Food

5 Steps to Success When Hardening Off Seedlings for Your Outdoor...

Hardening off your seedlings is the best thing you can do to prepare them for the harsh, unforgiving outside world that is so different...

Strange Things That Will Make Your Tomatoes Grow Big and Tasty

There is nothing quite like the taste of a homegrown fresh tomato. They are so delicious when you pick them right off the vine....

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Growing Rhubarb: The Pie...

Though not necessarily the most common crop, rhubarb holds a special place in the hearts of many northern gardeners. It thrives in the chilly...

How to Grow and Harvest Flaxseed

Flaxseeds are incredibly healthy, and are often towards the top of lists of the healthiest seeds, right along with chia and hemp. They are...

Best Lettuce Types to Grow Indoors (plus growing tips)

With spring barely a blip on the calendar, and the fire roaring to chase away the winter chill, you are likely starting to miss...

Upcycled Vertical Garden Ideas that Make the Most of Small Spaces

Small space gardening is all the rage and rightly so! It is amazing how many types of veggies you can grow in a very...

What is Pigweed and Is it Edible?

If you live virtually anywhere in North America, you’ve likely heard of, and been irritated by pigweed. This green, unassuming weed has long been...

Strange Fruits and Veggies You Need in Your Landscape

Most gardeners tend to stay in their comfort zone, growing a collection of traditional fruits and veggies such as tomatoes, blueberries, and potatoes. However,...

7 Ways to Preserve Food: Modern and Old

When you think of food preservation, the first thing that probably comes to mind is canning. What you might not know is that there...

How to Grow Horseradish: The Herb with a Spicy Punch

If you love spicy things, you have to love peppery tasting horseradish ( Amoracia rusticana). This hardy clumping perennial herb dates back over 3000...