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.

  • 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


    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.

  • 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…

  • Garden Lifestyle

    Give Your Vegetables a Thai Twist

    A few special seasonings turn American vegetables into vibrant Asian fare.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Grow Fine, Tender Filet Beans

    Regular watering, frequent picking, and the right varieties yield a connoisseur's harvest.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Control Colorado Potato Beetle with a Mix of Strategies

    The Colorado potato beetle has become resistant to a number of commercial pesticides. Fortunately, there are physical, horticultural, and biological controls to choose from. Most likely, a mix of strategies…