Planting a Garden Articles

Here are tips from The Old Farmer’s Almanac on how to start your seeds indoors. Before You Start ... read more
Between the cold weather and the football games on television, I have had lots of time to pore over... read more
Are you new to gardening and not sure how to get started? Let us help. Here’s our quick guide for... read more
Thinning the vegetable and herb crops, I think, is one of the hardest jobs in the garden. Once the... read more
Looking for great garden plants? Here are plants lists and advice for different types of gardens.... read more
Our “Planting by the Moon’s Phase” gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer’s Almanac tradition... read more
Here's a fall planting guide to help you decide what vegetables to plant in the fall garden. Our... read more
Welcome to our Growing Guides for flowers. On this page, we cover popular annuals, perennials,... read more
Welcome to our Growing Guides to vegetables, herbs, and fruit! Planting a vegetable garden? Our... read more
Plant hardiness zones help gardeners understand which plants will most likely survive at a location... read more
Contact your local state cooperative extension Web site to get help with tricky insect problems,... read more
Here are tips on how to make cold frames for the garden. What is a Cold Frame? Cold frames are... read more
For a successful planting season, here are some tips on planting tools and proper techniques from... read more
Contact these garden seed catalogs and mail-order sources to order plants and products. For a list... read more
When it comes to a healthy garden, soil preparation matters. All vegetables need soil that's rich... read more
When is your garden soil ready for planting? Here are some tips from The Old Farmer's Almanac.... read more
If you started vegetable plants indoors from seeds, here is advice on transplanting your seedlings... read more
Here at the Almanac, we love to cozy up with some good garden seed catalogs, especially in the... read more
An accurate soil test will indicate your soil’s pH level will specify the amount of lime or sulfur... read more
Find average frost dates for your last spring frost and first fall frost. (If you're a farmer or... read more
Below is a chart showing Canada frost dates in the spring and fall for various Canadian cities. (... read more
Different vegetables require different conditions to thrive. Plan your garden accordingly with our... read more