Basil is an annual herb plant that provides a favorite flavor in many dishes. It’s an herb that is easy to grow and does well when grown indoor or outdoors, as long as its modest needs are met. If you’re considering growing basil, follow these tips for success and an abundant harvest. Continue reading How to Grow Basil
Carrots are an easy root crop to grow and come in several different colors. If you can’t get your child to eat orange carrots, growing a white or purple variety in your home garden might just change their mind about the vegetable.
Cucumbers rank up with tomatoes when it comes to favorite vegetables to grow at home. And since growing cucumbers is so easy, no home garden (container or in-ground) should be without a vine or two. The plants are easy to grow and a couple of vines will keep a family eating fresh cucumbers all summer. Use these planting and growing tips to successfully grow your own crop from seeds. Continue reading Growing Cucumbers from Seed
Growing tomatoes from seed is quite easy. The germination time can be shortened by using a pre-germination moisturizing process. Place a sheet of white paper towel on a plate, then place two seeds for every tomato plant you want to grow on the paper towel. Place seeds flat and spread them out one inch apart. Cover with another sheet of paper towel and mist with warm water until the paper toweling is saturated, but not soggy wet.