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Big Kale
Vegetables

Growing and Using Kale

Kale is a popular leafy green full of beneficial elements. Kale is very healthy – in fact, it’s one of the healthiest vegetables you will ever find. It’s therefore beneficial to include it in your diet. It’s even better if…

Unripe Cherry Tomatoes
Vegetables

Growing Tomatoes Upside Down

There are many ways to grow tomatoes. Sometimes, a chosen method will depend on your climate and other similar factors, and sometimes will depend on your own preferences. One of the more original ways to grow tomatoes is to use…

Green Bell Pepper
Vegetables

Growing Bell Peppers II

After you have prepared the soil and your raised beds, it’s time to plant your bell pepper transplants. For the best results, it’s good to plant bell peppers in two rows per bed. Make sure that the rows are about…

Red Green Bell Pepper
Vegetables

Growing Bell Peppers I

Bell peppers are very tasty and they come in many different colors: green, yellow, orange, purple and red. There are also many ways in which you can use bell peppers, both cooked and fresh. You may also freeze them to…

Tomato Crops
Vegetables

Recommended Tomato Varieties II

When deciding on the best variety for your garden, the time to mature is one of the most important factors. Known as “days to harvest”, this time gives you an estimate on when you’ll be able to harvest your tomatoes….

Cherry Tomatoes
Vegetables

Recommended Tomato Varieties I

Tomatoes are the most popular vegetables grown in the gardens across the US and around the world. There are many reasons why tomatoes are so popular among home gardeners. It’s interesting to note that for many years, tomatoes (then known…

Raised Gardens
Vegetables

The Best Vegetables to Grow in Your Garden

Many gardeners enjoy to grow their own vegetables. There are many advantages to growing your own vegetables. This way, you ensure you’ll always have tasty and fully natural vegetables straight in your garden. Among numerous advantages growing your own veggies…

Tomatoes
Vegetables

How to Encourage Tomatoes to Mature

Tomatoes take some time to be ripe. We all know this, and we’ve all been in a situation to buy tomatoes that were still too firm. A tomato can be red on the outside but it doesn’t mean that it’s…

Heirlooms
Vegetables

Understanding Heirlooms

The world “heirloom” is often mentioned in gardening, but people are unsure what it means. Some people are not really sure what is a heirloom and what is not. Since more and more people are looking for heirloom vegetables, since…

Cayenne Pepper
Vegetables

5 Pepper Varieties to Grow in Containers

There are many different types of peppers you might want to grow in your garden or even in container. The possibilities are endless: peppers are a rich bunch with many different and special varieties. Depending on your tastes and gardening…

Tomato Plants
Vegetables

Starting Tomatoes Part II

In this part, we explain how to grow tomatoes after transplanting and how to give them the best possible care. Part I discussed the way to start tomatoes from seeds. Usually, cell packs are used for this purpose. As tomatoes…

Tomato Seedlings
Vegetables

Starting Tomatoes Part I

The tomato is one of the most popular vegetables among homeowners. Many people choose to grow tomatoes in their garden or even in containers on their balcony or patio. Whatever your choice might be, some good tomato growing tips are…

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