Blistering temperatures above typical summer averages drive us indoors - into the comfort of our homes. But what about the plants in our gardens?
Home-grown sugar snaps are much sweeter, more succulent, and far tastier than anything you can grab from a grocery shelf.
The cauliflower is a wide, girthy plant, but its roots run surprisingly shallow. That makes the delicious cool-weather vegetable an excellent candidate for container gardening!
Planting the same thing in the same place year after year drains nutrients from the soil. You can avoid this by changing what you plant on a particular plot or bed from year to year.
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.
Over the years, farmers and gardeners have developed several methods of succession planting, making efficient use of space, crop varieties, climate, and timing. Here are a few tips to help you grow a succession garden in your backyard.
Spring permits the gardener a chance to crank-up that wonderful component of the growing season ahead: the summer vegetable garden.
Gardeners who tend to small gardens can enjoy a more diverse and abundant harvest by growing two or more crops in the same area. Here are the basics of intercropping.
We are right now approaching a distinct juncture in the gardening calendar. If you happen to live in the Northern Hemisphere, then May and June are the months when we…
You can sow radicchio seeds in early spring, about two to three weeks before the last frost. But you can also sow in mid-summer. Here's how.