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Ripe tomatoes on a vine

Is tomato a fruit or a vegetable? Let’s find out

Are tomatoes fruits or vegetables? Here's what we know
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How hard is it to grow mushrooms at home? Here’s what we know

Everything you've ever wanted to know about growing mushrooms
an assortment of colorful pumpkins

Are pumpkins a fruit or a vegetable? Here’s what we know

Are pumpkins fruits or vegetables? Here's what we know
flowering herbs in a garden

8 unusual and delicious herbs you can grow outdoors

If you're tired of growing the standard herbs, here are some unique herbs you can add to your garden
potted avocado seedling

How to grow and care for a thriving avocado plant

Growing an avocado plant doesn't have to be difficult. Follow this guide to help yours thrive.
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How to grow and harvest glass gem corn

Use this guide to grow and harvest your own glass gem corn
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What are stone fruits and should you add them to your garden?

A guide to stone fruit and adding them to your garden
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Is it too late to grow pumpkins? What to know for this year and next

A thorough education on planting pumpkins, the correct growing conditions, and the best zones to plant them in.
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Hybrid versus heirloom plants: What you need to know

It can be difficult to choose whether to plant hybrid or heirloom plants. Here's what you need to know.
Ripe tomatoes on a vine

Common plants diseases to watch out for in your tomato plant

Make sure your tomato plant stays safe by looking out for these common diseases
Assorted heirloom tomatoes on a wooden background

Everything you need to know about heirloom plants

Heirloom plants may look imperfect, but they're often delicious and juicy. Here's what you need to know about growing them
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Gardening 101: How to start an edible garden

Want to grow an edible garden but don't know where to start? Here's what you need to know.
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Start transitioning your vegetable garden for fall now – here’s how

With summer coming to a close, it's time to start transitioning your vegetable garden for the fall. Here's how to get started
Pile of bell peppers

5 peppers that you can grow in your summer garden

Peppers are heat and drought tolerant plants, which make them perfect to grow during the summer. Here are the best peppers to grow
Community garden beds

These 6 YouTubers want to help you grow healthy, beautiful plants

Next time you binge-watch YouTube, check out these 6 streamers who provide a lot of great info around organic foods.
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This YouTube channel is teaching viewers how to grow fresh, organic food

Next time you're binge-watching YouTube, check out this channel for great info around organic foods.
A family gardening together

Why scrap gardening is a great kid-friendly summer activity

Are you looking for a kid-friendly summer gardening activity? Scrap gardening may be just what you're looking for. Here's why.
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How to grow produce from kitchen scraps (seriously!)

Growing produce from kitchen scraps might just be your new favorite gardening activity
Best October vegetables

How to keep produce fresh for weeks without taking up valuable fridge space

Preserve your produce for weeks with this handy guide
lemons and crystalized citric acid on a cutting board

What fruits have citric acid?

Citric acid is a hidden component of many fruits -- but it's more important than you think
Stems with clusters of blueberries ripening

How to grow organic blueberries in your garden this summer

There's nothing like fresh-picked blueberries -- we show you how to grow your own in your backyard
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8 easy-to-grow fruits you can plant today

If you've always dreamed of growing an orchard or just want the chance to pick a peach from your backyard, we've got you covered
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How to plant the ultimate fruit and vegetable garden

These easy-to-grow fruits and vegetables will yield the ultimate crop
an assortment of colorful pumpkins

Are pumpkins a good idea for your garden? What you need to know

Should you start growing pumpkins? Consider this before you plant
strawberries growing in a hanging basket

7 hanging vegetable garden ideas you’ll want to try immediately

These 7 hanging garden ideas will be an instant hit
Wall planters with lettuce

Start your own hanging vegetable garden with these 7 simple ideas

Short on ground space? These hanging vegetable garden ideas can save space and time when planting.
pineapple plant with unripe fruit

The pineapple: What it is, where it’s from, and how to prepare it

Pineapples can be tough to prepare. Here's what to know when picking and purchasing the fruit
Two cucumbers growing from a vine on the ground, with a yellow flower in front

Anyone can pollinate cucumbers by hand with these methods

Your vegetable garden could benefit from cucumber pollination - here's how you can start.
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Year-round gardening is possible with these 5 tips

Creating a year-round garden is possible with planning, foresight, and a little bit of patience. Our handy guide shows you how.
Head of green lettuce

Grow your lettuce from scraps with these great tips

Your lettuce scraps can be put to good use by growing more lettuce with propagation. We outline some easy ways to use this method.
Clean carrots on a wooden cutting board

How to harvest carrot seeds now to plant in the spring

Growing carrots from seeds you save yourself can be rewarding. Here's how to save seeds for spring!
red and green tomatoes on vine

What kind of sunlight do you need to grow great tomatoes?

While most plants need sun, tomatoes can be fickle without the right light. Here's how to make sure they grow well.
Shovel in pile of dirt compost

Composting 101: When to add it to your garden

You may be wondering about adding compost to your garden. We discuss the most important things about the basics of composting.
Ripe red cherry tomatoes on a vine

How to grow cherry tomatoes

Cherry tomatoes are one of the more popular varieties of the tomato family. We discuss some of the best ways to grow them.
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How to propagate blackberries and raspberries

Having fresh blackberries and raspberries sounds like a dream come true. Follow our guidelines to propagate them, and it can be a reality.