Squash (Cucurbita pepo; C. maxima; C. moschata) is a nutritious, wholesome vegetable that grows easily in USDA hardiness Zones 3 to 11. Squash is part of the cucurbit family (Cucurbitaceae). …
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Follow any gardening discussion forum, and at some point, there will be an inquiry into how long it takes to grow a carrot. Often, the question will be followed by …
Parsnips are an interesting vegetable for timing; get it right, and your carbs are converted to sugars, improving flavors and nuttiness. It is also one of the hardest of all …
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As long as you meet the ideal conditions for growing mushrooms, it is safe to cultivate them in your home. Also, make sure that the mushrooms you are planting are safe and edible to eat, and keep them away from children’s and pets’ reach.
Carrying out propagation techniques, such as division, will allow you to increase your stock of asparagus plants. Asparagus is simple to propagate, and your new and original plants will benefit from the process.
Growing potatoes in raised beds allow better roots growth; it is easier for tuber formation and helps to hold moisture for the growing potatoes. The depth of soil warms quicker in the spring and stays cooler in summer.