Monthly Archives: May 2019

  • How To Grow Soybean

    Soybeans have earned themselves quite an excellent reputation over the years, owing to how nutrient-rich they are. Not only are they high in fiber, protein, and calcium, but they also boast of high levels of iron, magnesium and other minerals and vitamins. For this reason, gardeners favor them as one of the best edible legumes to have in the backyard. And that’s not all. These plants are also useful in many a scenario as you can use them for milk, tofu, flour, and other products which makes them great for commercial farming. If you wish to derive the health benefits of soybeans, you can easily do so by planting a few in your outdoors or wooden shed. The great thing about them is that they grow quite quickly if they have adequate access to water, sunlight and nutrient-rich and well-draini... (More)
  • How To Grow And Take Care Of Sweet Potatoes

    People who are new to gardening are often advised to take up sweet potato farming. Not only is this venture less tasking when it comes to maintenance practices, but farmers can also enjoy bountiful harvests once the plants mature. The steps required are pretty simple to follow, and it all begins with the making of slips. These plants do well in sunny climates where they have adequate access to water. You can thus plan your propagation around the sunny seasons, or you could grow them indoors where you can easily regulate the conditions. Let’s get into how to grow and take care of sweet potatoes: Slips Unlike other plants where the best form of propagation is through the use of seeds, with sweet potatoes, the planting begins with slips which are small sprouts attained from existing plants... (More)
  • How To Grow Oregano And Where You Can Use It

    Oregano is a medicinal herb that belongs to the mint family. For a long time, people have relied on it as a way to impart flavor in foods as well as for medicine. Studies show that it boasts of numerous health benefits which continue to make it popular. The naming of this herb is owed to two Greek words: oros and ganos. Together, they refer to joy. Oregano grows to a height of about half a meter, and it produces purple leaves that range from two to three centimeters in length. The leaves have various chemicals ranging from pinene to thymol which give it its distinct scent. Additionally, they have antioxidant as well as anti-bacterial properties. If you need information on how to grow oregano and where you can use it, here goes: Uses This Mediterranean herb comes in handy in cooking as wel... (More)
  • How To Plant Asparagus

    The presence of asparagus in the market indicates the start of spring. This vegetable is among the first you will see as winter comes to an end and its green, tender, and nutritious stalks make it an ideal garden veggie. The good thing about it is that you can start it from seeds or crowns, depending on how fast you wish to see results. If you go about it the right way, you should enjoy fresh spears every spring for up to twenty-five years. How amazing is that? If you need details on how to plant asparagus, you have come to the right place. Here are the steps as to how to proceed: Preparation You need to start by figuring out the climatic conditions in your region as asparagus will thrive in certain areas. Suppose you have cold winters, the plant will do well. Where your summers tend to b... (More)

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