How Much Do Pumpkins Weigh?

Orange Pumpkins

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, … Read more

Why are my Onions Drooping?

Onion Plant Drooping

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 … Read more

Why is My Cilantro not Growing?

Organic Cilantro Growing

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 … Read more

How much Space do Cucumbers Need?

Cucumbers growing on vine in the garden

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 … Read more

Black Spots on Raspberries | Causes, Prevention and Concerns

Branch of ripe raspberries in garden. Red sweet berries growing on raspberry bush in fruit garden.

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 … Read more