a bearded iris in the flower garden

How to Grow Irises

How (& Why) You Might Want to Grow Irises Why should you grow irises? For starters, they are an easy-to-grow flower that comes back every year. They will grow in almost any part of the US. The flowers are great for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies. Irises also make beautiful cut …

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singular raspberry on a primocane

How to Grow Raspberries

Raspberries are a great fruit to grow in your backyard garden. If taken care of, your raspberry plants will produce fruit for years to come. These tips and tricks will teach you how to grow raspberries in your home garden. When & Where Should I Plant Raspberries Raspberries are a …

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epic eggplant growing in the garden

How to Grow Eggplant

While eggplant may not be the first vegetable gardeners think about growing, eggplant is easy to grow in your backyard garden. The flavor of homegrown eggplant is outstanding and there are so many unusual varieties to try. Learn how to grow eggplant in your own garden this year. How to …

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an heirloom tomato

How to Grow Tomatoes

The first vegetable (fruit?) most gardeners decide to grow is tomatoes. Even if you don’t grow a large garden, many people will keep a tomato plant in a pot on their back deck. Why are tomatoes so popular? Well…there is just nothing like the taste of a homegrown tomato. Learn …

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broccoli in the garden

How to Grow Broccoli

Broccoli can be a finicky vegetable to grow. It needs cool temperatures, but not too cold so getting it into the garden at the right time is critical to success. Learn all about how to grow broccoli in this post. How to Plant Broccoli If this is your first time …

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