KitchenGardener Magazine

  • Design

    Three Garden Structures You Can Build

    Lashed poles, hoops,l and sticks give vining beans and tomatoes handsome support. These structures, from the gardens of historic Old Salem, a Moravian village in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, are a…

  • Article

    How to Grow Watermelons

    Make room for the sweet crunch of watermelons. They can even be coaxed to grow up trellises in smaller gardens.

  • heading lettuce
    How-To

    How to Grow Heading Lettuce

    Crisp and crunchy or buttery and tender, heading varieties of lettuce have lots to offer. Expert lettuce grower Renee Shepherd shares her expertise.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Plant Some High-Yielding, Low-Growing Peas

    Dwarf peas are a great choice for the home gardener. Learn how to select the best varieties, when to plant them, and how to support them for best results.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Build a Cold Frame with a Lightweight Lid

    Get a plan, materials list, and step-by-step instructions for building an easy-to-manage, self-venting cold frame lid.

  • Garden Lifestyle

    Smoothies!

    Blend yourself a quick and nutritious cold drink with fruits, berries, and even vegetables from the garden. Get delicious recipes, or use the suggested ingredients here to concoct your own…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Grow Escarole and Endive

    Escarole and endive offer crunch and a pleasant bitterness. These cool-season greens can be used raw as a salad ingredient, or cooked, most commonly in sautées or soups.

  • Garden Lifestyle

    Summer Squash Sauté

    Quick cooking is the ticket for light, flavorful summer fare.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Grow Celeriac

    Celeriac, also known as celery root, is far easier to grow than celery, its close relative. If you're looking to try something new this year, consider celeriac. It's no beauty,…

  • Garden Lifestyle

    A Winter Vegetable Garden in Northern California

    If your climate is right, you can keep your garden going all winter with cool-weather crops that can't take the summer heat: peas, spinach, cauliflower, cabbage, lettuce, and other salad…