Growing Black Beans [Your Complete How-to Guide]

Growing Black Beans [Your Complete How-to Guide]

The black bean is commonly native to the Americas and a staple in Mexican, Cajun, and Creole cuisine. Black beans are also delicious cold, pureed, or baked! Wouldn’t it be nice to have these versatile legumes thriving in your backyard’s…

What to Do With Tomato Plants In Winter?

What to Do With Tomato Plants In Winter?

Winter is here! And, you have a good crop of tomato plants. So you are asking yourself, will they make it through the cold season? Or – maybe you want to plan a tomato crop that lasts year-round, so you’re…

How to Pick the Perfect Ears of Corn From Your Garden

How to Pick the Perfect Ears of Corn From Your Garden

Picking ears of corn, whether in one’s garden or at the supermarket, can be more challenging than picking other vegetables or fruits. It’s easy to tell if bananas are ripe because of how they look and feel in one’s hands….

17 Best Cucumber Varieties That are Easiest to Grow

17 Best Cucumber Varieties That are Easiest to Grow

When it comes to yummy cucumbers, there are usually two different types: slicing, which are usually larger cucumbers up to 12 inches in length; and pickling, which are usually up to six inches in length. If you’re new to gardening…

25 Flowering Trailing Plants That’ll Brighten Your Day

25 Flowering Trailing Plants That’ll Brighten Your Day

Flowering trailing plants can make your heart happy! The best love stories start with flowers – and most occasions improve dramatically with flowers! We use flowering plants around our homes and gardens to add beauty and color to the space…

What is the USDA’s Plant Hardiness Zone Map?

What is the USDA’s Plant Hardiness Zone Map?

Gardeners must consider several factors before deciding which plants they want to plant. Perhaps the most crucial of these factors is the area’s climate and if it is one in which the plant can thrive! The US Department of Agriculture…