An alternative to raised beds, heavy pots or traditional garden plots, grow bags make it easy to tuck edibles anywhere in the garden, porch or balcony.
A common garden rule is never to install plants below soil grade. Often plants will languish, and possibly die, if planted too deeply. However, this is not the case with tomatoes. The stems of tomato plants have the ability to develop …
If you’re experiencing a slow spring or temperatures have warmed but aren’t quite to be trusted to remain that way, try this trick before planting heat-loving starter plants like tomatoes and peppers out in the garden.
These beautiful fruits from our garden last season are called ‘Jersey Devil’ tomatoes, and they are one of our new favorites. We got the plant from a friend who simply smirked and said, “Just wait” when we asked about them.
Many of the colors of autumn that we use to adorn our homes can easily be grown in the home garden. Bonus: You get to decide what they are, and you can have the most unique display!
Peas provide absolutely gorgeous flowers that range from white to purple, depending on the type of pea you are growing. Our favorites are ‘Golden Sweet’ snow peas, ‘Oregon Giant’ snow peas and ‘Desiree Dwarf Blauwschokkers’ garden pea.
Radishes have been given the reputation of being one of the easiest veggies to grow, but this is not true for every gardener.
To grow corn for popping or to use as cornmeal is one of the easiest things to do in your garden. Plant as you would sweet corn, on blocks rather than in rows. Add a little piece of fish or …
There are many edibles that can be added to an ornamental garden without decreasing the beauty of the landscape. Amaranth and quinoa are lovely, tall flowering plants that are grown primarily for their edible seeds, though the leaves of quinoa …
If you take a walk through your local grocery store’s produce department, you’ll learn that tomatoes are red, carrots are orange, eggplant is dark purple, beans are green, as is kohlrabi, and cauliflower is white. These are the most common …
Appropriately named for their shape and size, oxheart varieties of tomato can produce fruit that weigh up to three pounds.