Get advice on growing herbs, lettuces, tomatoes, beans, peppers, and anything else you want in your vegetable garden. Plus advice on pests like snails, beetles, and ants.

problems with cilantro + dill

by lilaki 8 years ago

hey chowhounds, we decided to do herbs in containers this year ... off of our kitchen patio - pretty good sun all ...


tox123 commented 5 days ago

Blossom end rot

by EWSflash 6 years ago

I just wanted to pass along that somebody on another site recommended stuffing a calcium pill (like you would take) i...


irisheyezrblu commented 1 month ago

Is this yellow bug harmful?

by CocoaNut 8 years ago

Ok - my 2 tomato plants now have about 7 tomatoes of varying sizes between them. They're all still green, but I've b...


joycrcc commented 2 months ago

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Locating corno-di-capra-peppers in Toronto ???

by MaxHa 3 months ago

Can anyone help me locate these peppers in Toronto? Thanks

Does anyone have experience with growing Beach Plums in their yard?

by coll 2 years ago

Luckily my area is as sandy as they come. But while I can take a stroll on any local beach (or grocery parking lot!)...

coll commented 3 months ago

jalapenos are never spicy or even close too spicy

by Augie6 7 years ago

I am a novice gardner .. (only 3 gardens so far) .. For the most part and by my standards I ended up with a decent ou...

DonShirer commented 3 months ago

Food Safety Advice

by ElWalker 3 months ago

I just did something pretty dumb. I have a couple plants outside a window and I've been having trouble with bugs gett...


saregama commented 3 months ago

Tomato plants/roots (?) being eaten by please, what to do?

by iL Divo 7 years ago

They've done this before. They ate all my rose plant roots. But then were gone. Apparently, they're back. What to...

DonShirer commented 3 months ago

Tomatoes with taste? Seeds available

by medlar 11 months ago

The seeds available now are not the final version, but a January 27 New York Times article on tomato research (tradit...

DonShirer commented 4 months ago

What should mint really smell like?

by Jellyhead 4 months ago

I'm new to herb growing, this spring I brought home a few herbs from one of our most reputable local nurseries. I pu...

Sablehart commented 4 months ago

Ready peeled garlic in my garden?

by jaybirkland1970 4 months ago

Okay, I'm working in my mother's garden. Digging up and turning over the soil. While she's not been neglectful, i.e...


Eldon Kreider commented 4 months ago

Can you identify these fruit trees?

by Siegal 4 months ago

My new(ish) condo has some fruit trees that I can't identify I think one is a egg fruit/canistal and perhaps an ackee...

sunshine842 commented 4 months ago

Does using cayenne pepper and red pepper flakes as pest deterrent affect the flavor of the vegetables?

by Sherri 8 years ago

Yes, this is a serious question, not a joke. When I first began using red pepper flakes and cayenne pepper to deter ...


Brent212 commented 4 months ago

Menus from the Garden

by dfrostnh 5 months ago

What are you growing based on a particular favorite vegetable? Last year I experimented with a lot of different ...


dfrostnh commented 4 months ago

Purple Garlic Flowers

by ChristyM1223 5 months ago

I have Garlic that the scapes have flowered into the purple flowers. I know they are edible but don't know what recip...


dfrostnh commented 4 months ago

Living Butter Lettuce - can this be done at home??

by cstout 4 years ago

I just purchased a head of butter lettuce in a sealed plastic dome for 3.89 in the produce department. It had a brown...


inedible commented 5 months ago

Lemongrass Plant

by sharkfin 11 months ago

Does anyone know where I can purchase a lemongrass plant. I know I can try to grow from a stalk but I would like a p...

jpr54_1 commented 5 months ago

Help with insect identification.

by MrsJonesey 5 years ago

Something is eating my sunflower leaves. Besides a trail of ants on one (no sign of aphids), the only insect I've see...


czerwcr commented 5 months ago

Can I bury my kitchen waste in the garden rather than composting in a bin?

by janniecooks 8 years ago

It's difficult to keep the compost pile wet enough to produce good hot compost - the heat and the sun in Florida drie...


ricepad commented 5 months ago