Can You Grow Zucchini in a Pot?

Few vegetables remind me of the taste of summer like zucchini does. I like frying them and roasting them, but people use them in so many dishes from zucchini pasta, to summer salads, to stuffed zucchinis. If you have no more in-ground space in your garden, or you want to grow some vegetables on your … Read more

4 Benefits of Growing Swiss Chard

Swiss chard is one of the most underrated vegetables you can grow. It’s hardy, tolerant of frost and hot temperatures, and very easy to grow even for a beginner. You can grow Swiss chard for the leaves or the stalks; the leaves have a mild, spinach-like flavor whereas the stalks have an earthy taste like … Read more

Can I Grow Jalapeno Peppers in a Pot?

If you have limited space, like a balcony, or you want to grow indoors, or you just want to grow some vegetables on a patio or deck, growing jalapenos in pots is an excellent choice. Jalapenos are versatile peppers, kind of a jack-of-all-trades, great in salads, salsas, sauces, stuffed, pickled, or eaten fresh. Peppers in … Read more

Can I Grow Peppers from Their Seeds?

If you’ve ever had a really delicious pepper from a restaurant, supermarket, or a friend’s garden harvest, you might be thinking if you could plant the seeds from that pepper and grow your own. Peppers are one of the easiest vegetables to grow from seed, but there are some things to consider to increase your … Read more

5 Tips to Start Growing Kale on a Balcony Successfully

“Kale continues to grow upward, and older, bottom leaves will eventually turn yellow and die off, so it’s best to harvest them before that happens.” Living in an apartment doesn’t mean you can’t grow vegetables, and kale is one of the easiest ones to start with. A lot of people choose to grow vegetables inside … Read more

Can You Grow Kale Indoors?

  If you’re a gardener and you live in an apartment or you’re stuck in the dead of winter, you’re probably feeling the itch to grow something right now. Or maybe you just want to dip your toes into gardening with some easy indoor projects. Either way, there’s been a growing trend (pun intended) to … Read more