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.

Garden peas

Growing Peas

Peas are packed with nutrients and are easy to grow in any backyard.

Carrots

Growing Carrots

Chock-full of vitamins and fiber, the common carrot is a nutritional powerhouse. Oh, and unlike some healthy fad foods, carrots taste great, too.

Basket of Apples

Growing Apples

Apples are a healthy, delicious snack that you can grow yourself or gather from a nearby orchard.

Basket with Vegetables

Gardening for Taste

From the fruit and vegetable garden to your kitchen table, it’s all about soul-stirring flavor.

Basket of Vegetables

Extend the Harvest Season

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.

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