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Brown Goldring Lettuce Info – How To Grow Brown Goldring Lettuce

By Liz Baessler

Brown Goldring lettuce may not have an appealing name, but it has an excellent flavor that rewards the gardeners brave enough to try it. Learn more about growing Brown Goldring lettuce plants in this article. Click here for additional information.


Compost And Slugs – Are Slugs Good For Compost

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

It may seem odd, but slugs are actually valuable in certain ways, especially when it comes to composting. In fact, slugs in compost should be welcomed, not shunned. Here we explore the idea of compost and slugs, and provide helpful tips for managing compost slugs.


Mesembryanthemum Plant Info: How To Grow Mesembryanthemum Flowers

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Mesembryanthemum flowering succulents have fleshy leaves, unique shapes and colors, and low maintenance requirements, making them a great choice for gardens and containers. Learn more mesembryanthemum plant information here to start growing your own.


Lettuce Leaf Basil Info: Growing Lettuce Leaf Basil Plants

By Amy Grant

The basil variety, ‘Lettuce Leaf’ originated in Japan and is notable, as the name suggests, for its enormous leaf size, giving the basil devotee more than ample amounts of the sweet herb. Learn some tips on growing, caring for and using this basil here.


Calliope Eggplant Info: Tips For Growing Calliope Eggplants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Calliope eggplant produces a truly egg-shaped fruit that has decorative splashes of color. It is almost too pretty to eat, but reportedly has a nice, lightly sweet flavor perfect for many types of cuisine. Learn more Calliope eggplant info in this article.


Potted Ginseng Care: Can You Grow Ginseng In Containers

By Teo Spengler

Ginseng prefers to grow outdoors, either in beds or in pots. If you have questions about growing ginseng in containers, click here. We’ll give you information about potted ginseng including tips to help container-grown ginseng thrive.


Punishing Places For Plants – How Plants Survive Extreme Environments

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Many plants throughout the world are adapted to and able to withstand even the harshest of growing conditions. Taking a closer look at how plants survive these harsh growing conditions can help home gardeners better plan their own landscapes. This article will help.


Texas Madrone Plant Info – How To Grow Texas Madrone Trees

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Bred to withstand wind, cold, snow and heat, Texas madrone is a tough tree, so it stands up well to harsh elements in the landscape. If you are located in USDA hardiness zones 7 or 8, learning how to grow Texas madrone is an option. Click here to learn more.


Barley Basal Glume Blotch – How To Treat Glume Rot On Barley Plants

By Liz Baessler

Basal glume blotch is a disease that can affect cereal grains, including barley, and can cause serious damage to the plant and even kill young seedlings. Click the following article to learn more about recognizing and treating basal glume blotch of barley crops.


Varieties Of Ginseng For The Home Gardener

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

There are several types of ginseng on the market today, including a few varieties of “ginseng” that are similar in many ways, but aren’t actually a true ginseng. Click on the following article to learn more about different types of ginseng.


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