Heather Rhoades is the founder of Gardening Know How, where she continues to write articles and answer questions relating to gardening.
If you live in a populated area and want to begin a garden, there are a number of things to consider before you start, including your local...
Providing potassium to plants improves how well they grow and produce, but exactly why and how is not known. As a gardener, you do not need...
Mustard seed plants are normally grown from seed, but can be grown from seedlings as well. Any mustard plant grown for greens can also be...
Do you want bigger, bushier herb plants in your garden? Here’s how to pinch your plants for fuller growth.
Transplanting tender, young seedlings into your outdoor garden too early or too late can have dire consequences for those plants you so...
Kid’s love pizza and an easy way to get them to love gardening is by growing a pizza garden—a garden in which herbs and some vegetables...
Growing vegetables upside down can be a good solution for those who want to start a garden in a small area, but not all crops are ideal for...
Are using coffee grounds as fertilizer a good idea?
Sprouting potatoes before planting can also help you if you have trouble getting your potatoes to reach maturity in your area.
Many gardeners wonder if it is possible to grow mushrooms at home and the short answer is yes.
Sometimes it seems to take forever for seeds to germinate. Want to speed up the process? Try soaking them first.
Because Christmas cactus plants are so easy to care for, it is not uncommon for a Christmas cactus to eventually grow to a monstrous size....
While hibiscus plants will do fine outdoors in the summer in most areas, they need to be protected in the winter.
Many gardeners regard pepper plants as being annuals, but, with a little pepper winter care indoors, you can keep your pepper plants for...
Correcting chlorosis in plants is relatively simple, provided you can pinpoint the problem. There are four different reasons you plants...
When it comes to indoor plants, peace lily plants are some of the easiest to care for. But, while their care is easy, proper growing...
Growing celery is generally considered to be the ultimate vegetable gardening challenge.
Like a lot of pests in the garden, treating spider mites takes a two-pronged approach. The first step involves identifying the intruder,...
Buying plants is expensive, but if you learn how to germinate seeds, you’ll never have to worry about spending too much for plant starts...
Nothing beats a bright red tomato, right? Well, what if that pesky fruit won’t change its green coat?
Plants do not have vital signs like a heartbeat or breathing in and out—which would make it easy to tell if it is truly dead or alive....
Edema, or oedema, is a type of abnormal water retention in plants, often influenced by the plant’s environment. Favorable conditions...
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