If you grew up in the Midwest, like me, you might have seen your parents or grandparents harvesting tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, corn, or squash. It’s unlikely you’ve had much experience watching someone grow mushrooms.
Mushrooms seem like a bit of a mystery. We have seen them growing wild on logs, we have heard tell of delicious morels that can be found in the woods in early spring, and we have tasted the even-rarer truffles in the form of truffle oil or salt on gourmet dishes.
However, how many of us know about how mushrooms grow? Would it surprise you to know you can easily grow them at home?
Do you deal with dry, baked soil in your garden or landscaping? Do you regularly water your plants, trees, and lawn and feel like they are still doing poorly and dying? Is your water bill sky high in the summer?
Gardeners, farmers, and even homeowners can struggle with dry, compacted soil and plants that wilt.
If you are from California, these delicious tiny greens have been a staple on sandwiches and in salads for three decades. Microgreens are making their way across the country into supermarkets and restaurants and in amateur gardeners’ homes.
Coleus is a tropical perennial plant that grows easily in containers or in landscapes. With approximately 60 different species, coleus comes in a variety of colors including green, purple, orange, and yellow.
Grown mainly for its foliage, this hardy plant is easy to care for and propagate.