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No-Dig Gardening | No-Till Gardening
Tired of the yearly soil tilling? Sore from puling weeds every day? Discover how no-dig gardening...
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...
How to Grow Raspberries: Planting to Harvest!
Raspberries are among the easiest fruits to grow and, for the space they occupy, produce even more...
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...
Growing Garlic from Planting Through Harvest
Garlic is best planted before winter in many areas. It’s very easy to grow; all it needs to thrive...
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...
Growing Asian Pears: Easy and Exotic
I was first turned on to growing Asian pears by a friend of ours who grew a wide range of uncommon...
Peppers are such a lovely fruit. They come in many different colors, sizes and hotness. Plus, they’...
Grow Fresh Salads Indoors All Winter
Enjoy free, tender salad greens indoors in recycled plastic containers under a couple of...
How to Grow, Cure and Store Pumpkins
Pumpkins are real stars in the fall vegetable garden. They can be eaten straight away once...
Stone Fruit: How to Grow Your Own
Growing your own stone fruit trees is easier than you might think. Here’s what you need to know to...
Some Green Tomatoes Are Meant to Stay Green
Usually, when we see a green tomato, it’s just unripe and will eventually turn red. However, there...
Windowsill Herb Garden
Do you enjoy using freshly snipped herbs from the garden as much as I do? Now that summer is...
Chrysanthemums: When to Plant Mums
Every year in the fall, I suffer a bout of mum madness when garden centers and big boxes brim with...
Houseplant Growing Tips
Houseplants can add color and beauty to your home! Here are a few key growing tips for houseplants...
Growing Japanese Iris
If you love Siberian and bearded irises, you have to give their Japanese cousin a try. They bloom...
10 Healthiest Vegetables and Fruit to Grow in Your Garden
Fresh, homegrown fruits and vegetables are packed full of nutrients which help to boost health and...
Squash and Zucchini
Squash, especially zucchini, is a prolific vegetable! Easy to grow, each plant will produce several...
Comforting Calendula and Its Many Benefits
No other flower in the cutting garden glows with cheerfulness quite like calendula. Irresistible...
Orange is Hot! | Orange Flowers in the Garden
I used to be a snob of sorts when it came to my garden palette, preferring cool blues and purples...
Best Edible Flowers for Growing and Eating
Add flowers to your food! Many gardeners forget that flowers not only are beautiful, but also can...
Strawberry Varieties and Growing Tips
If you love strawberries as much as I do, why not try growing some of these luscious berries...
Rhododendron Care and Growing Tips
In late spring, the rhododendrons are blooming! Here’s more about this stunning flowering shrub—...
How to Grow Carrots in the Garden
See how to grow crunchy, sweet carrots! Getting carrots just right can be challenging, but when you...
Blueberries: The Easiest Fruit to Grow Is Also One of the Healthiest
Blueberries are one the easiest fruit to grow. Here are some of the best blueberry varieties to add...
How to Grow Your Own Salad Greens
Growing your own salad greens will put a world of fresh ingredients at your fingertips. Whether you...
How to Grow a Flower Garden
Interested in planting a flower garden? Here are some planting tips for flower beds—plus, ...
Companion Planting Made Easy: See How To Do It
Companion Planting is easy with the new and improved Almanac Garden Planner! See how to select the...
Gourds: Types of Gourds, Growing Gourds, Curing Gourds
There are lots of “gourdgeous” gourds available for decorating this time of year and I get many...
How to Grow Chard
Swiss chard is very easy to grow, making it a great choice for beginner gardeners. And it looks...
Starting Herbs from Cuttings
Grow new herbs from cuttings easily and for free! Late-summer is the perfect time to do this,...
Growing Daylilies and Daylily Propagation
The daylily really is the perfect perennial—easy to grow, virtually disease- and pest-free, and...
Companion Planting With Herbs
Learn about companion planting with herbs. For example, the classic example is basil grows well...
Morning Glory Vines: Favorite Varieties
Most of my favorite flowering vines are in the plant family Ipomoea. The most common member of this...
Growing Cherry Tomatoes
One of the joys of summer is standing in the garden eating sun-warmed cherry tomatoes right off the...
More Thinning and Trellising
Thinning Vegetables 2 Thinning vegetables in the garden is a chore that lasts for most of the...
Thinning Vegetables and Herbs in the Garden
Thinning the vegetable and herb crops, I think, is one of the hardest jobs in the garden. Once the...
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