QUESTION: How often should I water cucumbers? Should it be every day, or less often than that? I am hoping for a big harvest this season so I want to do it right. - Emily S GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: It's hard to say exactly how many times a week or a precise number, because a … [Read more...]
Can chickens eat tomatoes?
QUESTION: Can chickens eat tomatoes? Sometimes I have extras that have gone mushy in the fridge before I got a chance to cook with them and was wondering if it was safe to feed my girls. - Wilma U GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: Yes, tomatoes are safe for your chickens to eat. … [Read more...]
Pruning Cucumber Plants for a Bigger Harvest, Explained
By Jennifer Poindexter Do you get overwhelmed by your cucumber plants? If you aren’t aware of how to properly prune the plants to keep them under control, they can easily take over your garden. Even if you trellis your cucumbers, some still manage to take over an area. This … [Read more...]
Are cinder blocks safe for gardening?
QUESTION: Are cinder blocks safe for gardening? I've heard they can be bad for you and you aren't supposed to use them, but I see raised bed gardens made of them all the time. Is it not a big deal? - Jackie K GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: The short answer to this question is, it … [Read more...]
How do you harvest thyme?
QUESTION: How do you harvest thyme? I wanted to grow some this year to use in the kitchen. Do you have to harvest it all at once, or can you just pick a little at a time as you need it for cooking? - Riley T GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: How you harvest thyme will depend upon … [Read more...]