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.

From Carrots to Cucumbers: Your Guide to 7 Veggie-Harvest Times

Veggie harvest times vary based on temperature and growing conditions.

Top 10 Easy-to-Grow Vegetables

Plan a diverse vegetable garden with these easy-to-grow veggies and make this the year you finally get growing.


DIY Vegetable Garden Idea: Mini-Me Microgreens

Good things come in small plants! Learn more about these pint-sized veggies and how to grow them in your DIY...


Plant Fall Veggies in Late Summer to Extend the Growing Season

As summer begins to wane, it's time to plant cool-season veggies in your backyard vegetable garden.


5 Common Mistakes In The Backyard Vegetable Garden

Thinking of growing a backyard vegetable garden? Save time and money by avoiding these simple pitfalls.

Guide to Preserving and Drying Herbs

Want to enjoy summer herbs all year long? We'll show you how with these tips and tricks on drying herbs....


How to Dry Fruit For All Seasons

Harvest seasonal fruits this summer and preserve the flavor for months! We'll show you how to dry fruit from your...


Why Do Leafy Greens Bolt?

Learn why lettuce bolts, why it's not a good idea to eat leafy greens after this happens, and ways to...


Plants for a Cocktail Garden

Cheers to the cocktail garden! Grow a happy hour in your own backyard with these good-time tips and fruit and...


Growing Fruit Trees: How to Repel Borers Naturally

Want to keep borers away from your fruit tree without using pesticides? Learn how garlic and nasturtiums can keep borers...


DIY Vegetable Garden: Beneficial Vegetable Pairs

Did you know that certain vegetables do best when paired with certain others in your DIY vegetable garden? Learn which...


Should You Grow Heirloom or Hybrid Tomatoes?

Learn the differences between heirloom and hybrid tomatoes and decide which tomatoes are the best for your garden.


Pink-Flowered Strawberries for Your Fruit Garden

Add pink-flowered strawberries to your fruit garden, where they're perfect in containers.

How to Grow Herbs in Winter

Follow these 7 easy steps to learn how to grow herbs in winter, including potting and watering tips. Then enjoy...


New Plants for Your Backyard Vegetable Garden

Perk up your backyard vegetable garden by swapping old standards for new veggies!


Best Veggies to Grow in Southwestern Vegetable Gardens

A garden expert explains the best vegetables that grow well in her desert southwestern veggie garden.


5 Fascinating Facts About Pumpkins

Get ready for fall by learning more about pumpkins.


Extend The Gardening Season With Herbs

Plant herbs in a sunny window and harvest them to use in your favorite recipes all year long.


Top 10 Best Tomatoes to Grow

Go beyond the ordinary with these unique picks that boast terrific flavor and bright colors for your tomato garden.


Plant a Fall Salad Garden

As the weather turns cooler, plant leafy greens like lettuce, kale and spinach to keep harvesting salads during the fall...


How to Grow Microgreens

Learn how to grow microgreens with this money-saving garden project.

5 Tips for Freezing Garden Vegetables

Preserve your harvest to enjoy year-round by learning the proper way to freeze your fresh garden vegetables.


Month-by-Month Guide to Healthy Vegetables

A monthly guide to harvesting and enjoying your favorite vegetables.


Growing Peas

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


Growing Heirloom Vegetables

Join the heirloom revolution and grow your own heirlooms in your backyard vegetable garden.


Growing Cherries

With a little nurturing, you can grow cherry trees with ease.


Growing Carrots

At the root of it, it just takes a little TLC to grow this nutritious and delicious garden vegetable.