Edible Gardening

Clementine Tree

Clementine Tree Care and Propagation Tips

by Max on Fri, 11/20/2020 - 00:17
You may have already seen or eaten those mini oranges that taste super sweet and have the thinnest peel. But have you ever wondered what they are? These citrus fruits are called clementines and can easily be grown in your own garden. Clementine trees are ideal for beginner gardeners who want to grow citrus trees as houseplants. This is because clementines are hardier than their relatives and caring for them isn’t as difficult as you may think.
Banana Tree Care

How to Grow and Care For Banana Tree

by Max on Wed, 10/28/2020 - 03:02
When we dream of the tropics or rainforests, lots of banana trees pop to mind. But did you know that bananas don’t actually grow on trees? Some people may refer to them as palm trees, but in actual fact, banana plants are large perennial herbs. In this article, we’ve covered all the facts about banana trees, with some great tips on how to grow and care for these beautiful plants.
Avocado Tree

How to Grow and Care For Avocado Trees

by Max on Thu, 10/08/2020 - 06:40
Growing avocados as houseplants or outdoors is a fun way of enjoying the beauty of these trees. But if you’re after their fruit, you’ll be waiting for a long time - Unless you move yourself to a warmer climate! With enough patience though, your avocado seedling will eventually turn into shiny, oval leaves before it’s ready for potting.
Creeping Thyme

Creeping Thyme - Growing, Care Tips, and Photos

by Max on Thu, 10/01/2020 - 16:35
Creeping thyme is one of the many types of thyme available, which is a herb commonly cultivated for culinary use. Though creeping thyme is edible, it is not usually grown for this use, and instead is considered to be an ornamental plant that works well as ground cover. Creeping thyme has small, decorative oval leaves covering wiry stems, and when crushed, they will emit a pleasant fragrance similar to common thyme.
Types of Pumpkins

30 Different Types of Pumpkins - Facts & Pictures

by Max on Sun, 07/26/2020 - 16:30
Pumpkins are a type of winter squash that grows on a vine that can range from a compact 2 feet to a lengthy 20 feet long, so depending on the variety of plant, you can find one that is suitable for any sized garden. These plants have a long growing season of around 100 days, so they will grow in any region that has at least this many frost-free days.
Types of Tomatoes

36 Types of Tomatoes - Growing Tips, Facts & Photos

by Max on Sat, 07/18/2020 - 18:26
Tomato plants are one of the most popular types of plants in a home gardeners vegetable plot (even though they are technically considered to be a fruit). This is because tomato plants are incredibly easy to grow in a wide range of climates, they require very little maintenance, and they produce large yields of delicious and commonly eaten tomatoes.
Types of Summer Squash

11 Common Types of Summer Squash (and How to Care For Them)

by Max on Sat, 07/18/2020 - 17:37
Summer squash is, botanically speaking, technically considered to be fruits; however, most people treat them as vegetables. They are different from winter squash in that they are harvested during summer, in fact, any time from late spring right through to fall, whereas winter squash is harvested in fall and winter.
Types of Apple Trees

10 Types of Apple Trees You Can Grow in Your Home Garden

by Max on Thu, 07/16/2020 - 02:49
Apple trees are very rewarding to grow at home. They are a beautiful ornamental tree, especially when in bloom and also produce bountiful harvests of edible fruits. Here you can learn about some of the best types of apple trees to grow in your home garden, which climates they are most suited to, and what their care requirements are.
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