As hummingbirds start their fall migration going south, what is the right time to remove the feeders? If we keep them up, will this delay their journey? We know sugar water gives extra energy but is … [Read more...]
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Once you know these zinnia growing tips, you can enjoy these sun-loving flowers from first bloom to fall frosts. Provide rich soil, keep up with the watering, and protect those tall stems with … [Read more...]
Want nice full zinnia plants with lots of flowers? The secret is pinching. By cutting back some stems while the plant is young, zinnias respond by creating more stems and that means more buds and … [Read more...]
At the end of the growing season when your zinnia flowers are brown and dry, it's time to save seeds for next year. Use these tips to know when to harvest and how to prepare your seeds for storage. … [Read more...]
Growing zinnias from stem cuttings is an easy propagation method to get new plants. The cuttings can be rooted in water and will be ready for planting in just a few weeks. Also see 7 Best Tips For … [Read more...]
Knowing when to harvest fruit depends on whether it's a fruit that can only ripen on the plant or can also ripen after picking. The same goes for grocery store fruit. You can avoid food waste and … [Read more...]
After harvesting winter squash, it's time to cure it which makes it ready for storage. Curing helps toughen up the skins to better protect the fruit and reduces the chance of early spoilage. If … [Read more...]