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Fruit and Vegetable Gardening
Planning a backyard vegetable garden? Is growing fruit for you? This popular pasttime is a cinch with these fruit and vegetable gardening ideas from our editors.
Take these fresh veggies from the garden to your kitchen.
Harvest your own vegetables even in spotty sunshine.
Plant these crops vegetables for your fastest summer harvest ever.
Purple carrots, blue potatoes, and black tomatoes? Plant a garden full of unexpected vegetables and eat the rainbow!
Growing flowers and vegetables from seed gives you more choices and can save money. Here are 11 great seed catalogs to check out.
Stock your pantry with home-dried herbs and save money at the grocery store. Here’s how!
Pile on homegrown garnishes, then invite friends to belly up to a Bloody Mary bar.
Plant your most fruitful tomato harvest ever with these seven tried-and-tested tips for success.
Reap the many benefits of timeless, region-specific veggies.
Bring the heat from your veggie garden into the kitchen with these best pepper picks.
Try this smart and easy way to grow veggies.
Add pops of color to your patio with berry plants that fit in containers.
Veggie harvest times vary based on temperature and growing conditions.
Craft a truly unique beer by growing the ingredients yourself.
Plan a diverse vegetable garden and make 2015 the year you finally get
Good things come in small plants! Learn more about these pint-sized veggies and how to grow them in your DIY vegetable garden.
Thinking of growing a backyard vegetable garden? Save time and money by avoiding these simple pitfalls.
Want to enjoy summer herbs all year long? We’ll show you how with these tips and tricks on drying herbs.
Harvest seasonal fruits this summer and preserve the flavor for months! We’ll show you how to dry fruit from your garden with these three simple steps.
Cheers to the cocktail garden! Grow a happy hour in your own backyard with these good-time tips and fruit and vegetable plant ideas.
Enhance your indoor DIY vegetable garden with these 7 easy steps on how to grow herbs in winter.
Perk up your backyard vegetable garden by swapping old standards for new ones!
Go beyond the ordinary with these unique picks that boast terrific flavor and bright colors for your tomato garden.
Looking for herbs to grow in your yard? Whether grown in a container or a vegetable garden, these fragrant options will add flavor to any meal.
Learn how to grow microgreens with this money-saving garden project.
Preserve your harvest by learning how to freeze vegetables.
A monthly guide to harvesting and enjoying your favorite vegetables.
Peas are packed with nutrients and are easy to grow in any backyard.
Join the heirloom revolution and grow your own heirlooms in your backyard vegetable garden.
With a little nurturing, you can grow cherry trees with ease.
Chock-full of vitamins and fiber, the common carrot is a nutritional powerhouse. Oh, and unlike some healthy fad foods, carrots taste great, too.
Apples are a healthy, delicious snack that you can grow yourself or gather from a nearby orchard.
From the fruit and vegetable garden to your kitchen table, it’s all about soul-stirring flavor.
Once again, the harvest season seems like an all-too-brief window. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are some tips to use when planning next year’s garden—ideas that extend your summer harvest in the “shoulder seasons” of early fall and late spring.
As I learned from nationally known garden gurus Rosalind Creasy and Charlie Nardozzi, veggies and ornamentals go together like Angelina and Brad. This flagrant act of garden “friending” even has a name: edible landscaping.
Some flower and vegetable plants work best when planted together.
Enjoy the flavor of summer by learning how to preserve fresh herbs by freezing them into ice cubes.