How to Grow Rhubarb

Growing rhubarb, when done properly, will ensure production for up to 15 years. It is a perennial, cool season plant that belongs to the vegetable family. It is quite winter hardy and is resistant to pest, disease, and drought. Rhubarb is an excellent source…

How to Grow Basil

Growing basil is not difficult, but it does need a suitable environment for nurturing. It likes well-drained soil (pH of 6.0 to 7.5). It also prefers six to eight hours of sunshine but can tolerate light shade. Basil can be grown either in the ground…

How to Grow Shallots

Growing shallots is not difficult. More importantly, shallots are rich in folate, manganese, potassium, and vitamins A, B6, and C. And another plus: they add zest and flavor to your meals. Shallots are a good companion plant with other early maturing greens. Propagation Shallots…

How to Grow Lettuce

With growing lettuce, you need moist, well-drained, slightly acidic fertile soil. Plant in succession the correct variety for each season for continuous harvest, and plant just what you need. Fertilizer Do a soil test or ask your local extension office…