Depending on your climate, there are many plants that will return yearly and often with an increased harvest.
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Learning to follow one crop with another is not as daunting as it might seem. There are only two main things you need to know to get a handle on succession planting:
American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America by Michelle Obama 272 pages, hardcover Crown Publishers, 2012 List price: $30.00 Our nation’s First Lady inspired many to give gardening a try when she led …
Prepare for the winter season with help from Tricia at Peaceful Valley in her video on fall vegetable care.
Learn how to construct a cold frame and also how to convert the cold frame into a heated hotbed in this video from Tricia at Peaceful Valley.
Garlic, with its enticing aroma and robust flavor, is a great way to add a little zest to any recipe. It’s also fairly easy to grow, and a crop can be started in late fall.
Regardless of whether you’re primarily an ornamental or an edibles gardener, it’s a good idea to plant both flowers and vegetables (or herbs) to promote beneficial effects for you and your garden.
Question: With the first frost coming soon, which vegetables will survive unprotected in the garden?
Was it just a few years ago that tomato crops were struck by a late blight, devastating the harvest for many home gardeners? Those gardeners who weren’t permanently scarred by the experience and have ventured back “into the water” were …
Prize-winning carved pumpkin at The New York Botanical Garden We decided to grow pumpkins this year. I discovered there is a reason that pumpkins are usually grown on farms and in “pumpkin patches.” Pumpkin vines ask for a sizable swath …
Seed-saving is not difficult, but it is not as simple as collecting seeds from dried pods at the end of the season. To ensure some reliability and true-to-type seed, you need to take a few strategies into account.