How to Grow Broad Beans Easily

Have you wanted to grow broad beans yourself in your backyard (and not just munching on them as snacks)? It’s not that hard if you follow the basics. Broad beans are popular because of the nutritional value they are loaded…
How to Grow Venus Flytrap Easily

Venus flytrap carnivorous plants are fascinating additions to the world of gardening. Like pitcher plants, these carnivorous plants can be rewarding for those seeking to go down the offbeat garden path. These plants have special leaves that snap shut like…
Nepenthes Pitcher Plant Care

If you’re a professional gardener, growing and caring for the carnivorous plants known as pitcher plants can be both rewarding and difficult; particularly plants of the genus Nepenthes. These plants are fascinating, exotic, and many are strikingly beautiful. This article…
Gardening During a Drought

Garden plants need water to grow and be productive but we shouldn’t count on enough rainfall to keep our garden plants well hydrated. Drought conditions are impacting much of the world at the present time and obviously gardening during a…
How to Grow Mung Beans Easily

Mung beans are a popular legume garden plant in Asia (related to adzuki and cowpea) but many other parts of the world have not heard of them. However, if you have ever eaten sprouts in stir fry or salads, chances…
Growing Cassava at Home

Cassava (also called tapioca, manioc, and yucca) is a tropical plant that is easy to grow at home. The plant is cultivated for its large root which is rich in carbs, calcium and iron. The root is gluten-free and used…
Pandemic Prepping

Ships loaded with goods are parked in the ocean, unable to unload. Trailers loaded with goods are stacked on top of each other in truck ports around the country. How and when will these goods ever be unloaded and delivered…
How to Create a Dog Friendly Garden

If you keep both a dog and a garden, it is also important to know how to create a dog friendly garden so that your dog can thrive in it. The good news is that most dogs are trainable, so…
Some Cat-Friendly Plants You Can Grow At Home

Are you a cat lover as well as gardener? It’s possible to have both healthy indoor cats and living houseplants in the same home if you use cat-friendly plants. Many people think it’s an either/or situation, but cats and green…
How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

Microgreens are the immature green leaves of several different food plants, like radishes, spinach, kale, and broccoli. These tiny leaves contain more vitamins and nutrition than the full-sized plant leaves and are used in fresh salads, stir fry, and stew…