Gardening – How to Grow Grapes in Your Backyard

Learn how to plant grapes in your garden. Before you plant your grapes, make sure they are at least 3″ (8 cm) tall. After transplanting, keep them indoors until they are 12″ (30 cm) tall. By then, they should have developed a strong root system and have at least 5-6 leaves. Grapes prefer well-drained soil, … More Gardening – How to Grow Grapes in Your Backyard

Forage Food – Flavor Food With Juniper Berries

The medicinal and culinary uses of juniper berries have been around for hundreds of years. In Europe, juniper berry juice was used to flavor Swedish and German sauerkraut. It was also added to meat to make it less gamy. Today, juniper berries are best known for its role in making gin. You can buy dried … More Forage Food – Flavor Food With Juniper Berries

Gardening – When Are Blueberries in Season?

When we talk about the best fruit to eat during a particular season, blueberries figure prominently on our list. As for the reason that they are the number one choice when talking about the best fruits to eat all year round, the answer is pretty simple. Blueberries are packed with essential nutrients that are necessary … More Gardening – When Are Blueberries in Season?

How many strawberries to plant per person?

Nearly everyone loves strawberries. However, most of them never even see a strawberry plant, much less grow one. Growing your strawberries, however, can be a fun and healthy alternative to spending money on commercial strawberries in the market or grocery store. Strawberries should be a permanent fixture in a garden. It is hard to predict … More How many strawberries to plant per person?

Cooking – How to Dry Strawberries in a Dehydrator

Have you ever tasted a dehydrated strawberry before? If yes, you know how delicious and amazing they are. Dehydrating strawberries is one of the ways you can enjoy their delicious taste. Thus, in this article, I’m going to share with you tips on how to dehydrate strawberries using a dehydrator. Continue reading and get the … More Cooking – How to Dry Strawberries in a Dehydrator

How To Grow Blackberries

Blackberry season is one of the highlights of summer. The blackberries’ fruit can be eaten freshly picked or baked into pies, cakes, and crumbles or made into jams. Blackberry plants are perennial and quite easy to grow once Blackberries are established.  Having blackberries growing in your yard will brighten up the summer days and bring … More How To Grow Blackberries

Gardening – How to Grow Raspberries

If you’re wondering How to Grow Raspberries, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve covered when to plant, where to plant, and the best varieties of raspberries. Read on for more information! Listed below are some tips and techniques for successfully growing raspberries in your own backyard. Read on to learn more about these … More Gardening – How to Grow Raspberries

Gardening – How To Grow Blueberries

The blueberry not only bears delicious fruit high in fiber and vitamin C but does double duty as an ornamental landscape shrub. Blueberries are very easy for the home gardener to grow and enjoy. Choosing Blueberries Chose blueberry varieties appropriate to you garden hardiness zone. While blueberries are technically self-pollinating, the use of at least … More Gardening – How To Grow Blueberries

How to Freeze Strawberries

Freezing can be a quick and easy way to store fresh strawberries for later use.  Especially, for cooking or beverages, such as smoothies.  So, here is a bit of information to get you started. Choosing and Preparing Strawberries Select fully ripe, firm strawberries with a deep-red color. Discard immature anddefective fruit. Wash berries in several changes … More How to Freeze Strawberries

Gardening – What are the fruiting habits of strawberries?

Strawberry plants prefer full sun. They should receive at least eight hours of sunlight every day. Make sure the soil drains well. Choose a site free of low spots where frost can accumulate in the early spring. A gently sloping, south-facing hill is ideal. This type of plant will not bloom until the spring. After … More Gardening – What are the fruiting habits of strawberries?