Fruit

Growing fruit provides so many benefits for the entire family!

One thing I’ve heard gardeners say continually – if they could go back in time and do something differently, they would start fruit trees sooner!

Some fruit plants and trees grow quickly and some takes years to bear fruit. Some are annuals and others come back every year.

Read all about growing your own fruit here!

Understanding Seedless Watermelon Seeds & Plants
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Understanding Seedless Watermelon Seeds & Plants

Ah, delicious, juicy watermelon—without seeds! I’ve always wondered where seedless watermelons come from and how you get seedless watermelon seeds in the first place. Turns out it’s a fairly complicated scientific process for the amateur gardener. Still, I’m super interested so I decided to dig into it a bit. So many questions come to mind…

Growing Cantaloupe from Seed: Tips on Planting Cantaloupe Seeds
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Growing Cantaloupe from Seed: Tips on Planting Cantaloupe Seeds

For some reason, growing cantaloupe from seed to the point of actually harvesting one feels like a major achievement! Our girls love fruit, so it was a great experience growing cantaloupe from seed in our garden. Also known as rock melon or muskmelon, cantaloupes are known for their sweet orange flesh and fragrance, along with…

How to Save Cantaloupe Seeds: Saving, Drying & Storing
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How to Save Cantaloupe Seeds: Saving, Drying & Storing

Learn how to save cantaloupe seeds so you can grow delicious orange melons for your family! Saving cantaloupe seeds is quick, easy, and fun for garden-loving kids to lend a hand. You can save cantaloupe seeds from homegrown or store-bought cantaloupes. Once we had the most delicious store-bought cantaloupe – and I typically don’t care…

How to Propagate Blackberries: Multiply Blackberry Brambles
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How to Propagate Blackberries: Multiply Blackberry Brambles

Growing fruit in the backyard always leaves us wanting more! I only have two small blackberry plants and this winter the animals practically decimated them. I’ve decided to learn how to propagate blackberries so I can restore our brambles to production quality once again. My mom has kindly offered for us to dig up a…