How Long Do Bulbs Last Unplanted?
Bulbs are a whole different class of plants that sort of play by their own rules. You have to plant them adequately at the right time, but what if it’s not the right time? This begs the question: how long do bulbs last unplanted? It's generally accepted that bulbs last around 12 months before the chances of producing a viable...
Are Weed Torches Effective
Farmers have been using fire for improving crops throughout the years. However, over the last few years, weed torches have entered the world of gardening. You can use these torches to remove weeds instead of pulling weeds or using chemicals and herbicides on the crops. If you are hearing about weed torch for the first time, you might be curious...
Can You Put Moldy Food In A Compost Bin
Have you just started composting and don’t know what to compost? Are you confused about whether your moldy food is composting or just rotting? Don’t worry; this article includes all you need to know about composting moldy food. One of the most commonly asked questions by beginners is: can you put moldy food in compost? In this article, you will...
How to Tell Determinate from Indeterminate Tomatoes?
You must have come across packets of tomato seeds with ‘determinate’ or ‘indeterminate’ labels. Can you differentiate between both the varieties of tomato plants without the labels? If no, let’s find out how.  We classify tomatoes based on the time they take to produce new leaves and plants. The classification shows the different growth patterns of tomato plants. Let’s find...
How to Grow Mint Indoors
Mint is a culinary herb that belongs to the Lamiaceae family of plants. It grows and spreads vigorously throughout the year. For centuries, people have been using it to add flavor and fragrance to their food and drinks. Its rapid growth allows you to have an abundant supply of freshly picked mint leaves all the time. You can easily plant...
What Herbs Can You Grow Together
Having your herb garden at home is a culinary delight and a beautiful sight. However, sometimes, there is just not enough space for growing multiple herbs. If you have limited space in your garden and want to know what herbs can you plant together, this is the place for it. Let’s talk about companion herbs and how they thrive well...
Purple Super Hot
Are you planning to add a little purple pop to your garden? Well, planting peppers can be a great physical activity, especially if you are working from home. You can create your very own ornamental garden if you know which kind of purple pepper to plant.  Not only do they exhibit a vibrant color, but they also have unique shapes....
jalapenos turning black
You can never get bored with jalapenos, especially if you are a spicy food lover. You can add them in pizza or salad toppings, toss them in a sandwich, prepare jalapeno dip sauce, and use them for seasoning food.  Do you know that growing jalapenos is very easy? If you are into DIY planting, you will have fun growing jalapenos. In...
Can Neem Oil Kill Spider Mites
Are you worried because your plants are turning yellow in patches? Have you noticed webs all over your plants without any trace of spiders? Well, it may be a spider mites infestation causing all the trouble. To avoid such a situation, you should reach out for an effective natural remedy. Although it is quite challenging to find a non-toxic, eco-friendly...
Jimmy (Nardello) Peppers
Are you looking for the best sweet peppers for your indoor garden? Peppers are indeed a rich source of chemicals, such as capsaicin. They can boost your digestion and lower your blood pressure.  What are Jimmy peppers? It is the first question that will arise in your mind while looking for peppers suitable for indoor gardening. Jimmy peppers are one...