Gardening won’t address all our problems, but working with plants is a well-known stress reliever.
Spring permits the gardener a chance to crank-up that wonderful component of the growing season ahead: the summer vegetable garden.
If you love asparagus and want to grow some yourself, don’t delay getting started. Even with the best of care, an asparagus bed won't yield its best crop for several years. Once it does, however, the bed will produce an abundance of spears for at least 20 to 30 years!
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.
There’s a reason why straw bale gardening is getting a lot of attention lately. The practice allows you to grow a substantial but temporary garden just about anywhere!
The remarkably hardy kale is rich in fiber, minerals, and packed with Vitamin K, Vitamin A, and Vitamin C. Here are a few choice tips on growing this cool season vegetable in your backyard successfully.
Knowing how to begin can sometimes be the most baffling aspect of growing a garden in cramped, sunless spaces. We offer tried-and-tested strategies to get you started.
The next time you have food scraps from your kitchen, don’t throw them out just yet. You may not know it yet but some kitchen scraps have the potential for…
If you have a panache for elegance and enjoy growing home-reared squash, beans, and tomatoes in your backyard, then a potager garden is perfect for you.
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.