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Tomatoes are the most popular vegetable in the home garden. This gardening season, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists share some helpful tips for growing tomatoes.
One man’s mission to embrace the ugly (fruits and vegetables), and give them a chance.
Just like many things in life, fruits and vegetables can come in a variety of sizes and shapes. So why is it that the only fruit and vegetables you see at the store look picture-perfect?...
$43,560. That is the amount of money that can be made farming on one acre.
You don’t need a lot of acres to make money growing things. In fact, with some elbow grease and determination, you can make $43,560 on one-acre of land. That’s one-dollar-per-square-...
Everything you need to know about growing broccoli in your garden.
Make the ultimate convenience food
If you want to preserve meat, fruits and vegetables but don’t want the hassle of canning, try a food dehydrator. The food sits on trays as warm air circulates around it. The moisture is removed...
Planting calendar is useful when starting vegetable seeds indoors
With daylight lasting a bit longer day by day, avid gardeners are hankering to plant. “If you start vegetable plants indoors, it is often helpful to list seeding dates on a calendar so...
Flipping through the Burpee Seed Catalog gave us a ton of ideas for bright-colored vegetables we want to be growing in our gardens. Here are some of our favorites this year.
I grew beets for the first time this year and had good luck, winning the beet category at the county fair. I pickled them using cranberry juice cocktail instead of water and sugar in the recipe....
Combat stubborn ground with a raised flower bed
Source: Dr. Chris Starbuck, associate professor, University of Missouri Department of Horticulture Living with hard,...