Lemongrass - How to Grow it and Use it |The Prairie Homestead
Lemongrass is a fabulous addition to your recipes and surprisingly easy to grow! You can even propagate it from cuttings. Learn how to grow and use lemongrass at your home.
Planting Garlic Cloves in Your Garden
How to plant and grow garlic in your backyard garden. Garlic is surprisingly easy and fun to grow the different varieties of bulbs.
10 Perennial Herbs You Can Plant Once & Enjoy For Years
Plant these herbs once and they'll come back every year meaning you can have an endless supply of nutritious and delicious fresh herbs all year long.
How to Store and Harvest Sunflower Seeds
Sunflower seeds have a lot of uses but need to be harvested and stored properly in order to be used easily for replanting, baking, or bringing good birds into the garden. Here's how to successfully harvest and store sunflower seeds.
Growing Cucumbers On A Trellis: How To Grow Cucumbers Vertically
Growing cucumbers on a trellis is easy! Learn how to grow cucumbers vertically, including benefits, choosing supports, techniques for training, and more.
8 Gardening When You're Broke Tips » Family Growing Pains
Short on cash? Don't worry; here are 9 tips for gardening on a budget. You can still start a garden even if you don't have a lot of cash.
How to Pick the Perfect Fig
More Videos From Sunset If you’ve made the same mistake of biting into a fig before it’s fully ripe, take a look at our ripeness chart. You’ll never make the same mistake again.Our Black Mission fig tree in the Sunset Test Garden has been covered with figs this year. I’ve done my fair share of picking …
Figs: The Secrets to Large Harvests
Harvest season for figs is in full swing, and this is great news! However, fresh figs are hard to find in grocery stores due to their short shelf life.
How to Harvest and Roast Sunflower Seeds • The Prairie Homestead
Jump to Recipe I may have harvested a lifetime supply of sunflower seeds. For some reason, the sunflowers grew like gangbusters this year, even while everything else struggled. (Funny story: all of my sunflowers were volunteers this year, and when they first popped up, I thought they were bean plants… so I transplanted them into […]
How to Use Eggshells in the Garden
Learn how to use eggshells in the garden! Eggshells offer extra benefits to your plants, and can be used in several different ways in the garden.
Growing Eggplant From Seeds #vegetable_gardening
Planting: Give eggplants a head start on the growing season by starting them indoors, 6 to 9 weeks before the average last frost. Soak ...
Rooting Figs – How To Propagate Fig Trees
If you enjoy figs, you might be wondering how to propagate fig trees as opposed to buying a replacement. Fig propagation is an economical way to continue or increase production. This article explains more.
Pest Fighting Plants That'll Save Your Summer Garden
These 9 pest fighting plants are perfect if you are constantly fighting the bugs that ruin gardens for many people each year.
How to root a fig tree cutting and grow fig trees for free
Find out how I rooted fig cuttings in just a months time. Find out the when, what and where about rooting figs and creating new fig trees for free.