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If the plants in your garden are not getting enough water, then they are also not getting enough nutrients to grow. Underwatering your plant is one of the worst things that can happen to your garden, but there are a few simple ways to tell if this is the case and we’ve got a few suggestions to make sure it never happens again!
Bantam sweet corn has been one of the homesteaders’ favorites for over one hundred years! It’s quick to grow, with the ears of corn being ready to harvest and eat in around 82 days. Plus, this delicious treat is packed full of nutrients and children love it! Try growing some bantam corn today!
Small sugar pumpkins are a perfect addition to any autumn lovers garden! Perfectly sweet or savory, based on your personal preference, these cute little pumpkins offer a nutritious treat without the tricks!
Squash has been a staple in the gardens of many for years. It’s easy to grow, and Butternut Winter Squash grows with a sweet and tender flavor, plus it’s easy to peel for quick effortless meals!
Hulless oats are whole oats grown without the exterior hull, which means they require less processing after harvest and can be rolled or ground into flour. They also provide a quick and healthy breakfast. In our ongoing quest to become more self-sustaining, why we’ve put together this “seed to table” growing guide so you can try to grow your own hulless oats.
Wheat is one of those staples that’s been getting a bad rep lately. With the current diet trends leaning toward eating carbohydrates, wheat and bread aren’t on the radar of many gardeners. But there are some benefits to growing it, especially if you select the “hard red spring wheat.”
A bite of sweet cantaloupe is a summer treat! The delicious melon is full of vitamin A and antioxidants such as beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and cryptoxanthin. That means it can help with protection against colon, prostate, breast, endometrial, lung, and pancreatic cancers. So why not try growing some of this delicious and popular melon in your garden?
If you are anything like me, you’ve gotten way too much cilantro in your garden this year to possibly use it all up while it’s still fresh. It seems like it might be a difficult herb to save, but I’ve come up with a few tips to help you store your cilantro rather than just letting it go bad.
There is little more satisfying than getting to watch your newly planted seeds begin to emerge from the dirt. After one week goes by, you will begin to notice your seedlings are getting leggy and barely able to hold themselves up, If that happens, this guide will help you understand what went wrong and how to fix it.