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  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Celeriac


    Celeriac is a cool-season biennial grown as an annual. It has similar requirements as celery. Celeriac is also known as celery root. Celeriac is grown for its large, swollen root that looks something like a turnip. The root develops at the soil level similar to a turnip but celeriac is a member of the celery […] More

  • How to Grow Green Onions, Spring Onions, and Scallions


    Scallions, green onions, and spring onions are immature onions that have not formed a white bulb. What’s the difference between scallions, green onions, and spring onions? There is little to no difference. Scallions Scallions are the youngest or least mature of onions with very thin white bases no wider than their long, straight green stalks. […] More

  • How to Plant and Grow Carrots

    How to Grow Carrots

    Carrots are among the easiest garden vegetables to grow—and the most bountiful–given the right conditions. Carrot culture is very simple. Sow the seeds rather thickly and thin the plants to 3 to 4 inches apart. If the soil is nutrient-rich and loose, there will be no trouble with root development. Remember, young, tender, quick-growing carrots […] More

  • How to Plant and Grow Jerusalem Artichoke — Sunchoke

    Sunchokes at harvest 1

    The sunchoke, also called Jerusalem artichoke, is a variety of perennial sunflowers grown for its edible low-starch tuber which looks much like a small potato but tastes like a water chestnut. The sunchoke is a hardy perennial that grows from 5 to 10 feet tall. The plant has rough-textured leaves 4 to 8 inches (10-20cm) […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, Prune, and Harvest Grapes

    Bunches of Vitis Labrusca grapes

    Growing backyard grapes is not difficult, but success depends upon choosing the right variety for your climate, training the vine, and pruning regularly. Grapes require a cold spell during the winter (but not a killing freeze), warmth in spring for flowering and fruit set, and heat and sunshine in summer to ripen the fruit. Dessert […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Welsh Onions

    Welsh onions, Allium fistulosum

    Welsh onions are easy to grow. They are cool-season crops. They are best planted in spring or autumn. Welsh onions are mild-flavored members of the onion family. They can be added raw to salads and soups. They can be stir-fried and sauteed and served with beef or chicken. They can be used as garnish. Welsh […] More

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