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.

Best Veggies to Grow in Southwestern Vegetable Gardens

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


Extend The Gardening Season With Herbs

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


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.


Growing Apples

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


Gardening for Taste

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


Extend the Harvest Season

Prolong your harvest with tips and techniques for vegetable gardening after the season ends.


Companion Gardening

Some flower and vegetable plants work best when planted together.


Dos and Don’ts of Freezing Your Vegetable Harvest

Ready to harvest those veggies? Try freezing them to enjoy long after the summer days are gone!


How to Preserve Fresh Herbs by Freezing

Do you love the taste of fresh herbs? I do.  Especially when they come straight from my garden.  What I


Add Beauty to the Garden With Vegetables

You may not think of vegetables as being particularly attractive in the garden.  We are most often focused on how

Bloomin’ Onions: Beautiful Flowers of the Allium Family

On our Facebook page yesterday, we featured a “mystery photo” of a flower bloom head and asked readers to identify


Got Citrus? Learn How and When to Fertilize

Every year, it never ceases to surprise me that winter is a busy season when you have citrus trees growing


Love Garlic? Grow Your Own!

Do you love garlic?  I do.  I like to use it in a lot when I cook.  In fact, if


Plant Strawberries for a Sweet, Edible Groundcover

If you want an attractive ground cover plant with a sweet and flavorful bonus, grow strawberries!


Grow Vegetables and Flowers in Containers

Did you know that you can grow many types of vegetables in containers? You may be surprised to find that


How to Plant Your Own Herb Container Garden

Grow some of your favorite herbs in a container so you can just step outside the kitchen door and pick...

Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Do you want to get a head start on your vegetable garden this year? Start growing vegetable seeds indoors! Starting


Create an Instant Indoor Garden Using Carrot Tops

Next time you are chopping carrots for soup or making carrot sticks, don't throw out the tops. Plant them instead...


Grow Colorful and Edible Ornamental Kale in Your Garden

Plant ornamental kale to add beauty to your winter garden. Yes, you can eat it, too!


How to Freeze Fresh Tomatoes, Step-by-Step

If you harvest a bumper crop, follow this easy process to freeze tomatoes for fresh-tasting soups, sauces and salsas.