How to Grow Watermelon

Watermelon grows best in sunny garden spots with well-draining sandy soil. They need plenty of nutrients throughout the growing season to feed the long vines, and like soil that is consistently moist. Plants need to be checked frequently for pests and disease problems.

How to Grow and Care for Cucumbers

It’s easy to grow any of the three types of cucumbers — slicing, pickling, and burpless — in your home garden. If you’re limited on space opt to grow bush types or install a trellis to grow plants vertically. They can even be grown in containers. You can expect to harvest 50 to 70 days after planting.

10 of the Best Companion Plants for Cucumbers

The right companion plants can increase the growth and yield of your cucumber plants, and decrease pest and disease problems. Tomatoes, beans, corn, cabbage, and sunflowers offer shade in the summer. Nasturtium, marigolds, radish repel harmful insects. They also grow well with summer squash and lettuce.

Sansevieria trifasciata laurentii care guide will help it grow healthily

Cucumbers Types — 15 Popular Cultivars

With many different varieties to choose from, cucumbers are grouped into three main types. Slicing cultivars include Straight Eight, Marketmore, Lemon, and Space Master. Pickling cultivars include Parisian Gherkin, Garden Bush Pickle, Picklebush, and Pick a Bushel. Burpless cultivars include Suyo Long, Summer Dance, and Early Spring, to name a few.

Harvested ground cherries that are ready to eat

How to Grow Ground Cherries

Ground cherries, also known as cape gooseberries, are not only great tasting, but they are very unique. Try growing these ground cherries with the help of our care guide.

Harvest when your ginger are ready to be uprooted

How to Successfully Grow Ginger

Growing Ginger, or Zingiber officinale, is not difficult. You can grow in your garden or in a container..indoors or outdoors. Come learn how to grow ginger and have great harvests.

It is important for pumpkins to go through each growth stage in a healthy manner with a guide

Pumpkin Life Cycle

Growing pumpkins is not difficult, but understanding its life cycle will greatly help you successfully raise and harvest pumpkins.

Harvested cucumbers sitting in a wooden bowl

Cucumber Growing Stages

Cucumbers go through several stages before they are ready to harvest — germination, seedling growth, flowering, and then fruiting. Plants grow as vines or a bush, depending upon the variety grown. Most types are ready to harvest 50 to 70 days after germination.

harvest broccoli has been through all growth stages

Broccoli Growing Stages: How Long Does it Take To Grow A Broccoli

Broccoli takes 85 to 100 days to go from seed to harvestable plant, depending upon the variety. After germination, the young plants focus on vegetative growth and root establishment. Vegetative growth then slows and the main head develops atop the stalk. After harvesting the main head, side shoots develop into smaller, harvestable heads.

learn about the different types of issues that can plague apple trees

Apple Tree Diseases: What to Watch Out For

Learning the different diseases that can infest apple trees is crucial to raising healthy plants and yield plentiful harvests. Recognize issues before they lead to bigger problems

Asparagus harvest is increased when planted with companion plants

19 Companion Plants for Asparagus

Picking the right companion plants can add diversity to your garden and also improve harvests or deter pests. Check out our list of 19 companion plants that match them perfectly.

Planting requires a guide to help ensure success

How to Plant a Blueberry Bush

Planting a blueberry bush does not have to be difficult. With this guide, you will learn the best time and methods to get your plant into the ground.

Through proper care, beautiful fruits develop

Blueberry Plant Care Guide

With the proper care, you can grow blueberry bushes that will yield large and tasty harvests. Don’t shy away from trying to grow your own!

Gourds still attached to and growing from the vine

How to Plant Pumpkin Seeds: A Growing Guide

Nothing screams fall like pumpkins growing from the vine. They not only add a wonderful color, but they also can be made into different pies. If you are wondering how to grow your very own, we will show you in this article!

Understanding the life cycle of corn will help you grow it better.

Corn Growth Stages

If you want to learn how to raise healthy corny that taste great, you’ll have to have a thorough understanding of every part of its life cycle. Come learn about its different growth stages.

Growing these well known, sweet fruits is not difficult with a proper care guide.

Guide to Planting an Apple Tree

Growing an apple tree at home can be fun and rewarding. Our guide will teach you the ins and outs of planting a new tree that you just bought from a nursery. Grow one that will yield large harvests.

Trimming an apple tree to increase its yields is not difficult

How to Prune Apple Trees

Pruning apple trees is a necessary step to properly shape the tree and increase harvests. Come learn some of the correct techniques and tricks before you start cutting your tree