Thinking of planting blueberries next to your blackberry plants this season? These two plants do share similar growing conditions, but does that make them good garden companions? In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss looks at if these two plants should be planted next to each other or if there are better options in your garden.
If you live in the US or Europe, you might be wondering what on earth a rambutan tree is. It’s a heat-loving tropical plant that needs to grow in USDA hardiness zone 10 or higher, so many of you may only be able to buy them online or in specialty farmers’ markets. They’re related to … Read more
Are you unsure when you should plant your blackberries in the ground? These popular shrubs are a fruiting favorite for a reason, but planting too early or too late in the season can cause problems. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares her advice for when to put blackberries in the ground this season.
They’re on the ground, but they’re not cherries! This unique fruit is in the nightshade family, offering a little sweetness and umami flavor. Some varieties are sweeter than others, and the “Aunt Molly’s” cultivar is reminiscent of a pineapple, so you’ll definitely want to try out more than one ground cherry plant to see if … Read more