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How Much Sun Does Lettuce Need? | Too Much Can be Bad

September 18, 2020 By

Homegrown lettuce is always the best. The leafy, green heads harvested from your home garden will almost always yield a fresher, crisper and better tasting lettuce compared to the heads bought at the supermarket. However, growing lettuce in your home garden can raise some questions. For example, how much sun does lettuce need?   So how much sun does lettuce…


How Much Do Pumpkins Weigh?

August 11, 2020 By

Pumpkins play a big part in western customs and culture. From the jack-o’-lanterns of Halloween to the pies of Thanksgiving, pumpkins are being used in creative ways to celebrate festivities throughout the year. But just how much do pumpkins really weigh? I decided to find out. So how much do pumpkins weigh? When fully mature, a standard carving pumpkin will…


Why are my Onions Drooping?

July 29, 2020 By

Onions are always a great crop to plant in your backyard garden. They taste much better when they are homegrown and are essential in countless recipes. Despite this however, growing onions is not without its obstacles. Too often, the green stems of the onion plants will collapse under their own weight and cause the onion plants to droop. So why…

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Why is My Cilantro not Growing?

June 30, 2020 By

Growing Cilantro in your home garden is always a great idea as it is easy to grow and has a wide range of uses. From salads to sandwiches to even stir fry, cilantro can give any mundane dish a much needed boost of flavor. However, despite the simplicity of growing cilantro, there can be instances where your cilantro plants will…

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How much Space do Cucumbers Need?

June 2, 2020 By

One of the most commonly grown crops in backyard vegetable gardens is none other than cucumbers. Despite their popularity, many gardeners are unaware of how much space cucumbers actually need to grow. Cucumbers are known to grow in any the direction they please, so can be difficult to determine how much space each plant really needs. So how much space…

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Turnip vs. Radish | All Main Differences

May 23, 2020 By

While looking for vegetables to plant in your garden or going through the produce aisle of your local grocery store, you may come across some similar looking vegetables; turnips and radishes. While passing by these two vegetables, they may seem pretty similar; and they are. However, upon closer inspection, we can see that there are some key difference that set…

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Black Spots on Raspberries | Causes, Prevention and Concerns

April 15, 2020 By

For many gardeners, early summer marks beginning of raspberry season. Those juicy, red berries begin to appear all over raspberry bushes ready to be harvested and consumed. While nothing beats an abundant harvest of juicy, tart and sweet raspberries, sometimes black spots can appear on your berries making them an eyesore and more importantly, having you question if they should…

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Why are my Strawberry plants not flowering?

March 6, 2020 By

Juicy, sweet, and ripe with flavor. Strawberries are always better when they are homegrown. However, many gardeners plant their strawberry seeds with the hope of an abundant yield of strawberries, only to be disappointed by a plant with few to no flowers and, therefore, no strawberries. So why do many strawberry plants fail to produce flowers? The main cause of strawberry…