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Chrysanthemums: When to Really Plant Mums
Every year in the fall, I suffer a bout of mum madness when garden centers and big boxes brim with...
Houseplant Care Guide
Houseplants can add color, beauty, and character to your living space! Here are a few key tips for...
Reasons to Use Row Covers
If you are searching for a chemical-free way to defeat the insects that threaten your crops, have...
Growing Organic Apples With Fruit Bagging
Apples are the most pesticide- and fungicide-laden foods grown commercially and in home gardens....
How to Grow Peppers from Sowing to Harvest
Whether you prefer sweet peppers or hot, there’s none more satisfying than those you’ve grown...
Companion Planting With Herbs
Learn about companion planting with herbs! The classic example is that basil grows well with...
Grow a Garden That Keeps Your Pantry Stocked
If the reason you garden is to feed your family, plan this year’s garden to ensure you’ll have...
Squash, especially zucchini, are very prolific producers! Easy to grow, each plant will produce...
What is Aquaponics? | The Basics of Aquaponic Systems
Aquaponics is a gardening method that leverages the symbiotic relationship between fish and plants...
Growing Calendula: How to Grow Pot Marigold
No other flower in the cutting garden glows with cheerfulness quite like calendula, commonly called...
How to Grow Onions From Sowing to Harvest
Onions are a must-grow vegetable! Why? Where to begin? To start, onions are very easy to grow and...
Grow Fresh Salads Indoors All Winter
Enjoy free, tender salad greens indoors in recycled plastic containers under a couple of...
The Story of One Small Farm in America
For Lauren Tyner, her passion for farming started with a goat. The now co-owner/-operator of...
Growing Asian Greens: Fast and Easy!
Try growing Asian greens such as bok choy, mizuna, or Chinese cabbage! These tasty and popular “...
How to Extend Your Harvest
Are your beans, tomatoes, and garden crops still producing? There are ways to extend that season...
Hardy Hibiscus for the Fall
In mid-fall, most plants have stopped flowering. However, if you’d like a fall bloomer, this is the...
Growing Herbs Indoors
Even just a few pots of herbs indoors can supply you with wonderful flavors through the rest of the...
Starting Herbs from Cuttings
Grow new herbs from cuttings easily and for free! Late summer is the perfect time to do this,...
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—...
How to Grow Beans from Sowing to Harvest
Beans are quick-growing and exceptionally prolific, producing tender, tasty pods over many weeks....
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....
How to Grow Cucumbers from Sowing to Harvest
Cool and crunchy cucumbers, fresh from the garden, are in a league of their own. Cucumbers grown in...
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....
4 Techniques to Grow Potatoes for a Better Harvest
Here are four different techniques for growing potatoes for a better harvest! You can plant in...
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, ...
10 Pretty Pansy Varieties
Flowers are starting to appear for sale in the garden centers—and that means pansies. Get to know...
Growing Sugar Snap Peas
Maybe I should have planted my snap peas while I still had bare ground in my garden! Now we are...
Jazz Up the Garden With Sizzling Color
I used to be a snob of sorts when it came to my garden palette, preferring cool blues and purples...
How to Grow Berries: Easy for Beginners
Berries and soft fruits are easy to grow for beginners and produce heavy harvests. Here’s the pick...
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 pulling 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’...