Tag: Gardening

In The Garden Word Find

Now available on Funschooling Press: In The Garden Word Find! Find the 20 words hidden within this garden themed puzzle!  This is an Instant Download – A Digital File. No physical item will be shipped. Upon payment, you will receive: 1 – 3 page PDF file that includes: 1 […]

Plant Propagation

Better Homes & Garden: Propagating Houseplants & Making More Plants From Cuttings – How to make more plants from plant cuttings. Gardening Know How: Starting Plant Cuttings – How To Root Cuttings From Plants – Types of cutting and how to root them. The Balance: Best Plant To Grow From Cuttings – 19 Plants that […]

Poinsettia Resource Page

Information University of Illinois Extension: Poinsettia Facts – Interesting facts and information about Poinsettias. Includes anatomy info, history of the plant, and number facts. The Spruce:  Poinsettias – Keepers or Compost? – Caring For Your Holiday Poinsettia and Getting It To Bloom Again Next Year (How To) Teleflora: Meaning & Symbolism of Poinsettias […]

Gardening With Recycled Materials

There are quite few containers that can be used as inexpensive gardening tools such as seedling starters, planters, and tools.Here are a few of the things you can save:Food grade plastic containers in all sizes: Yogurt and sour cream containers, soda/water bottles, fruit cups, milk/water/juice/vinegar jugs, salad, cake/cupcake, […]

Peas

Peas are a cool-season crop that come in three varieties: A garden pea with an inedible skin, and snow and snap peas, both with an full-sized peas and an edible pod.How to grow: Instructions for zone 9, more information can be found for other regions (3-11) in the “more […]

Artichokes

Artichoke Artichokes are a species of thistle whose edible portion is the flower bud, before the flowers come into bloom.How to grow: The instructions below are for zone 9, more information can be found for other regions in the “more info” section below. Look for the Bonnie plants […]

When To Plant

Tomatoes Anytime of the Year Urban Farmer: What to Plant Now Almanac: Gardening  Click on ‘Personalized Planting Calendar‘, type in your zip code to find out what and when to grow, and when to harvest. Spring & SummerArticles & InformationAbout: Organic Gardening: Vegetable & Herbs To Plant In August Reader’s Digest: 11 […]

Grow Your Own Strawberry Plant from Seeds

Strawberry plant by Fran W. There are some very interesting ways to grow strawberry plants!In addition to growing strawberries in a traditionally raised bed, they can be grown in towers, containers, in unusual planters, in a hanging planter, upside down, in soil or hydroponically. Talk about a versatile […]