The zone you live in determines how and what you plant. On the back of every seed packet it will give you planting zones that determine where you live. Zone 1 which is mostly the northern states are the coldest. These places have temperatures below -55F and the[…]

Summer is almost over and it will be time to get ready to grow a garden in Fall.  Growing vegetables in Fall and into winter is actually easier than growing in summer. There are so many cool-season crops to grow such as cabbage, lettuce, mustard greens, and others.[…]

Want something Sweet but with a huge kick?. Let’s make pickled sweet and spicy jalepeños peppers. I was wondering what to do with my gazillions of jalepeños from my garden. Here is a recipe you’ll save for a long time and use it frequently. This recipe can be[…]

Let’s talk about the good bugs you need in your garden. There are many beneficial insects and natural predators that help your garden blossom. Here you will learn to have an inviting spot for these bugs. Having the good bugs in your garden somtimes help keep out the[…]

Bees are important, you need bees, providing them a place to live free of charge. Bees are crucial for pollinating vegetables, flowers and fruit. The bee population is dwindling due to pesticides and unethical pollinating. Attracting bees in your garden is an easy thing to do. There are[…]

When I am in the garden nurseries or plant sections in the store I always seem to start up conversations with people buying plants. A few of them are newbies and learning how to grow a garden, plant some flowers or put a tree in their yard. so[…]

How to grow ginger mint you ask. It’s amazing the number of varieties of mint is out there. Ginger mint (Mentha x gracilis syn.) You might hear this mint be called different things such as Scotch, or Austrian mint. It has beautiful lavender blooms. The aroma smells like[…]

Chocolate Mint. Oh me oh my. The Latin name is Mentha x Piperita ‘Chocolate’. this plant is easy to grow and smells fantastic. It has a strong but subtle chocolate scent. Use these fragrant leaves in your meals and drinks. You can grow this herb inside or outside[…]

Catmint is not what you are thinking of, it has nothing to do with a cat. This is not catnip either. It has some difference as catnip as it is not as pretty in the garden as this is, It is a beautiful plant with deep purple blue[…]