How to Grow Zucchini from Seed

Because they are such prolific fruiting vegetables, you usually only need one or two zucchini plants for an entire family. Even then, you may still find yourself giving zucchini away to neighbors.

10 Flowers for a Fragrant Garden

With a little planning, you can grow a range of fragrant plants, hardy or delicate, to transform your garden into a sweet-smelling paradise.

Get Rid of Those Pesky Pests Naturally!

Stop pests eating your garden by encouraging natural predators and repellants

Planting a pest resistant garden… Right now, there are gardeners all around the world, tending their vegetables. But for who? Depending on where you are, are you also sharing your crop with possums, rabbits, mice or deer? Then there are the aphids, caterpillars, gnats and flies who also appreciate your lush annuals, perennials, vegetables, and […]

How to Grow Okra

Okra is a popular food crop in Africa, the Middle East, Greece, Turkey, India, the Caribbean, South America, and the Southern US. Here’s how to grow okra in your backyard.

How to Grow Red Kidney Beans

Red beans, also called kidney beans, are both a healthy inclusion to your diet and an excellent crop for the backyard garden. Here’s how to grow them from seed.

How to Build a Hügelkultur Raised Bed

Small farmers and homesteaders all over the world have used hügelkultur to grow food and increase yields. Here’s how to build the ultimate raised bed in your garden.