Okra is a popular food crop in Africa, the Middle East, Greece, Turkey, India, the Caribbean, South America, and the Southern US. Here's how to grow okra in your backyard.
For centuries, the Three Sisters were the center of Native American agriculture, community life, and culinary traditions – and for good reason.
Growing a garden means cultivating patience as much as it means growing plants. Of course, after a while, you also learn that there are ways to sidestep the lengthy waiting periods.
If you are growing vegetables to save money, or you simply want an additional source of food, here are some crops which could deliver real cost savings.
Broccoli grows surprisingly well in containers. In fact, if you have poor quality soil, or a small garden, then growing broccoli in a pot is the way to go. I
Beets are adapted to grow in cool temperatures, making them a perfect vegetable to plant both in spring and late summer.
Spinach is one of the most nourishing cool-weather crops to grow, yielding vitamin-rich, dark green leaves that are excellent for salads and cooking. Here are a few tips on growing the vegetable in your backyard.
If you decide to start growing from seed, the next question that needs to be answered is, “Which vegetables are easiest to grow from seeds?” Here's our short list.
Growing radish is a fun learning exercise for new gardeners. The tangy springtime favorite is hardy, easy-to-grow, and can be planted multiple times in a growing season.
Many are too intimidated to start a vegetable garden, but the task can be simple - and quite enjoyable - if you grow the right crops. Here are some of the easiest vegetables to grow.