Pomegranate is a berry shrub/small tree that produces fruit that contains small edible seeds. These seeds are incredibly healthy for you! Not only will they produce tasty and healthy fruit in the fall, but they will provide gorgeous bright-red flowers in the early summer!
We announced our February giveaway and discussed our spring growing strategy! We also showed what seeds we’re shopping for in our app and talked about our overall plan for starting seeds indoors!
These easy to grow trees are a great addition to your warmer climate garden (typically zones 8+, but some varieties can survive zones 6+). If you live in a cooler climate, fig trees also maintain well in containers for an indoor/outdoor tree! This blog post talks about how you can grow your own figs with our free From Seed to Spoon Mobile App.
The most characteristic feature of this fast-moving reddish-brown to black insect is the pair of approximately an inch long pincers at the tip of a long abdomen. Earwigs thrive in tight, dark, moist places such as under stones, in mulch, soil, (compost & vermicompost bins), and anywhere there is an accumulation of plant debris.
We’re running a contest and giving away a backyard vegetable garden prize pack valued at $100 this month! Thank you to Smart Pots, Burpee, and Seeding Square for sponsoring this month’s giveaway!
One lucky winner will receive a Smart Pots Big Bag Bed Jr, a 20 gallon Smart Pot, a $25 gift card from Burpee, and a Seeding Square!
Growing food in your backyard can help you not only by eating the food you have grown, but the lifestyle associated with it! We have found that gardening has helped us to lose weight simply by being outside, more active, and drinking more water!
Fennel not only adds many different unique flavors into your dishes, but is a great pollinator attractant!
Although February can usher in some of our coldest temperatures of the year, it’s also the beginning of the planting season for many different foods! It’s also a great time to start planning your garden for the year and ordering seeds. Our free iOS, Android, & Web app makes growing food simple and I’m going to talk about some of the things you can start planting in February in Oklahoma.
Kiwi vines will not only produce amazing tasting fruit, but will provide a beautiful foliage for your garden! These are hardy vines that will take up a lot of room as they vine up extremely tall! You will need to ensure that you have at least 1 male kiwi plant in order to pollinate others and get kiwi fruit. These vines can be a perennial if you live in a mild climate. How to Grow: […]
Gooseberries are small, extremely healthy berries that grow on a bush. They are extremely beautiful and sometimes grown simply as an ornamental because they are so pretty and simple to grow!