Now more than ever new gardeners are discovering the importance and joy of growing your own garden. These Botanical Interests seed collections featuring vegetables, herbs, and flowers are the gift … [Read more...]
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This shows how to grow Swiss chard in containers indoors year-round at home for baby greens and delicious, colorful stalks. If you love this idea, also see these tips for getting started with … [Read more...]
To keep dahlia safe during the winter, we dig up the tubers and provide cool, dark storage using paper bags, newspaper, plastic wrap, or crates. For helpful growing tips, see 7 Best Tips for … [Read more...]
Learn how to grow pineapple plants (Ananas comosus) from seed using these easy germination methods. Instructions show how to collect and sow seeds. You can also grow a pineapple by rooting the top … [Read more...]
What should you prune in fall and what should wait? With leaves gone, fall is the perfect time to examine your trees, shrubs, and vines and come up with a pruning plan. It's the time to remove dead, … [Read more...]
When indoor seed starting is taking too long, a heat mat can help seeds sprout faster. Find out the pros and cons, best tips for choosing a heat mat, and how to use one to warm the soil and encourage … [Read more...]
By saving seeds from your favorite flowers, fruits, and vegetables, you can create a custom seed collection suited to your growing conditions. If you want to try it, this tutorial on saving tomato … [Read more...]