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How Long Do Seeds Last?
How long do garden seeds last? How do you tell if your old seeds are still good? Let’s find out!...
Too Much Zucchini? Freeze It!
It’s that time of year: Friends, neighbors, coworkers, even some side-of-the-road vegetable vendors...
Raw or Cooked? Which is Best?
Who wants to cook on a hot summer night? With the gardens overflowing with fresh vegetables, a big...
10 Quick Tips to Preserve Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruit
What to do with the bounty from your garden? Freeze it, pickle it, dry it, store it! Here are 10...
How to Grow Cabbages From Planting to Harvest
In this short video, we show you everything you need to know to grow the perfect cabbage, from...
Some Like It Hot! Best Vegetables to Grow in the Heat
A week-long heat wave and a recent question—concerning what green beans to grow in a hot climate—...
Canning and Drying Fruit and Vegetables—Step by Step
Canning and drying are two of the best ways to preserve your precious harvest. In this video, we...
Succession Planting Tips to Maximize Your Harvest
In this gardening video, we demonstrate succession planting! After one crop of vegetables or fruit...
How to Make Dill Pickles
Learn how to make dill pickles the “old-fashioned” way. Pickling is a great way to store excess...
Do you eat your veggies? Here’s a quick list of the common vegetables that pack a punch of helpful...
How Build a Green Bean Teepee
Bean teepees are easy to make and will provide support for pole beans or even climbing peas. The...
Plant Supports: It's a Holdup!
Now that your plants are up and growing, you’ll find that some of them need a little support....
10 Summer Salad Recipes
When you announce “We’re having salad,” do you hear a collective groan? You’ll turn their groans...
Building a Trellis and Supports for Climbing Vegetables
If you’re growing climbing peas, beans, cucumbers, or other vining plants, you’ll need to build...
How to Grow Sweet Corn, From Sowing to Harvest
Corn that’s had to travel miles to get to your plate will be past its peak, but cobs that have been...
Crop Rotation Tips for Vegetable Gardens
Where, oh, where should the tomatoes go? It is that time of year when, in the mad rush to get the...
Garden Plans: Vegetables That Grow in Partial Shade
Not all of us are blessed with a sunny gardening space! Gardeners with more shade than sun need to...
Season Extenders: Jump-Start Your Vegetables
Imagine how many more vegetables you could grow if you just had a few more weeks of warm weather....
Warming Soil and Protecting Seedlings from Frosts
To enjoy a strong start for your homegrown vegetables, make sure that your soil is warm enough and...
How to Harden Off Plants
Find out how to move your indoor-sown young plants to the garden outdoors—without stalling their ...
Types of Soil in the Garden
How do you take care of your soil? In this video, we show you how to determine the soil type of...
Warming Your Soil for Spring Planting
Two weeks ago, I had 10 inches of snow in my yard, with more snow predicted. Last year, the...
Companion Planting Chart for Vegetables
Find out which vegetables should and shouldn’t be planted together with our companion planting...
10 Most Nutrient-Dense Vegetables and Fruit You Can Grow
Fresh, homegrown fruits and vegetables are packed full of nutrients which help to boost health and...
The Healthiest Vegetables You Can Grow in the Garden!
Be sure to select the most nutrient-dense vegetables to grow in the garden. Not all are created...
No-Dig Gardening | No-Till Gardening
Tired of the yearly soil tilling? Sore from puling weeds every day? Discover how no-dig gardening...
Edible Landscaping: Selecting the Right Plants
With an edible landscape, some of your plants are actually herbs or fruit or vegetables that you...
How to Lay Out a Vegetable Garden
Learn how to lay out a vegetable garden for your space and the plants you want to grow—from super-...
Garden Designs for Small Spaces
If your garden is smaller than you’d like, there are a number of clever design techniques that you...
6 Proven Strategies to Boost Garden Harvests
We all dream of a garden brimming with delicious abundance, yet the reality often falls short. But...
Growing Sprouts vs. Microgreens
Winter is a great time for experimenting. Since I was feeling starved for green, growing goodness...
Growing Greens Indoors
With little effort or list, you can grow sprouted seeds and young winter greens indoors—all-year...
When to Start Seeds
The seeds are rolling in, and if you are as eager to get the garden party started as I am, it is...
Easy Vegetables to Plant in Early Spring
The secret to a bountiful early harvest is choosing the right seeds. As you peruse catalogs or seed...
10 Easy Vegetables to Grow From Seed
Grow an even tastier vegetable garden this year! Here are some of the easiest vegetables to grow...
5 Ways to Start Seeds Earlier
Warmer days may still be some ways off, but you can start off many vegetables today to enjoy a...
New Plants for the New Year
The new year is here and with it comes a crop of new plants for the garden. It has been too cold to...
Growing More in the Space You Have
Most gardeners want to grow more in the space they have. A more productive garden gives a bigger...
20 Heirloom Vegetables and Fruit
An heirloom plant is an old variety that predates the hybrids being bred in the 1940s. Most...
Garden Planning for Beginners: 10 Tips
Contemplating your first vegetable garden? How hard can it be? Just stick a few seeds in the ground...
Unusual Places to Grow Your Own Food
When it comes to finding space to grow your own fruit and vegetables, it pays to look beyond the...
How to Create a Year-Round Vegetable Garden
In this short video, we share six proven strategies to keep your homegrown harvests coming year-...
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