Though they are 90 percent water, cantaloupes are a rich, sweet source of vitamins A and C. Here's how to grow some in your garden.
Raspberries are not just delicious, they are also loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Here's how to grow some in your garden.
If you’re growing tomatoes, you’re going to have to face this question sooner or later: to prune or not to prune? There are certain advantages and disadvantages to pruning. The…
Blistering temperatures above typical summer averages drive us indoors - into the comfort of our homes. But what about the plants in our gardens?
A full-fledged gardener will know just how important a garden trug is. It’s actually a harvest basket, considered as an essential garden accessory. It’s mostly used for carrying tools or…
Blueberries are a favorite among backyard gardeners because they are delicious and easy to grow.
The colorful fruits are low in calories and abundantly rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants. This makes them an excellent addition to a healthy diet and a diverse backyard garden
For all its cultural potency, the common fig – or simply fig - is surprisingly easy to plant and grow. That’s why more and more gardeners are growing figs in their backyards these days.
While the name might imply that they require considerable space, forest gardening is simply another way to integrate edible and useful trees and bushes into home gardens.
My small family loves strawberries a little too much. This love affair with strawberries has prompted my mother-in-law and me to grow our own. We started a strawberry garden all…