Kitchen Gardening

Grow Vol. 9 Extras

For more expert advice and inspiration, check out Grow Vol. Lemon basils taste as good as they smellIn Grow 9, Susan Belsinger lays out all.

Lean about lemon basil in GROW Vol. 9.
Photo/Illustration: Steve Aitken

 Welcome to the online supplement to Grow Vol. 9! We hope that between the magazine and this collection of videos, articles, and recipes, you’ll be able to enjoy the fruits of your labors this summer.


Issue extras


Victor Schrager

Heirloom tomatoes

Learn about planting, maintaining, and harvesting tomatoes in our Homegrown/Homemade series. Click here to watch!

Danielle Sherry

Soil testing 101

Get a behind-the-scenes peek at a soil testing laboratory. Click here to watch the video!

Danielle Sherry

Troubleshooting squash

Watch our Homegrown/Homemade duo plant, maintain, harvest, and cook up some stunning squash. Click here to watch the video!

Scott Phillips


The Homegrown/Homemade team tackles strawberries in this part of our popular series. Click here to watch the video!



  Discover more about the edibles packed into Grow 9!

Lemon basils taste as good as they smell
In Grow 9, Susan Belsinger lays out all you need to know about growing lemon basil. Here are some more recipes that put those areomatic leaves to good use.

Lemon Basil Ice Cream

Pasta with Summer Vegetables and Lemon Basil

Wineberries and Blueberries with Lemon Basil Syrup

Tomatoes for everyone
Heirloom or hybrid, there is no doubt that homegrown tomatoes taste infintely better than their store-bought brethern.

Early Pruning of Tomatoes

Tomato Trivia

How Do You Select Tomatoes to Grow?

Help Pollinate Your Tomato Plants

Sumptuous strawberries
Once you’ve grown your basket of berries with the help of Grow Vol. 9, blend them into these culinary masterpieces.

Strawberry Watermelon Soup

Strawberry “Soft Serve” Yogurt

Strawberry Champagne Granita

Favas are our favorites
Here’s a bit more information and a couple more recipes to satiate your hankering for favas.

Experimenting with Fava Beans

To Peel Or Not To Peel

Fava Beans with Pancetta

Lamb and Fava Pod Sauce

Slideshow: Stunning Squashes
Head over to to look through our slides of stunning squashes. You’ve never seen anything so beautiful as these crops. See the slideshow…

Carrots Galore
In Grow Vol. 9, Antonio Reis lists some of his favorite carrots to grow at home. Here’s some more in-depth information on growing, and a few more recipes that are sure to become part of your culinary repertoire.

Thin Plants for a Healthy Crop

Video: Homegrow/Homemade Carrots

Carrot Timbales

Carrot and Cranberry Muffins

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