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Pulses Recipes: Cooking With Beans, Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas
Here are 12 delicious recipes using pulses—lentils, peas, beans, and other dried legumes. What are ...
Carrots: Health Benefits
Carrots offer even more health benefits than the Vitamin A you might know about. Plus they’re...
How to Save Your Tomato Seeds Successfully
Growing heritage or heirloom tomatoes helps preserve this fantastic diversity of fruit for future ...
Summer Corn Chowder
I love a lot of things about summer, but one in particular is the sweet crunch of fresh corn on the...
Cooking Fresh: Summer Squash Bake
Garrison Keillor once said that July is the only time of year when country people lock their cars...
Kale Salad Recipe From The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Guide
Today, we are making a fantastic kale salad recipe from the new 2015 edition of The Old Farmer's...
How to Freeze Spinach and Other Greens
Here are tips on how to freeze spinach, swiss chard, and beet greens so that you can enjoy them at...
If, like me, you grow or receive more zucchini in August than you know what to do with, this post...
Over-the-counter Herbs For Self-Health?
Have you considered trying an over-the-counter (OTC) herbal remedy to treat a medical condition, or...
Fall Tasks: Harvest, Store & Plant
Like you, I’m harvesting vegetables and fruits from my garden and preparing them for storage. I...
Strategic Moves: Tips for Easier Gardening
Strategic Moves, Stuart Wood’s New York Times best-selling mystery, is one of my favorite books,...
Succession Planting using the Garden Planner
Succession Planting is where you grow more than one crop in the same area of ground during...
Antiquity Blooms in My Garden
All the historical, antique, or heirloom plants in my gardens put on spectacular shows. I’ve...
Taste Summer Now with Strawberry Rhubarb Pie!
In grocery stores and at farmers’ markets all over, fresh fruit and berries are beginning to appear...
March is Jam-Packed with New Plants and Ideas
I thought I’d seen all the new stuff for 2013. Wrong! Two veteran seed companies have sprung a...
Salad from Garbage
I couldn’t believe what I saw on Facebook a couple weeks ago—lettuce growing in a glass of water. ...
Catalogues & More on Onions
Seed catalogue companies mostly send out their magazines in December. This is the period when most...
Invasion of the Garden Catalogs
The first one arrived in mid-November. My mailbox still overflows daily with garden catalogs. I...
The Great Pumpkin
New England state fairs made pumpkin history in late September. Just one day after a New Hampshire...
Potpourri: from the best annuals to giant cabbages
As I begin autumn cleanup, it’s productive to observe what grew the best, bloomed the most...
Making Garlic Powder
Garlic is a wonderful and powerful savory addition. It jazzes up many recipes and also contains...
More Winding Down a Difficult Season
If you garden in an area not affected by drought, you may wonder why I’m obsessing. #1: High...
Broccoli has many followers and also abundant detractors. For those who have only tasted 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...
I find that getting seeds to germinate properly is the most difficult aspect of planting the garden...
Fresh Fruit Crisp: My Easy Last-Minute Dessert
I never plan ahead with my desserts unless it's a special occasion. So, the old-fashioned fruit...
Tomatoes: Fruit or Vegetable?
Last blog I asked you what edibles you would plant if you were limited to only three. The response...
Garlic's History of Healing
You might know garlic simply as your favorite fall crop, but it also has a long history of healing...
Zucchini Potato Soup and Herbed Popovers
These recipes for Zucchini Potato Soup and Herbed Popovers complement each other perfectly. Cozy...
Great Garden Plants
Looking for great garden plants? Here are plants lists and advice for different types of gardens....
Butternut Squash Soup Recipe from Garden-Fresh Cookbook
In this video, learn about the health benefits of butternut squash, a “super vegetable”, and see...
Tomato Tarte Tatin Recipe—It’s Dessert!
As much as I love roasted Roma tomatoes, Tomato Tarte Tatin, which appeared in the August issue of...
Parsnips, popular with ancient Greeks and Romans, were brought over to the Americas with the first...
Plant Guide: Vegetables & Herbs
Welcome to our plant guide to vegetables and herbs! Our plant pages provide essential planting and...
Blog: The Tomato Circle: Planting Tomatoes Horizontally
I think I learned something last weekend about growing tomatoes. A woman at the high school plant...
Carrots love sandy soil. Add well-rotted manure to improve soil texture and increase nutrients....