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There are as many different interpretations of shade garden types as there are books written about shade.

Imagine the fun of growing ripe, red tomatoes that are no bigger than a pea; crisp, flavorful heads of lettuce smaller than a baseball; and fully mature orange pumpkins that will fit in the palm of your hand. Welcome to the world of baby vegetables.

Learn how to store your vegetables, fruits, and herbs, especially at harvest time!

It's easy to tell if certain fruits, vegetables and herbs are ready for harvest; others require a little more investigation. The following Ripeness Guide offers tips on how to tell when it's time to harvest!

Try growing peanuts in your garden! Often thought of as just a snack to be munched on at ball games or passed around at cocktail parties, peanuts are actually a healthful and nutritious food.

Whether eaten raw or roasted or spread on bread, peanuts are an excellent...

Carrots love sandy soil. Add well-rotted manure to improve soil texture and increase nutrients.

When planning on how to design a garden, think about how to keep the flowers blooming all summer long. Here's a plant list and gardening advice from The Old Farmer's Almanac.

When is your garden soil ready for planting? Here are some tips from The Old Farmer's Almanac.

If you started vegetable plants indoors from seeds, here is advice on transplanting your seedlings.

Here at the Almanac, we love to cozy up with some good garden seed catalogs, especially in the winter months when we start planning for the upcoming gardening season. Here are some tips on ordering garden seeds:

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