Why Are My Tomato Leaves Turning Brown? 

tomato leaves turning brown

Tomatoes are a popular vegetable to grow at home. Occasionally, tomato plants have problems. This guide will talk about what causes brown leaves on tomatoes, what to do about it, and how to prevent brown leaves.  Top 9 Reasons My Tomato Leaves Turning Brown There are many reasons the leaves on a tomato plant will … Read more

Why Are My Cucumbers Yellow? (Causes and Prevention)

why are my cucumbers yellow?

Cucumbers are a popular vegetable to grow. They taste great and are good for you. Every once in a while, however, cucumbers have problems while growing. This guide will explain why your cucumber is yellow and what to do about it.  Why Are My Cucumbers Yellow? Yellow cucumbers happen for five possible reasons. What Do … Read more

How Do I Get Rid Of Aphids On My Tomato Plants?

aphids on tomato plants

Lots of people grow tomatoes because homegrown tomatoes taste better than store-bought ones. Tomatoes are easy to grow in pots or in the ground but do have some pest problems. This guide will tell you all about aphids and how to get rid of them.  How Do I Get Rid Of Aphids On My Tomato … Read more

How Much Sun Do Tomatoes Need?

how much sun do tomatoes need?

The best tomatoes are homegrown. If you are considering growing your own tomatoes, you may wonder how much sunlight to give them. This guide explains how much sun tomato plants need.  How Much Sun Do Tomato Plants Need?  Tomatoes need to be planted in full sun. They need at least six hours of sunlight a … Read more

When and How to Harvest Turnips?

When to harvest turnips?

Turnips are one of the first cultivated crops in history. Turnips are easy to grow and a good part of a healthy diet. Here is when and how to harvest turnips.  Varieties of Turnips  Turnips can be grown for their greens, their roots, or both. Here are the most common varieties for each use.  For … Read more

When And How To Harvest Beets? ( With My Video)

when to harvest beets?

Beets grow well in the spring and fall. They are grown for both greens and roots. This guide will tell you when to harvest the greens and the roots for optimal flavor.  Types Of Beets  There are two general types of beets. Sugar beets are grown industrially to be used as cattle feed and processed … Read more

Tomato Plant Spacing – How Far Apart to Plant Tomatoes?

How far apart to plant tomatoes?

Tomatoes are a very popular vegetable to grow. Home-grown tomatoes taste much better than store-bought tomatoes. If you are going to grow tomatoes, you need to start off right by spacing the plants properly.  Why Is Spacing Important?  If you space your tomatoes properly, it will give each tomato plant the resources to grow large … Read more

5 Best Cucumber Fertilizers in 2023

best cucumber fertilizer

Cucumbers are good for you and easy to grow. Every vegetable garden should have a cucumber vine or two. If you are growing cucumbers in your garden, you may wonder, What is the best cucumber fertilizer? I have found cucumber fertilizers change depending on soil type and the growing stage the cucumber is in. Finding … Read more

Can You Eat Bolted Lettuce? (+2 of My Favorite Recipes)

Can You Eat Bolted Lettuce?

Plants respond to stress just like humans. Bolting is one way that plants signal distress. When a plant bolts, it means that it is growing rapidly and bolting up to its flowering stage. Bolting is how a plant protects its own survival by going to seed to secure the next generation.  Many things can stress … Read more

7 Best Tomato Fertilizers in 2023

best tomato fertilizer

Tomatoes are grown by more home growers than any other fruit or vegetable. I think homegrown tomatoes have a much better flavor than store-bought tomatoes. With so many people growing tomatoes, there are hundreds if not thousands of tomato fertilizers. You may be wondering, “What is the best tomato fertilizer?” Picking a tomato fertilizer doesn’t … Read more

Homemade Tomato Fertilizer – My Ingredients and Recipes for Every Growth Stage

homemade tomato fertilizer

Homegrown tomatoes taste much better than the bland store-bought version. I have found tomatoes are not hard to grow but do need lots of fertilizer to grow big, juicy tomatoes. You may wonder, “How do I make my own tomato fertilizer?”  There are lots of recipes for homemade tomato fertilizers on the internet. I have … Read more

What Nutrients to Use for Hydroponic Lettuce?

lettuce hydroponic nutrients

Lettuce is one of the most grown vegetables on earth, and for good reasons! It’s healthy, grows quickly and easily, and can be cultivated all year long under the right conditions. Hydroponic lettuce grows faster, stronger, and healthier than soil-grown lettuce, but it requires liquid nutrients. It even tastes better. What nutrients does hydroponic lettuce … Read more

Can You Plant Broccoli in a Square Foot Garden? (Everything You Need To Know) 

can you plant broccoli in square foot garden

Square-foot gardening is a method of growing a lot of food in a small area. Because so many plants are growing in a square foot garden, they require less maintenance to grow the same amount of food. You may wonder, “Can you plant broccoli in a square-foot garden?”  You may want to grow your own … Read more

Why Are My Cauliflowers Bolting? (Causes, Solution, & How to Prevent!) 

cauliflower bolting

Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea, Botrytis group) is a very popular vegetable to grow. However, it is somewhat temperamental and will bolt if conditions are not just right. Bolting means the flowers in the head begin to separate, and a flower stalk begins to grow.  Cauliflower just produces one head, so if it bolts, you have wasted … Read more

Why is My Broccoli Plant Wilting and Falling Over? (Causes, Solution, & How to Prevent!) 

Why is my broccoli plant wilting?

Broccoli tastes best when it is fresh from the garden. Growing your own is not hard, but sometimes diseases or pests can cause problems. One of these problems is wilting. You may wonder, “Why is my broccoli plant wilting and falling over?”  There are several different reasons broccoli wilts and falls over. This guide will … Read more

Why Does My Broccoli Have White Spots? (Causes, Solution, & How to Prevent!)

Why Does My Broccoli Have White Spots?

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica) is a popular vegetable to grow in home gardens. Broccoli is vulnerable to fungal diseases that cause white spots on the leaves, stem, or head. You may be wondering how to identify white spots on broccoli.  White spots are generally treatable if you know what disease you are dealing with. … Read more

Is Broccoli Frost Tolerant? (Everything You Need To Know)

Is Broccoli Frost Tolerant?

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. Botrytis) is considered a cool-season crop. In the spring, broccoli is frequently planted before the average date of the first frost, especially in climates with hot summers. In the fall, broccoli produces best when temperatures cool. You may wonder if broccoli is frost tolerant. Broccoli can tolerate periods of cold weather.  … Read more

Does Broccoli Die After Harvest? (Everything You  Need To Know)

does broccoli die after harvest?

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. Botrytis) is a great-tasting vegetable. The part we eat is the tightly closed head of the broccoli’s flower cluster. Does the plant die after you harvest the center head? Many types of broccoli have more than one flower cluster. Here is what you need to know to make that happen. Does … Read more