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Fruits & Vegetables

How to Grow Pomegranate Plants from Seed

Sandy asks, “Can I grow a pomegranate plant from seed?”

Yes, you can grow pomegranate plants from seeds; though if the seeds came from a hybrid plant, the fruit may not be identical. Read on to find out how.

Scarecrows in the Garden

As long as there have been farmers, there have been birds trying to eat their crops. And throughout the ages, farmers have tried to come up with ingenious ways to scare them off. But do scarecrows in your garden really work? Read on to find out.

Picking or Growing Muscadine and Scuppernong Grapes

If you’ve never tried muscadine or scuppernong grapes fresh off the vine, you’re missing out on a fantastic Southern treat! Read on to find out how to find and pick, or grow your own vines of these native delicious grapes.

Go Green by Planting a Vegetable or Herb Garden

Planting a vegetable or herb garden in your yard is a great way to make your life more eco-friendly. You don’t have to have a lot of space to grow a small herb or vegetable garden, and the food it produces will be fresher and reduce the greenhouse gases needed to truck produce to the market.

Attack of the Green June Beetles

I headed out to my garden early to pick vegetables and had charged well into the tangle of tomato plants before I heard and saw hundreds of huge, green June beetles swarming and buzzing all around me! Read on to find out more.

How To Keep Sweet Bell Peppers from Tasting Bitter

“Why do my sweet bell peppers taste bitter? Is there any way to improve the flavor?”

Not enough water can cause peppers to taste bitter, but there are other reasons as well. Read on to find out more.

Vegetable Garden Price to Pay for a Summer Vacation

Deer are abundant on our farm, but for most of the summer, they’ve left my garden well enough alone. However, when I went out of town for July 4th, the deer decided to have an Independence Day feast of their own, and our garden was the main dish! Read on to find out more.

How To Pick Wild Blackberries and Raspberries

During summer, nature begins to offer a bounty all its own, free for the picking – wild berries! And if you’re new to berry picking, the best place to start is with wild blackberries and raspberries. Read on for some tips on when and how to pick, store, and cook wild berries in your area.