Information About Grains

Wheat, barley, oats, rye and other grains are typically grown in agricultural surroundings, but there’s no reason you can’t grow grain plants in your garden. Some types of grains can even be grown indoors on your kitchen counter. Keep in mind, however, that growing conditions vary widely for different grain plants. The following articles will provide information on growing and harvesting grains in the home garden.

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What Is Western Wheatgrass – How To Grow Western Wheatgrass

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Wheatgrass is native to North America and graces the Southwest, Great Plains and mountainous regions of the western U.S. It has some erosion control benefits but using western wheatgrass for grazing is the primary purpose. Learn more about it here.

Durum Wheat Information: Tips On Growing Durum Wheat At Home

By Amy Grant

Utilizing whole grain wheat is more nutritious, which is why many gardeners are choosing to grow their own. How about growing your own durum wheat, for example? What is durum wheat? Click here to find out how to grow durum wheat and about durum wheat care.

What Is Khorasan Wheat: Where Does Khorasan Wheat Grow

By Amy Grant

Ancient grains have become a modern trend and with good reason. These unprocessed whole grains have a slew of healthful benefits. One such grain is called khorasan wheat. What is khorasan wheat and where does khorasan wheat grow? Learn more here.

What Is Wheat Rust: Learn About Rust Diseases Of Wheat

By Jackie Carroll

Wheat rust is one of the earliest known plant diseases, and it remains a problem today. Scientific studies offer information that allows us to manage the disease better. Use the wheat rust information in this article to help manage your crop.

Homegrown Oat Grains – Learn How To Grow Oats At Home For Food

By Amy Grant

Growing oats in home gardens is really no different than growing grass for a lawn except you don?t mow down the seed heads; you eat them! Interested in homegrown oat grains? Find out how to grow oats at home in this article.

Can I Grow Wheat At Home – Tips For Growing Wheat In Home Gardens

By Amy Grant

You want to eat healthfully and incorporate more grains into your diet. What better way than growing wheat in your home garden? The following wheat growing information will help you learn how to grow wheat in a home garden and caring for backyard wheat grain.

Harvesting Amaranth Plants: When Is Amaranth Harvest Time

By Amy Grant

When the amaranth seed heads are plainly visible, is it time to harvest the amaranth? How do you know when to harvest amaranth? Click this article to find out how to harvest amaranth and other information about harvesting amaranth grains.

What Is Quinoa: Learn About Quinoa Plant Benefits And Care

By Jackie Carroll

Quinoa is gaining popularity in the U.S. because of its great taste and nutritional value. So can you grow quinoa in the garden? Read this article for quinoa planting instructions and information.

Tips For Growing Amaranth For Food

By Heather Rhoades

Though the amaranth plant is typically grown as a decorative flower, it is an excellent food crop grown in many parts of the world. Growing amaranth for food is fun and interesting, and this article will help.

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