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The raspberry crop needs maintenance as it winds down for the year
Raspberry crops need some attention now to ensure growth in the spring. Leah Riesselman is a horticulture graduate research assistant at Iowa State University. She says how you care for the raspberry...
Power up your hydration this summer with this collection of cooling waters flavored with herbs and flowers from your garden, citrus, or exotic fruits. Perfect for refreshing yourself on a hot...
Currants are packed full of nutrients and an easy crop to grow in the home garden
Currants haven’t been a popular fruit in the home garden because in the past, black currants have been extremely susceptible to white pine blister rust. It doesn’t bother the currant...
Look for specific signs that tell you its ready
Do you call it “cantaloupe” or “muskmelon”? The terms are interchangeable for the most part. If you have some growing in the garden you may be wondering how soon they can be...
Learn how to pick, handle and store strawberries to achieve quality and freshness.
Take advantage of the fresh produce in your garden and at the farmer's market this summer by making these refreshing cocktails!
Use peaches, strawberries, mangoes, watermelon, or whatever fresh fruit is available to make this scrumptious frozen cocktail.
Number of Servings: 6 Serving Size: 4 ounce Start to Finish: 15 min 3 cups sliced peeled fresh peaches; unsweetened frozen peach slices, thawed; fresh or frozen unsweetened...
Check out these helpful pointers for best planting and gardening practices.
Attract blue orchard mason bees to your garden or backyard this spring.
While honeybees are important to agriculture, it seems that blue orchard mason bees are actually a better and more efficient pollinator of native crops. Scientists estimate that one foraging female...
They’ll reward you with fruit year after year
I ride my bike on a trail in my area and in some places the concrete is stained purple from wild blackberries that grow along the side of the trail. You don’t have to go out in the wild to find...