Growing a pineapple in Michigan

When one thinks of fruit grown in Michigan, pineapples do not usually come to mind. After returning from Hawaii a few weeks ago, I got to wondering… Can I grow a pineapple here in Michigan?  Amazingly enough, I found the answer is YES! My research indicates that not only is it possible to do this but it is not that difficult to do. You may have to wait awhile for some fruit but wouldn’t you love to eat a pineapple …

Container Gardening Guideline

Container Gardens are extremely popular for their instant beauty, ease of growing and versatility. Planting in the ground can sometimes feel like work.  But planting container gardens is just plain fun.  Container gardens are relatively easy – just a few basic things to remember.  1.  Selecting a container – A good rule is that larger is better. A larger container will hold more soil so it won’t dry out as fast. A heavy container may be necessary to keep it …