QUESTION: What is a growing medium for plants? I see these words mentioned all the time in articles about how to grow plants when I look them up. Is it like dirt, or what? - Paisley O GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: A growing medium for plants is anything placed within a pot that … [Read more...]
Grow These 14 Vegetables High in Potassium
by Erin Marissa Russell Looking for vegetables you can grow that are high in potassium? We’ve got you covered with a simple guideline for finding potassium-rich veggies as well as the list below, which will introduce you to the veggies that are the very highest in … [Read more...]
Best Soil Options for Container Gardening – Explained
by Bethany Hayes Soil is like the foundation of your house. If your soil isn’t good, the whole garden will eventually fall apart and crumble, so whether you practice in-ground gardening, raised bed gardening, or container gardening, you need to find the best soil … [Read more...]
Should I Put Coffee Grounds in My Garden?
QUESTION: Should I put coffee grounds in my garden? I’ve heard conflicting advice. — Vivica B. ANSWER: Coffee grounds should only be used in your garden if you’re growing acid-loving plants, and even then it should be used carefully. You can also mix coffee into compost if you … [Read more...]
How Do You Prepare Soil For Carrots?
Question: My garden soil seems rocky. How do you prepare soil for carrots? -Kenny L. Answer: Using the proper soil medium when growing carrots is essential, as carrots need a loose, light soil with no soil clumps, rocks, or plant debris to block their root growth. Carrots … [Read more...]