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Jennifer Benner

  • How-To

    How to Direct-Sow Veggies

    Even though I consider myself a thrifty shopper, I often leave the grocery store feeling a lot lighter in the wallet. I just won’t compromise on some things, like healthy,…

  • How-To

    Putting Your Borders to Bed

    As much as I love gardening, I must admit that I look forward to putting my garden to bed at the end of the season. In the same way my…

  • Design

    Container TLC

    The right care and feeding are the secrets to keeping your pots lush and healthy all season long 

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Beautiful and Unique Varieties of Common Herbs

    Ask most gardeners what their gateway plant was and I’ll bet money that they’ll say it was something edible. There’s something about growing your own food that brings newbies over…

  • Design

    Fast-Growing Fillers

    Let’s be honest. Everyone has them: gaping, unwanted holes smack-dab in the middle of their plantings. Not long after the promise of spring has sprung, problem areas start rearing their…

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