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Whether you use them for carving or cooking, pumpkins do not disappoint. Note that pumpkins do...
Preparing Your Garden...
Check out our tips for preparing your garden for frost and overwintering your plants in order to...
Winter Squash (and...
Nothing speaks of fall and winter like the appearance of winter squashes and pumpkins in stores,...
Planting Garlic in the...
Fall is traditionally the time to plant garlic in many regions. Just like onions and other plants...
How to Ripen Green...
When temperatures begin to drop, tomatoes stop ripening so it’s time to take action! Fruits can be...
Celery: Bland and...
Celery. Almost every refrigerator holds a sleeve of it. Raw, it’s a grab-and-go food, with a...
How to Carve a Pumpkin
When it comes to pumpkin carving, the idea is to have fun. We’ve got tips on carving the best...
Storing Beets with Wood...
Though I have used sand to store my beets in the root cellar for many years, this year I decided to...
Getting Potatoes Ready...
Digging potatoes has got to be one of the most pleasurable aspects of gardening. It’s buried...
How to Build a Raised...
Here is advice on how to build a raised garden bed for your backyard. Raised garden beds are fairly...
Eight Great Salad...
When you announce, “We’re having salad,” do you hear a collective groan? You’ll turn their groans...
How to grow potatoes? We’re here to help! This half hardy vegetable is a culinary staple, and yet...
How to Rotate Your...
Crop rotation is key to a successful vegetable garden after the first year. It’s important to grow...
Gourds: Types of Gourds...
There are lots of “gourdgeous” gourds available for decorating this time of year and I get many...
How to Build Root...
Before refrigeration, the root cellar was an essential way to keep carrots, turnips, beets,...
Are Sweet Potatoes Yams?
Are sweet potatoes the same as yams? No… and yes. Here’s the scoop. Are Sweet Potatoes Yams?...
Best Pumpkin Recipes
Add pumpkin to your recipes at home for a seasonal taste! From pumpkin soup to pumpkin bread, here...
How to Store Vegetables
Although most houses these days are not equipped with root cellars, you can probably modify some...
Pumpkin Mac and Cheese...
This delicious macaroni and cheese recipe adds pumpkin for a much loved seasonal taste! Great for...
How to Grow Chard
Swiss chard is very easy to grow, making it a great choice for beginner gardeners. And it looks...
Comfort Food: Creamed...
We know, you don’t like brussels sprouts—but this recipe for Creamed Brussels Sprouts will have you...
A Tomato Salad to Die...
There is nothing as delicious as a fully ripe, deep red, juicy, garden, heirloom tomato. Here’s a...
How to Harvest and...
In this short video we explain exactly how to harvest and prepare your onions for storage. If you...
How to Grow Your Own...
Growing your own popcorn is almost as much fun as eating it. Simply follow our tips below. Planting...
Best Tomato Recipes
Here are some delicious recipes with fresh tomatoes, from our best salsa to tomato sauce to fried...
Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Casserole from the Eats cookbook is a new favorite in my household. I...
Best Zucchini Recipes:...
Enjoy easy zucchini recipes from zucchini bread to zucchini brownies! Have fun finding new ways to...
How to Can Tomatoes
With canned tomatoes, enjoy that garden-fresh tomato taste in sauces, soups and stews all year long...
Onions are a cold-season crop, easy to grow because of their hardiness. We recommend using onion...
Broccoli is a cool-season crop that, like spinach, can be grown in the spring or fall. In fact, you...
Carrots are a popular root vegetable that are easy to grow in sandy soil. They are resistant to...
Rhubarb is a perennial vegetable, though it is generally used as a fruit in desserts and jams. You...
The sweet potato is a warm-season, spreading vegetable of tropical origin. It is a good choice for...
Peppers are a tender, warm-season crop. They resist most pests and offer something for everyone:...
Learn how to store your vegetables, fruits, and herbs—so that they keep longer and stay fresher!...
Fall Garden: Planting...
Here’s a handy fall garden guide to help you decide what to plant in the fall garden and when to...
Tomatoes are America’s favorite garden vegetable. (Yes, we technically eat the fruit of the tomato...
Asparagus is a perennial bulb and stem vegetable that greets us every spring. It may take 2 to 3...
History of Pickling and...
If you love pickles, you will be as intrigued as to learn about the history of pickling and...
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and prevent blossom-end rot on your tomatoes and garden ...
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of cabbage worms. What are Cabbage...
Zucchini Recipe Winners
Announcing the zucchini recipe winners, as listed in The 2014 Old Farmer’s Almanac All-Seasons...
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