato Growers
Even though the tomato is the most popular garden crop in the US, there are some important things to keep in mind to ensure the best crop possible. This page contains tips for tomato growers.
Preventative Medicine For Your Vegetable Garden
It is always preferable to prevent problems than to have to remedy them after they occur. This is also true of a vegetable garden. Proper care and maintenance, such as watering, fertilizing, weeding, and pest elimination can help keep your garden growing and producing well throughout the season. This is a page about preventative medicine for your vegetable garden.
Growing Kiwi on a Trellis
Kiwi vines require sturdy support to carry the weight of their developing fruit. This is a page about growing kiwi on a trellis.
Growing Food from Waste
The tops and root ends of many fresh vegetables can be sprouted in your kitchen, giving you fresh greens and leaves to use in cooking. This is a page about growing food from waste.
How to Harvest Pumpkins
If you have grown some pumpkins it will be great to harvest them in the the fall. Here is how to harvest pumpkins.
How Many Cantaloupes Grow from a Plant?
The number of melons produced by a cantaloup vine will depend on growing conditions and the variety planted, as well as, a bit of gardener intervention. This is a page about, "How many cantaloupes grow from a plant?".
Cantaloupes and Watermelon Stopped Growing
Several conditions can halt the growth of melons, including temperatures that are too cool, and either too much or too little water. So if your cantaloupes or watermelons stop growing check to see if any of these conditions apply.
Giving Succulents as Gifts
Succulents are easy to propagate and equally easy to grow. This makes them a good and often inexpensive choice for gift giving. This is a page about giving succulents as gifts.
Haworthia Not Blooming
This succulent, native to South Africa, is often sold as a houseplant. They produce multiple small flowers on a relatively tall stem. This is a page about haworthia not blooming.
Important factors to keep in mind before planting your own popcorn include a longer germination time and slower seedling growth rate. Given the proper growing conditions it is a fun addition to the home garden. This is a page about growing popcorn.
Blossoms Falling Off Tomato Plants
If your tomato plant is not setting fruit and the blossoms are falling off, there are several possible causes you will need to investigate, including temperature, pests, and soil deficiencies. This is a page about blossoms falling off tomato plants.
6 Ways to Get Big Yields From a Small Garden
A small garden space does not mean you can't have a nice yield if you employ a few techniques to intensify your gardening. This is a page about six ways to get big yields from a small garden.
This is a page about growing goldenrod. This hardy perennial can be grown by division or seed and is known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
This page is about growing caraway. A hardy biennial that is generally known for its culinary uses.
This is a page about growing hops. Hops prefer moist, nutrient-rich, well-drained soil and hot, dry growing conditions.
This is a page about growing angelica. Commonly know as Queen Anne's Lace, this herb likes a partially shady spot. Angelica has culinary and medicinal uses.
Growing Vanilla Beans in India
This is a page about growing vanilla beans in India. Like other members of the orchid family, vanilla grows best in partial shade in a temperate climate with high amounts of moisture and humidity.
Growing Cosmos (Mexican Aster)
This is a page about growing cosmos (Mexican aster). Plant in the full sun when all danger of frost is past. It blooms mid summer until fall, with a variety of daisy-like colored flowers.
This is a page about growing astilbe. To give you plants a good start make sure they have plenty of water and some compost. Purchase a nursery raised pot with numerous plants and divide them up when you plant them.
This is a page about growing lungwort. Lungwort grows to 8 to 10 inches and is one of the best ways to bring low-maintenance color to the shadier parts of your garden.
Chilies can be easy to grow and they are a delicious addition to almost any meal. This is a page about how to grow chillies.
Planting Sprouting Potatoes
This is a page about planting sprouting potatoes. If those potatoes that you forgot about have begun to sprout, try planting them. As long as there is no rot you should be able to harvest a nice crop.
Harvesting Green Beans
This is a page about harvesting green beans. After the hours spent planting and tending your garden, it is exciting to begin the harvest.
Troubleshooting Tomato Problems
This is a page about troubleshooting tomato problems. If your tomato harvest is disappointing due to disease, pests, or growing conditions there some easy solutions to your gardening issues.
Growing Tomatoes From Slices
This is a page about growing tomatoes from slices. Try this quick and easy way to plant tomato seeds from your store bought produce.
Growing Pea Shoots
This is a page about growing pea shoots. Pea shoots make for a tasty salad topping and the best part is that they are easy to grow yourself.
This is a page about harvesting horseradish. Choosing the right time of year, when the soil is cool, and using the appropriate garden tools will give you your most flavorful harvest.
Growing Purslane (Portulaca)
This is a page about growing purslane (portulaca). Thriving in a hot, dry climate these edible plants, also called pigweed, are known for their anti-inflammatory properties.
Building a Potato Cage
This is a page about building a potato cage. A popular way to grow potatoes is to use a cage type structure for planting your crop.
Growing Sweet Potato Squash (Delicata...
This is a page about growing sweet potato squash (delicata squash). This easy to grow heirloom squash has a flavor much like a sweet potato.
Growing Locust Trees
This is a page about growing locust trees. Called acacia in England, the most common locust are the black and honey. These fast growing trees are important plant for bee keepers.
Growing Perennial Vines
This is a page about growing perennial vines. Many beautiful flowers grow seasonally on vines that can climb walls, cover arbors, and create a sense of privacy and shade.
Planting a Second Season Crop
This is a page about planting a second season crop. Depending on where you live, you may be able to plant a second garden crop of cool season or quick growing veggies.
Growing Salix Nishiki Willow
This is a page about growing salix nishiki willow. A Japanese variegated ornamental commonly called a dapple willow, is a very attractive shrub.
Irrigation for Saplings
This is a page about irrigation for saplings. New trees need constant moisture to make sure the roots become well established so the tree can thrive.
This is a page about growing bromeliads. This family of tropical plants includes the pineapple. Some members are known as air plants because they soak up moisture from the air.
Finding Easy to Grow Flowers and Vegetables
This is a guide about finding easy to grow flowers and vegetables. Whether a new or experienced gardener, it is great to have successful results. There are many plants that do not require much attention to be productive.
Growing Perennial Vinca
This is a page about growing perennial vinca. Perennial vinca, also known as periwinkle, can make for a lovely lush ground cover.
Grafting a Citrus Tree
This page is about grafting a citrus tree. When you learn how, it is possible to grow similar fruits on the same tree by grafting a young shot to a branch.
Growing Magnolia Trees
This page is about growing magnolia trees. These trees provide beautiful early spring flowers and dark green leathery leaves through the growing season.
Sharing Garden Produce
This is a page about sharing garden produce. Even a modest backyard garden can yield more produce than one family can easily consume. Sharing your extra fruits and vegetables is a simple and kind way to provide fresh produce for friends and neighbors.
Growing a Castor Bean Plant
This page is about growing a castor bean plant. Be careful of the very, poisonous beans that grow on this plant.
Growing Your Own Food
This page is about growing your own food. With a little work, deliciously, fresh vegetables can be grown in your very own garden.
Growing a Sweetgum Tree
This page is about growing a sweetgum tree. A member of the witch hazel family with distinctive prickly seed pods that are native to the eastern north american woodlands.
Troubleshooting Your Vegetable Garden
A successful vegetable garden requires more than simply preparing the soil and planting your vegetable plants or seeds. You will need to respond to any number of issues that might arise, such as leggy plants, low yield, or insect damage. This is a page about troubleshooting your vegetable garden.
Growing Food in the Fall and Winter
This is a page about growing food in the fall and winter. When the summer growing season ends, it does not necessarily mean an end to your vegetable gardening.
Growing Vegetables in the Mountains
This page is about growing vegetables in the mountains. When living at a high altitude your garden growing season can be limited.
This is a page about growing parsnips. This biennial root is usually grown as a annual. They are best harvested in the fall or early winter, as their flavor improves with exposure to near freezing temperatures.
This is a page about growing turnips. Turnips are a great choice for the home garden as both the root and the leaves can be eaten.
Growing Corn, Beans and Squash Together (Three...
This is a page about growing corn, beans, and squash together (three sisters). The tradition of growing corn, beans, and squash together for their mutual benefit began with the Iroquois.
Supporting Tomato Plants
This is a page about supporting tomato plants. Tomato plants generally need to be trellised or supported in some way.
Growing Iceberg Lettuce
This is a page about growing iceberg lettuce. Crisphead or iceberg lettuce is not difficult to grow although it does have different growing requirements than leaf type lettuce varieties.
Herbs That Grow Well Together
This page is about herbs that grow well together. Finding good herb companions to plant together, can give you a bountiful crop.
Cucumbers Turning Yellow
This is a page about cucumbers turning yellow. There are several reasons your cucumbers are turning yellow.
Why Are My Cucumbers Bitter?
This page concerns why are my cucumbers bitter? The growing conditions or vegetable variety may affect the flavor of a it.
Growing Peppers and Tomatoes Together
This page is about growing peppers and tomatoes together. These vegetables are delicious when cooked together, but the question is do they grow well together.
This page is about growing chervil. An herb that closely resembles Italian parsley, but it tastes somewhat like licorice.
Growing a Privet Hedge
This page is about growing a privet hedge. A hedge can make a good property line definition and create privacy.
Growing Solomon's Seal
This page is about growing Solomon's seal. Grown from rhizomes and seeds this perennial does well in wooded areas.
Growing Woodland Ferns From Spores
Starting your own ferns for a shady spot can be a challenge. This page is about growing woodland ferns from spores.
Growing Cherry Tomatoes
This page is about growing cherry tomatoes. An abundance of these bite sized treats can be grown on the patio or in the garden.
This is a page about growing huckleberries. This relative of the blueberry grows well in moist acidic soil and requires lots of daylight. Given the right conditions you can enjoy these delicious berries straight from your garden.
Growing Buttercup Squash
This is a page about growing buttercup squash. These delicious winter squash are easy to grow.
Growing Jalapeno Peppers
The jalapeno pepper is a popular, mildly hot, chili pepper often used in Mexican cuisine. It is also a good choice for your home garden. This is a page about growing jalapeno peppers.
Growing Concord Grapes
This is a page about growing Concord grapes. The much loved Concord grape, found in gardens across the country, is a descendant of a wild native grape from New England.
This page is about growing forsythia. A hardy, perennial shrub that produces beautiful yellow flowers in the yard.
Growing Millet for Birdseed
This page is about growing millet for birdseed. This seed grass can be grown in your garden as ready bird food, for inside birds or winter feeding.
This is a page about growing vanilla. Vanilla was first cultivated in Central America and is easily grown in warm humid conditions.
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