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…
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.
Sweet corn is one of the most popular vegetables in supermarket produce bins. With a little space and planning, you can grow some in your own backyard.
Bok choy stalks are crisp, juicy, and delicious. The leaves are smooth and tender with a flavor akin to that of cabbage and chard. Here's how to grow some in your backyard.
Whatever the reasons behind our love affair with front lawns, there is little doubt that the land they occupy can be put to much better use.
A native of Africa and India, eggplants have found a cherished place in the cuisines of Spain, Sicily, and Southern France. Here's how to grow some in your backyard.