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.

How to Grow Potatoes in a Vegetable Garden

If you love eating potatoes, you might be curious about how to grow potatoes in your garden. Learn the best tips for a successful harvest.

Should You Grow Hybrid or Heirloom Tomatoes?

Do you know the difference between hybrid vs heirloom tomatoes? The great tomato debate has been going on for years.


How to Grow Your Own Fresh Strawberry Patch

Follow this guide and learn how to grow a bumper crop of strawberries at home—including how to grow strawberries in...


7 Fascinating Berry Facts You Need to Know

Brush up on your berry facts and boost your knowledge of the fruits you love! Learn which fruits are (and...


How and When to Start Seeds Indoors: Timing Is Everything

Learn when to start seeds indoors, what plants to grow from seed, care tips, and the right way to safely...

Top 10 Kitchen Garden Herbs to Grow for Cooking

Looking for herbs to grow for cooking recipes? Planted in a container or a vegetable garden, these fragrant herbs will...


Top 10 Easy Vegetables to Grow in Your Garden

Harvest food from your garden with these easy vegetables to grow. From tomatoes to peas, make this the year you...

Companion Flowers for Vegetables to Grow in Containers

You probably grow flowers in containers and maybe a veggie garden. But this year, mix it up with the best...


Freezing Fresh Tomatoes, Step by Step

If you harvest a bumper crop, follow this easy process for freezing fresh tomatoes. Then use them all year to...


Tomatoes Make Great Sunflower Companion Plants

Tomatoes make ideal sunflower companion plants. The sunflowers attract more pollinators like birds and bees to your tomatoes. Plus find...


Grow Colorful and Edible Ornamental Flowering Kale

Plant ornamental flowering kale to add beauty to your fall and winter garden. Yes, you can eat these vegetable plants,...

Cool Weather Vegetables to Grow in Fall

There's no need to stop gardening when fall arrives! Discover how to grow cool weather vegetables like carrots, broccoli, and...


Grow a Vertical Vegetable Garden to Save Space

Small space? No problem! Give edibles a little support and watch your vertical vegetable garden grow up, up and away.


Grow a Pizza Garden in Your Own Backyard

Pizzas come in all shapes and flavors! Here's how you can grow your own by creating a pizza garden featuring...


How to Grow Blueberries in Your Own Backyard

Try these indispensable tips for successfully growing and harvesting blueberries, an amazing superfood.


Expert Tips for Growing Asparagus at Home

Want to add asparagus to your garden, but not sure where to start? From planting to harvesting, discover our useful...

Thyme Plants: Ornamental and Edible Herbs

A thyme plant isn't just a fragrant and edible herb. It is a versatile plant that adds beauty in many...


How to Grow a Container Garden for Herbs

Follow this step-by-step guide to creating a container garden for herbs. Plus, find out which herbs are the easiest to...


Top 10 Tropical Fruit Trees to Grow

With a sunny window and a little patience, you can grow tropical fruit trees in your home. It’s easier than...


How to Grow an Indoor Lemon Tree

It's easier than you think to brighten up your home in winter! Grow a fragrant reminder of summer with an...


Your Guide to Growing Fruit Trees Indoors in Pots

You don't need an orchard to grow fruit. Follow expert tips for growing indoor fruit trees in pots, from coffee...


9 Fun Fall Gourd and Pumpkin Facts

Discover which country once used gourds as currency, which Japanese game is played with watermelons, and a wide variety of...


The Ultimate Guide to Growing (and Eating) Zucchini

Growing enough zucchini for days and days? Find out what to do with extra zucchini when this high-yield veggie just...


6 Genius Ways to Use Up Extra Tomatoes and Veggies

Is your garden too productive this year? Not sure what to do with all of those tomatoes? Make the most...


6 Interesting Carrot Facts Worth Knowing

Discover fascinating facts about carrots. Get the dirt on these root veggies, and explore the world of these gardening and...

Magazine Cover

Subscribe & SAVE

Save Up To 75%!

12 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Tomato Garden

Having fresh tomatoes at the ready is one of the summer's great joys. But your tomato gardening technique could be...


What Are Horned Melons and How to Grow Them

Learn everything you need to know about this unusual fruit, including what a horned melon tastes like and how you...


How to Store Vegetables So They Stay Fresh Longer

You should not store all vegetables in the fridge. Preserve fresh picked flavor with this handy guide.


Top 10 Best Tomatoes to Grow

Go beyond the ordinary in your tomato garden with our picks for the best tomatoes to grow (psst, these tomatoes...


7 Tips to Grow Your Best Basil Ever

Basil is one a most popular culinary herb, thanks to its spicy-sweet leaves, but it can be tricky to grow....