How to Grow

The kitchen will not be complete without the onion. Raw or cooked, onions play a very special role in making any dish level up in both flavor and taste. So, plant and grow some onions in your backyards and you will be surprised just how easy and fun onion growing can be.

Here are 6 Best Tips in Growing Onions for Your Garden

Onions Growing

source: fotolibra

1. Location

Onions loves the sunshine. So, plant your onions where it can get at least 8-10 hours of sun everyday.


A great year-round activity for the whole family, growing sweet potatoes is easy and enjoyable and when successful, you will have all the sweet potatoes that you can eat and some extra to share.

Easy Steps to Grow Sweet Potato Slips


source: planetnatural

1. Use Organically Grown Sweet Potatoes

The first thing you need when growing sweet potato slips are previously harvested or locally sold organic sweet potatoes. Chemically treated sweet potatoes are sometimes treated to avoid sprouting.


Did you know that in other parts of the globe, garlic is considered to have special magical powers? In the Philippines for example, some of the natives and old folks in other parts of the country believes that garlic can drive away evil spirits as well as other evil otherworldly entities. So, garlic is not only grown for food but also for their protection. But in the culinary world, garlic is a very important ingredient in making different and signature dishes tastier. It also has great health benefits and it can last for a long time when it is stored and preserved properly.

Garlic is one of the easiest vegetables to grow that can produce great yield when it is harvested. It is also inexpensive and can be grown outdoors and even indoors. A single clove of garlic when planted and harvested can give you enough garlic for you to use in your kitchen and also some to share with your friends. So, if you want to grow your own garlic, just follow these 5 simple tips.

Here are 5 Tips for Growing Garlic from a Single Clove


source: homelife

1. Preparing the garlic for planting

In your garden, choose a spot where to plant your garlic. Always remember that garlic needs a lot of sunshine as it grows, so plant your garlic where it can receive 8-10 hours of sun every day. A sandy loam soil with good drainage is best suited in growing garlic. Always use organically grown garlic and look for garlic with large cloves. Garlic with large cloves is best used if you want to grow your own garlic.

The best time to plant garlic is during mid-autumn or early spring.


The CRUNCH of the first bite when eating fresh salad is so nostalgic that the experience will leave you wanting for more. The different types of greens with its different colors and flavors make the salad one of the best foods in the world.

Eating fresh salad day in and day out in our favorite salad restaurants can sometimes be a hustle. And money wise, it can be expensive. But what if we can grow our very own salad garden in our own backyards?  Then, having these greens at our disposal will no longer be a dream but a reality. Since salad greens can be grown, cut, and re-grown again with the right guidance and proper care, then, we can have the freshest salad imaginable at our fingertips.

Here are 15 Tips to Grow, Cut, and Re-grow Those Salad Greens


source: fritzhaeg

1. Planning

Before starting on any project, planning should always be the first step. This is very important when you are thinking about growing your very own salad green garden. The types of greens that you will be growing, the methods to be used in growing these greens, and the way to harvest and store them when it is time for your greens to be harvested will all be tackled under the planning process.


Growing your very own zucchini does not require a lot of space. A large container can do the job for you. Just follow these 6 simple steps and you will be growing your own zucchinis in no time.

6 Tips to Grow Zucchini in Pots


source: contentinjection

1. Use Your Best Potting Soil for Your Zucchini

Using a 5 gallon container, fill it up with the best potting soil that you have. Drill some holes in your container. The holes will act as drainage to your container planter. To settle the soil in your container, water it thoroughly. Add more soil to your planter as it settles.