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...]
Tips for growing plants indoors including houseplants, vegetables, herbs, and seeds starting.
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...]
This chart lists the optimum soil temperatures for starting flower and herb seeds. We're often told seeds need warmth to sprout but you can overdo it. Find out what your seeds need to achieve the best … [Read more...]
These tips share how to grow pineapple (Ananas comosus) as a potted plant in your home with the right light, soil, water, and fertilizer. You can also keep the container outdoors during the summer or … [Read more...]
If you have always wanted to learn plant propagation to grow more plants from the ones you have, we have tutorials for starting from seed, cuttings, roots, layering, and division. Growing indoors or … [Read more...]
This beginner’s guide to botanical names shares the basics for gardeners wanting to get comfortable using the scientific names for plants. Once you understand the conventions for how the names are … [Read more...]
Some of the food crops we grow need pollination and others do not. Use this simple tip to remember which fruits and vegetables need help from insects like bees or the wind to produce a harvest. This … [Read more...]