Latest From the Garden

Planting Projects: Zucchini, Tomatoes & Basil

Plant a delectable combination of zucchini, tomatoes, and basil. Once they mature, harvest and combine them to make three amazing dishes.

Planting Projects: Cherry Tomatoes, Snap Beans & Thyme

Grow cherry tomatoes, snap beans, and thyme in a single big container, then use them to create three fresh, tasty dishes come harvest time.

Planting Projects: Cucumbers, Bell Peppers & Dill

Plant a refreshing trio of cucumber, bell pepper, and dill plants in less than 15 minutes, then combine your harvest to make three unique, delicious dishes.

Warm White Bean Bread Salad

A satisfying meal, Warm White Bean Bread Salad is a delicious, unexpected way to celebrate the freshness of garden-ripe tomatoes.

Pesto and Summer Vegetable Tart

Also called a galette, this Pesto and Summer Vegetable Tart is fast and easy, but very impressive. Use puff pastry for a more elegant look.

Caprese Burger

These Caprese Burgers are a surprising, delicious twist on a classic. Serve them with watermelon salad, sweet potato chips, or grilled veggies.

Summer Chicken and Rice

Fresh, hearty, and satisfying, Summer Chicken and Rice is the perfect one-pan, quick-and-easy warm weather dinner. The tomatoes provide bursts of flavor.

Athenian Shrimp with Arugula

A well-balanced mix of savory and peppery, Athenian Shrimp with Arugula is a great go-to lunch dish when you want to impress but don’t much time to cook.

Sweet Potato and Blue Cheese Nachos

This is a fresh, flavorful twist on traditional nachos! Bake these Sweet Potato and Blue Cheese Nachos in four small baking dishes for individual servings.

Featured Posts

Bonnie’s 3rd Grade Cabbage Program

The 3rd Grade Cabbage Program promotes a love of gardening through growing cabbage plants. Kids may win a $1,000 scholarship from Bonnie Plants. Learn More

The Garden App You’ve Been Waiting For

HOMEGROWN with Bonnie Plants is here! This handy (free!) app makes it easy to plant, grow, track, and share your best garden ever. Whether you prefer to watch a video or step through the many features at your own pace, let us show you all the cool things it can do. Read More

Which Onion Is Right For You?

If you have ever planted onions only to grow a lackluster harvest of small bulbs, your growing technique may not be the issue. You may have started with the wrong onion. There are three types of onions, each one better suited for a certain part of the country. If you plant the wrong one, you may not get much of a harvest. Here’s how to tell which onion is right for you.

Make a Row Cover Hoop House

Many leafy spring and fall crops are frost tolerant into the 20s, but if you’re dealing with lower temperatures, you need to give them little extra warmth under the protection of a row cover. Depending on their thickness, these blankets give 4 to 8 degrees of extra protection on freezing nights…

Which Veggies for Which Season?

Because a vegetable needs either warm or cool weather, crops sort themselves into two distinct categories: cool season (for spring and fall) and warm season (for summer). Planting in the proper season is the first step to a bountiful garden. FOR SPRING AND FALL: Plant the hardy and semi-hardy vegetables below in early spring for spring harvests and again in… Read more »

Featured Varieties

Rosemary

Rosemary has great culinary and ornamental value.

German Thyme

Highly aromatic. Hardy perennial.

Georgia Collards

Georgia Collards are rich in vitamins and minerals.

Swiss Chard

The most beautiful of all greens grows in cool or warm weather.

From the Kitchen

Warm White Bean Bread Salad

A satisfying meal, Warm White Bean Bread Salad is a delicious, unexpected way to celebrate the freshness of garden-ripe tomatoes.

Pesto and Summer Vegetable Tart

Also called a galette, this Pesto and Summer Vegetable Tart is fast and easy, but very impressive. Use puff pastry for a more elegant look.

Caprese Burger

These Caprese Burgers are a surprising, delicious twist on a classic. Serve them with watermelon salad, sweet potato chips, or grilled veggies.

Summer Chicken and Rice

Fresh, hearty, and satisfying, Summer Chicken and Rice is the perfect one-pan, quick-and-easy warm weather dinner. The tomatoes provide bursts of flavor.

Athenian Shrimp with Arugula

A well-balanced mix of savory and peppery, Athenian Shrimp with Arugula is a great go-to lunch dish when you want to impress but don’t much time to cook.

Sweet Potato and Blue Cheese Nachos

This is a fresh, flavorful twist on traditional nachos! Bake these Sweet Potato and Blue Cheese Nachos in four small baking dishes for individual servings.