Growing & Using Bachelor’s Buttons

Growing & Using Bachelor’s Buttons

Bachelor’s Buttons (cornflowers) are easy to grow edible flowers that attract pollinators and birds to your garden. Learn how to start these charming garden favorites from seed, plus how to harvest, dry, and use the pretty flower petals. Bachelor’s Button in Your Garden Hardy, drought-tolerant, and refreshingly unfussy, Bachelor’s Button (Centaurea cyanus) is a tall…

How to Grow & Cure Peanuts

How to Grow & Cure Peanuts

Learn how to grow your own peanuts at home – it’s fun and easy! This guide covers the basics of growing peanuts from start to finish: preparing the soil, planting, caring for, harvesting, and curing. About Peanuts Peanuts! Lovely, lovely peanuts. Where would we be without peanut butter, or peanut brittle, or all those other…

Alexandria Alpine Strawberries – Plant Spotlight

Alexandria Alpine Strawberries – Plant Spotlight

Learn how to grow, harvest, and store delicious Alexandria Alpine Strawberries, and fill your garden with these tasty little everbearing treasures! These heirloom berries will provide wild-flavored strawberries all summer long. Here in US Zone 7, they’re quite prolific, even providing fruit into November, weeks after the first heavy frosts arrive. About Dainty Alexandria! How…