Gardening Articles

If you’re like me and can never have too many flowers, now is the time to plan a cutting garden so you can have your... read more
Beets are a cool season vegetable crop. This root veggie grows quickly and has many different... read more
Carrots are a popular root vegetable that are easy to grow in sandy soil. They are resistant to... read more
Aside from supplying conventional nutrients, all leafy greens (especially the deeply colored ones)... read more
Sage is a hardy perennial with soft, grayish green leaves. Its flower colors vary; they can be... read more
Broccoli has many health benefits that make it really good for you and your family, so even if you... read more
Basil is a leafy, fragrant annual with a bushy appearance. The most common type of basil is sweet... read more
Oregano is a perennial with rose-purple or white flowers and a taste reminiscent of thyme. Its... read more
Kale is a hardy, cool-season green that is part of the cabbage family. It grows best in the spring... read more
Raspberries are naturally inclined to grow in cooler climates, although the development of... read more
Raspberries are a delicious power food prized for the vitamins, fiber, and many health benefits... read more
When plants are very young and just tiny seedlings, many people find that it’s hard to tell the... read more
The humble beet, steamed, boiled, roasted, pickled, borscht’ed—but especially served raw—is... read more
Phlox are perennials and a favorite choice among wildflowers. These plants sport many star-shaped,... read more
Celebrate the Full Moon of April—also called the Pink Moon. Enjoy the facts, folklore, and more!... read more
Hyacinth bulbs are planted in the fall and borne in spring. The Victorians revered hyacinths for... read more
Plant hardiness zones help gardeners understand which plants will most likely survive at a location... read more
Cannas are among the most colorful summer bulbs—as flamboyant as their tropical American ancestry—... read more
Below is a chart showing Canada frost dates in the spring and fall for various Canadian cities. (... read more
Find average frost dates for your last spring frost and first fall frost If your town isn’t listed... read more
Gardeners curse the ubiquitous dandelion and its pervasive nature. They pop up everywhere in spring... read more
When you announce, “We’re having salad,” do you hear a collective groan?  You’ll turn their groans... read more
A Spring Tonic, using the early greens of spring, may be just the thing you need to get through... read more
Fruit kvass is an exceptionally easy-to-make probiotic drink that should be in everyone’s ... read more
December’s flowers may be very different from each other, one being a bulb and the other an... read more
November’s birth flower recalls the vibrant colors of October’s autumn leaves. What is the Flower... read more
Both of October’s flowers are colorful annuals that thrive in full sun. What is the Flower for the... read more
June’s birth month flowers are among the most fragrant of all.    What is the Flower for the Month... read more
By April, spring’s in full swing, and these birth month flowers are ready to express its happy... read more
When the flowers begin to emerge in March, it seems that these cheery yellow blooms are among the... read more
When you hear the word “iris,” do you see a big bearded beauty rising up above swordlike leaves?... read more
What an interesting customer recommendation of the Almanac Vegetable Garden Planner!  Augustin R.... read more
We LOVE Christine’s review of the Almanac Vegetable Garden Planner! As well as creating her own... read more
You don’t have to be a pro to make great use of our tool! Angela used the Vegetable Garden Planner... read more
Allie used the Almanac Vegetable Garden Planner to plant her own kitchen garden, with veggies like... read more
This year, customers of the Almanac Garden Planner sent us glowing reviews!  We were so excited... read more
What are the birth month flowers for your loved ones?  Listed below, we have birth flowers by month... read more
Think about plants. We can learn from the way they keep themselves healthy, and there are many ways... read more
Ready to try growing your own fresh food? It’s easy and fun to lay out your garden with The Old... read more
This year, the early spring weather really is warmer than normal. Nope, you did not imagine it!... read more
Succeed with seeds! Here are 10 tips for starting your seeds indoors. The Hindi word for seed is... read more