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Colorful vegetable varieties add bold, bright hues that look good in beds, borders, containers, and - most importantly - at mealtime!
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Learn how midsummer is the time to sow a second harvest of vegetables and herbs.
While most gardeners rush to plant their vegetable and herb crops the moment the ground thaws in spring, many do not know that midsummer is the time to sow a second harvest of delicious edibles....
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Enter the best fruits and vegetables from your garden in the county or state fair, and you could go from backyard gardener to blue-ribbon-winning horticulturalist!
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Anyone can make their own compost with the many different natural and container options available. Learn how simple it can be with some basic information.
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Your plants need water to survive, but it's a precious resource that shouldn't be squandered. Follow these tips to get your plants what they need without wasting water.
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Find out how adding soil amendments can increase the yield of your garden and improve the soil.
Whether you're using existing soil, or importing soil to fill raised garden beds, soil amendments are a vital resource for ensuring a productive vegetable garden. Many neglected urban soils are...
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Turn your extra space and love of gardening into a profitable business by selling your harvested produce at the farmer's market!
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Theresa Martz became an organic gardener, blogger and writer.
Theresa Martz started her own garden to provide food for her and her husband in Lottsburg, Virginia 36 years ago. Now, she is reaching out to others about 'simple gardening' through her...
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Home-grown loofa sponges are great for exfoliating - and for dinner
If you’re looking for an unusual plant to grow this year, try growing your own loofa sponges. Jeanine Davis is an extension specialist at North Carolina State University.  She says...
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Dinner is right outside your door.
Download this FREE Garden-to-Table guide; a full-color, 16-page reference tool on garden planning, soil maintenance and pest control.

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