How to Grow Vegetables
A collection of resources related to different growing methods in for the vegetable garden.
How to Grow No Dig Potatoes
Forget everything you've heard about potatoes being hard to grow. Here is the easiest method we've found for growing potatoes - the no-dig method. Learn how we've grown over 200 lbs of potatoes a year for our homestead with very little effort! #organicgardening #gardeningtips #growingpotatoes
How To Grow Asparagus
Asparagus is easy to grow from seed. I like to soak them in a little bit of warm water overnight, then plant them out in well-draining seed-raising mix, only planting them as deep as the thickest part of the seed. Within days (2 weeks max) you’ll see a little shoot. This shoot won’t stay little for long, they’re exceptionally fast growing!
How to Grow Your Own Garlic
Fall is a great time to plant and grow garlic. It's a fantastic crop for beginning gardeners because it's so easy. Find out how you can grow your own garlic at home! Click through this pin to learn all you need to know to about planting, growing, and harvesting garlic in your garden.
How to Grow Mushrooms at Home | Gardener's Path
Do you love mushrooms? If you could avoid spending exorbitant amounts on them, would you eat them whenever possible? Consider growing your favorite varieties at home. If properly maintained, you can have an abundance that will continue to yield for years
How to Prune Basil Quickly & Easily
Basil is one of my favorite herbs to grow because it’s super flavorful, it’s versatile, and when it’s pruned properly, basil will continue to produce for you over and over again. Check out this article and learn how to prune basil quickly and easily so you can keep enjoying healthy, flavorful harvests all summer long. Discover more gardening tips at ThistleDownsFarm.com | #basil101 #basilcare #basilpruning #backyardgardening #gardening101
Onions are one of the crops that need to be cured before long term storage. This extra step isn’t too much trouble considering that the payoff is a year round supply of onions, but if you’re not thoughtful and deliberate about where and when you move your onions around, you can end up doing a lot more work than is necessary. We now have our onion curing process nailed down to two steps with two simple drying racks. Here's a look at that process.
Identify and Prevent Blossom-End Rot in Tomato Plants | Gardener’s Path
Blossom end rot often afflicts the first tomatoes of the season. This rot is not an infection. It is due to a lack of adequate calcium in the fruit. Read on to learn about the steps you can take to keep your plants safe from this rot. #blossomendrot #tomato #gardenerspath