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.
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.