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Growing Carrots in Containers | Epic Guide to Make it Easy

Growing Carrots in Containers | Epic Guide to Make it Easy

growing carrots in containersYou may be challenged with space in your raised bed space or your garden soil might not be ideal to grow the best carrots.  Growing carrots in containers is a simple way to ensure you get carrots that Bugs Bunny would eat.

One of the other benefits of growing carrots in containers is that you will save some space using a pot to grow a bounty of carrots.  It is also a fun project that most kids would love to take part in.  My girls love to garden and growing carrots is one of their favorite vegetables to grow.

We will go over all the details on how to grow carrots in a container in this guide.  You will learn what is the most ideal soil to grow carrots, how long do carrots take to grow in containers, and what the best type of carrots to grow in a container.Continue reading

How To Grow Cauliflower | 7 Tips to Avoid the Small Curds

HOW TO GROW CAULIFLOWER | 7 TIPS TO AVOID THE SMALL CURDS

how to grow cauliflowerI am sitting here laughing because many of you may associate curds with souring milk.  Maybe little Miss Muffet who sat on her tuffet eating her curds and whey.  I can assure you Little Miss Muffet was not learning how to grow cauliflower.

The curd is the fancy word for the dense brassica head that you get when you successfully grow cauliflower.  It is the white stuff on the cauliflower that you roast up or you cook to eat.  The bigger the better is really the essence of how to grow cauliflower.Continue reading

Growing Broccoli in Containers | 10 Tips You MUST Know

Growing Broccoli in Containers | 10 Tips You MUST Know

growing broccoli in containersThe allure of container gardening has become a whimsical curiosity for many new gardeners.  Most are surprised by the expansive list of vegetables you can grow in a container.

Growing broccoli in a container is certainly a welcoming delight that many beginners and even experienced gardeners did not know was even possible.Continue reading

7 Tips on How to Grow Lettuce Like A Boss

7 Tips on How to Grow Lettuce Like A Boss

how to grow lettuceYou might be thinking of how to grow lettuce is too difficult.  You might see all the plants in your local garden center.  Sure, they have tomatoes, peppers, and every kind of herb ready to be planted for your home garden or container.

Where are the lettuce plants that you could just stick in your garden found?  Chances are there will be no selection or a very limited choice of lettuce plants.  You don’t need to get those plants from there. Continue reading

Harvesting Beets | Proven ways to Get your Beets on your Plate

Harvesting Beets | Proven ways to Get your Beets on your Plate

harvesting beetsYou planted a bunch of beet seeds this year in your garden and want to know all the dirt on how to get them to your plate safely.  You are just not quite certain if you know they are ready. Harvesting beets are incredibly simple following our expert advice.

Maybe you just started growing beets and need a little guidance on the best methods of when to harvest beets.  We will cover this and a few other topics about the most ideal beets harvesting methods.Continue reading

Growing Sugar Snap Peas | 7 Tips for Healthy Plants

Growing Sugar Snap Peas | 7 Tips for Healthy Plants

growing sugar snap peasWhat is healthy and sweet that can be added to stir fry or into your salads?  You guessed it – Sugar Snap Peas.  Growing sugar snap peas is a breeze when you direct sow them in your garden at the right time of the year.

What is the best way to grow sugar snap peas?  We prefer to grow them by directly sowing the pea seeds in the ground.  Continue reading