Looking for a quick, easy way to plant up your vegetable or herb garden? Consider using ready-to-plant seedlings (also called transplants or starts) for just about everything but root crops.
You may not be able to see them, but a plant’s roots are crucial to its growth. Learn all about these hidden gems.
You don’t need to be an expert to grow your own food. Check out these helpful hints for first-time growers.
Still on the fence? Here are 7 compelling reasons to start growing your own fresh vegetables and herbs.
Soak up these words of wisdom from growing expert Lucinda Mays, former host of PBS’s Victory Garden South.
The difference between heirloom and hybrid tomatoes isn’t necessarily visible on the outside. It’s about the breeding.
In the soil beneath your feet, there’s an invisible world filled with life-and-death drama. Scientists call this world the soil food web.
Vegetables need good soil. If the soil is hard, rocky, soggy, or nutrient-poor, the vegetables will be, too.
You have been waiting all winter. Is it time to plant yet? Here’s how to tell.
What is a raised bed? It’s a planting area on top of the ground that offers one huge benefit: You can avoid bad soil.
From simple convenience to conquering bad soil, there are many reasons to grow your garden in containers.
Having the right tools can make gardening chores easier and faster. You don’t need a lot, either. Here’s what to get.
Change to “How much is too much…or too little? Find out how much moisture your plants need to thrive.
All edible plants remove some nutrients from the soil, and some have such huge appetites that they quickly exhaust the soil. Here’s what to do about it.
Composting 101: Discover how organic material like leaves and vegetable scraps can help feed your garden.
Follow these guidelines for providing your potted vegetables and herbs with just the right amount of water.
Use this harvest guide to recognize when your beans, tomatoes, squash, and other summer vegetables are at the peak of flavor.
In summer, herb gardeners get a delicious payoff for all of their efforts. Oddly enough, this is when some gardeners become timid. Don’t be one of them!
Harvest your cool weather vegetables at the peak of perfection using these guidelines.
While your grandmother’s house may have had a root cellar to keep her produce fresh for months, most homes today do not. Do this instead.