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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…

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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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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 Kale | Causes, Prevention and Concerns

February 15, 2020 By

Kale has become quite a popular vegetable to grow in the garden and for good reason. It has plenty of health benefits and can be prepared in a wide variety of ways. But what happens when black spots begin to appear on your kale? So what are those black spots on kale? Black spots on kale are just decomposing or…

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5 Easy Yet Effective ways to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

October 1, 2019 By

Growing season is winding down. Perhaps you are harvesting the last few tomatoes from your tomato plant. Or maybe you are pulling out the few remaining carrots from your raised garden bed. Regardless of what fruits and vegetables still remain in your backyard garden, cooler temperatures are on the horizon and will soon bring an end to the growing season….

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5 Vegetables you can Plant in August and September

August 10, 2019 By

It’s late into growing season and you’ve probably harvested many of your vegetables at this point. Your garden is beginning to empty out and lose color as you pluck off all the ripe tomatoes from you tomato plant or trim off the bright green heads of lettuce from your garden. Sure it’s late in the growing season, but why stop…