How To Grow Asparagus: Plant It Once & Harvest For Decades
Growing asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) requires patience but boy, is the payoff worth it. Although it takes up to three years to really get going, this perennial plant will produce a bountiful harvest year after year for up to 30 years.
How To Grow Finger Lime Trees In Pots No Matter Where You Live
This small citrus species is cherished for its tiny, juice-filled pearl-like vesicles, which are a bit like ‘lime caviar.’ Here's how you can grow it.
Learn how to grow crispy, crunchy cucamelons in your garden
What’s the most popular crop in our vegetable garden? Easy! It’s cucamelon. The fruits, which look exactly like tiny watermelons, rarely make it into the kitchen; instead, we gobble them up by the handful, straight from the vines.
How to Grow Loofah Plants
You most likely have a loofah in your bathroom to help you get silky smooth skin, but did you know that you can grow your own loofah? If this just blew your mind, it's because most people have NO idea that the loofah sponges we scrub our skin with is actually a PLANT! Believe it or not, you can actually grow loofah plants (Luffa aegyptiaca) right in your garden. Say what?! The loofah, also spelled luffa, is plant that's part of the gourd family and looks a little like a cucumber. So if…
Bunny Succulents: You’ll Want To Cover Your Home In Them This Spring - Gardening Sun
Easter is synonymous with springtime, and that means it’s time for some hands-on gardening after a long winter. These bunny succulents are the perfect indoor, container gardening project that will bloom all spring long....
8 Plants Mosquitoes Hate and Repel Them Naturally - Gardening Sun
Most insect-repelling plants do so with their natural fragrances, which keep annoying mosquitoes away and introduce wonderful scents throughout your garden. If you don’t want to douse yourself or your garden in...
How to Grow Vanilla Beans: Vanilla Bean Plant Info
Love the intoxicating scent of vanilla beans and want to learn how to grow vanilla beans? You've come to the right place! The Vanilla bean plant, Vanilla planifolia, is a climbing orchid that is native to Mexico and is actually the only member of the orchid family that is edible. These vines can grow as big as 300 feet, but, when grown in a smaller space, can be managed to about 20 feet. For the vine to flower, it does need to be at least 10 feet in length, which will take about 5-6 years…
Miniature Water Lily Pots for the Patio
Nothing is more cooling in summer than a water garden filled with water lilies. Miniature Water Lily Pots for the Patio
Harvest Luffa Sponges: How to and When To Harvest Luffas Part 2!)
Complete instructions on harvesting luffa sponges including what to do if you're expecting a hard freeze and loofah gourds are on the vine.
How to Grow Luffas in your Home Garden
Did you know you can grow luffas in your garden? Luffa sponge plants are actually a gourd! How to grow and use loofah sponges and where to buy them.
The Ultimate Guide to Growing Luffa Gourds
Wanna learn how to grow a Luffa sponge? Yeah. So did I. So when I figured it out I thought ... I'd better tell you exactly how to do it too. This year I've added WAY more information (and tips) to this post with a few new things I'm going
Growing Luffa Sponges: What To Do and What Not To Do
A luffa sponge is a fibrous gourd that can be grown right in your backyard! After growing loofah sponges, they can be used in multiple ways.