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Tomato Diseases and...
I say “tomayto” and you say “tomahto” but however you say it, tomato time is here! Along with the luscious fruits that we wait months for come the many tomato disorders and...
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Troubleshooting Tomato Problems
In this short video, we help you troubleshoot some of the most common tomato diseases, pests, and...
How to Save Vegetable Seeds: Seed-Saving Guide
Save the seeds from some of your favorite garden vegetables to replant next year! Here’s our seed-...
Zucchini Fertility Spawns Annual Holiday
Every gardener who has grown zucchini knows that this time of year vines go crazy producing...
Autumnal Equinox 2017: First Day of Fall
Autumn starts again with the autumnal equinox on September 22. Welcome in the fall season on the...
Kids Guess Veggies: Part 1
These adorable kids were asked to identify veggies by taste. See how they did! You can find fun...
Swine's Snout, Nosebleed, and other Weird Plant Names
Have you ever heard of these weird plant names? Learn how the plants below got such unique names,...
Growing Japanese Iris
If you love Siberian and bearded irises, you have to give their Japanese cousin a try. They bloom...
How to Keep Cut Flowers Fresh
Fresh cut flower arrangements, whether homegrown or purchased, look fabulous in a vase. Here’s how...
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...
Bee Houses for Solitary Bees
What’s the secret to enjoying more blooms and greater harvests? Pollination! To increase the...
Gardening by the Moon's Sign August 2017
Use the August 2017 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best...
Cucumbers: Health Benefits
How healthy are cucumbers? Cucumbers are much more versatile than you might think, so here are tips...
Blackberries, like raspberries, are a very easy fruit to grow. Once this native berry is ripe, get...
Best Zucchini Recipes | 15 Favorites
Enjoy easy zucchini recipes from zucchini bread to zucchini brownies! Have fun with 15 ways to use...
Squash and Zucchini
Squash, especially zucchini, is a prolific vegetable! Easy to grow, each plant will produce several...
Green Beans: So Good for You
String beans. Green beans. Snap beans. Not only are they healthy for your body but also they are...
How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies
A fruit fly infestation can be a truly annoying experience. Here’s how to get rid of fruit flies....
Pole and bush beans (more commonly called green beans) are a tender vegetable and a great addition...
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...
Cantaloupes—or muskmelons—are a delicious, heat-loving fruit with a relatively long growing season...
The sweet potato is a warm-season, spreading vegetable of tropical origin. Here’s how to grow sweet...
Yarrow is a native plant that’s practically care-free, making it perfect for borders, ground covers...
Succession Gardening Chart
See our successive gardening chart listing last planting dates for second-season crops. To...
Comforting Calendula and Its Many Benefits
No other flower in the cutting garden glows with cheerfulness quite like calendula. Irresistible...
5 Fast-Growing Vegetables to Try
As you harvest vegetables from the garden, fill in the gaps with fast-growing vegetables. Watch the...
Sage is a hardy perennial with soft, grayish green leaves. Here’s how to grow sage in your garden!...
Tips on Planting Lettuce in the Garden
A crop that can be planted often is lettuce. This is actually my husband’s favorite so I plant...
Gladiolus is a classic perennial known for its tall flower spikes. A great cutting flower,...
Basil is a warm-weather, fragrant herb that tastes great in Italian dishes—and let’s not forget...
How to Water Vegetables for Better Taste
Improve the flavor of tomatoes and other vegetables just by the way you water your garden. Here’s ...
Ants on Peonies
The peonies in my backyard always have ants crawling on the flower buds. Many people think ants are...
Poison Oak: Identifying and Treating Poison Oak
Here are ways to identify poison oak as well as some home remedies to treat poison oak rash. What...
Coriander and Cilantro
Coriander/cilantro is a fast-growing, aromatic, annual herb that grows best in the cooler weather...
Beet Kvass Recipe
Beet kvass is a fermented vegetable drink that is easy to make and loaded with probiotics. Learn...
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...
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and prevent blossom-end rot on your tomatoes and other...
Plums are a good choice for beginner gardeners who want to grow fruit trees, as plum trees are...
How to Can Tomatoes
By canning tomatoes, you can enjoy that garden-fresh tomato taste in sauces, soups and stews all...
Biting into a juicy pear is one of the joys of the season. See how to plant, grow, and harvest...
An easy-care vegetable that loves sun and water, cucumbers grow quickly as long as they receive...
Turnips are cool-weather vegetables that can be grow in both spring and in fall, avoiding the hot...
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