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.

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.

Zinnias planted by green peppers

Edible Landscaping

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.

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