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 prepare for a bountiful summer and early fall. Hopefully, you will have already started an early harvest here and there. With some of the peas, […]
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.
With experts predicting serious economic repercussions in the coming months, growing your own food is just plain smart.
You don’t need a backyard to raise vegetables. Here’s how to grow potatoes indoors in your apartment.
Ginger is a highly favored plant both in the garden and in the kitchen. In fact, it’s one of the most widely cultivated crops in the world, famed for its many uses. Aside from its general use as a spice, ginger can also be candied, dried, and even turned into powder. The magic of ginger […]
In cities and in suburban areas, there is a surging interest in growing organic food. You can grow your own organic vegetables in containers.
If the recent seed shortage brought on by the pandemic tells us anything, it’s that the age-old practice of saving seeds is due for a revival. Here’s how to harvest seeds from your vegetable garden.