Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Lettuce plants

How to Plant a Fall Vegetable Garden

You can plant and grow yummy vegetables all the way through the fall. Here’s what you need to know.

Three Ways to Grow Onions in Your Vegetable Garden

Find out how to grow onions in a vegetable garden from either onion sets (bulbs), onion seeds, or onion seedlings.
Seed Starter

Five Easy Garden Plants to Grow from Seed

Read for tips on how to plant five easy to grow flowers, herbs, and vegetables from seed, including basil, beans, sunflowers, zinnias, and gaillardia.
Pomegranate fruit

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.
Garden plot with scarecrows and rubber owls.

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.
Muscadine and scuppernong grapes in a bowl

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.
Danny Lipford standing in front of potted plants

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.
Green June beetle on leaf

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.
Green and red peppers growing on bell pepper plant

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.